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RIF Grants — College Student Travel Experience

(2.20) Oh, the places you’ll go. College students yearning for adventure have until February 20th to apply for fellowships of up to $5,000 through the Michael P. Metcalf Memorial Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation. Over the years, the fund has awarded fellowships to more than 100 students to visit places ranging from Appalachia to […]

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Blood Donors Needed

January is National Blood Donor Month, established back in 1970 by then President Nixon. The American Red Cross even has Super Bowl tickets for some lucky (January) donor. From America’s Blood Centers: 3% of Americans currently donate blood despite 65 percent of the population being eligible to do so. Additionally, less than 20 percent of

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Two Hours Free Parking At Meters Through New Year’s Day

The Mayor has announced that two hours of free parking will be available at meters in designated commercial districts around Providence through Monday, January 1st. The holiday parking program is designed to make it easier for shoppers to visit local businesses. While parking meter violations will not be issued during free two-hour parking in the

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