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2020 was tough, but these influencers make us optimistic about the future – with good reason

In light of state plans for a multi-hub bus system, stakeholders reflect on the function of the city’s transit center

How can Providence reckon with its tangible legacy of monuments and places inextricably linked to oppression? Haus of Glitter Dance Company provides at least one answer. Anthony “AM.” …

Fundraising for nonprofits is a heavy lift even in the best of times, but during a global pandemic followed by an economic shutdown, it’s brutal – especially since many rely on large, …

No disrespect to anyone else, but Harrison Peters has arguably the toughest job of anyone on this list. Last February he walked through what has been a revolving door at 797 Westminster to helm a …

The pandemic transformed doctors into unexpected national and local celebrities. Think Anthony Fauci or Rhode Island Department of Health Director Nicole Alexander-Scott. Megan Ranney is another, a …

"In 2021 I intend to not stay in my lane and to push boundaries,” proclaims Jennifer Hawkins. She’s got a head start on that New Year’s resolution. Last year, ONE Neighborhood …

Rarely, if ever, has not getting into college been so fortuitous. After finding out she was waitlisted for nursing school, homebrewer Lee Lord walked into Waltham’s Watch City Brewing and asked …

Lanre Ajakaiye is a bit of a Renaissance man. The Providence native, a child of West African immigrants, is head of membership for the National Fire Protection Association and before that director of …

Broadway theaters have been dark since last March and will remain so at least through next May. Many wonder what the future of the American stage will be, or how many theaters will survive to see it. …

Sometimes the way to make a big impact is to think small. That’s what the Providence Revolving Fund did last year when the pandemic and resulting shutdown hit local businesses hard, especially …

For decades, the name most closely associated with public art in Providence was Shepard Fairey. But the city has changed since his RISD heyday and it’s time for something – or someone …

An overview of what's happening in your neighborhood right now

Organizations reflect on the fight for racial justice in funding, education, and neighborhoods

Places of faith navigate restrictions to find meaningful ways to connect their congregations this season

The seaside town transforms for Christmastime with shopping, tradition, and no shortage of cheer

An overview of what's happening in your neighborhood right now

The pandemic doused WaterFire events this summer, but the iconic organization is finding new ways to carry the torch

Harold M. Metts looks back on his years of public service as senator

Peter Green releases book documenting the bird-eat-bird world of Providence

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