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Boulevard Summer Concert Series Kicks Off

The annual Blackstone Boulevard summer concert series — “In Concert With Nature” — held at the trolley hut kicks off today, Wednesday, June 19, with performances by the Classical High School Jazz Band and the Classical String Ensemble. More information about upcoming concerts at the Blackstone Park Conservancy. Rain dates are the following Wednesday; today […]

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Big win for North Smithfield bus drivers and SEIU

From Matt: Coming on the heels of 200 Providence Headstart workers voting to join SEIU and 600 nurses at Kent Hospital voting to join UNAP, North Smithfield school bus drivers voted “Union Yes!” today by voting to join SEIU. The 34 school bus drivers and aides work for First Student, Inc. and serve the town

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Is there no such thing as a childhood anymore?

No more farts: ‘According to this week’s Fire Cracker school newsletter though, the joke’s on the boys as the penalty for “intentional farting” is now a detention. “Strange, but true, thanks to a bunch of 8th grade boys, intentional farting has been banned from CRMS,” the newsletter said. “It started out as a funny joke

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The menage-a-trois was great while it lasted

There’s much ado these days in the CHARIHO (CHArlestown RIchmond HOpkinton) school district. The three towns once realized that they were stronger together than in isolation, and merged their school districts. But in order for a bond to pass – say, to build a new school – all three towns need to approve it individually.

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