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Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Kennedy Plaza gets $50K grant

PROVIDENCE – Restoration of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, a tribute to the Rhode Islanders who died in the Civil War, has received $50,000...

Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy secures $3K grant

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts has awarded the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy a $3,000 grant for Greater Kennedy Plaza...

Freeman named next Providence Foundation assistant director

PROVIDENCE – Nick Freeman was named by the Providence Foundation as its newest assistant director in a recent September announcement.“We are thrilled to have...

Five Questions With: Jamie McGuire

Jamie McGuire, a North Kingstown filmmaker, recently completed a short film that has been released by the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy, which is raising...
THE DOWNTOWN PROVIDENCE Parks Conservancy was awarded a $100,000 grant for new amenities and upgrades at the Imagination Center in Burnside Park. / COURTESY DOWNTOWN PROVIDENCE PARKS CONSERVANCY

DPCC receives $100K grant for Burnside Park development

PROVIDENCE – The Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy has received a $100,000 Southwest Airlines Heart of the Community grant for its work on the Imagination...
ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY'S School of Continuing Studies worked with Loud-Hailer, a digital communication company, on Providence2GO, a mobile app that allows users to connect with businesses or groups based on where they are, without always relying on a carrier service, internet or Wi-Fi. Providence2GO runs on new technology developed by Loud-Hailer called Buki-Boxes, above, which act as Bluetooth engagement points. / COURTESY LOUD-HAILER

Roger Williams University, Loud-Hailer pilot hyperlocal app

PROVIDENCE – Roger Williams University’s School of Continuing Studies worked with digital communication company Loud-Hailer on a mobile app – Providence2GO – which allows...

DPPC celebrates opening of Brandon’s Beach at Burnside Park

PROVIDENCE – Brandon’s Beach at Burnside Park, a new destination playground, was scheduled to be unveiled by the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy during an...
CLIFF WOOD HAS BEEN APPOINTED executive director of The Providence Foundation, effective immediately. /PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Providence Foundation appoints new executive director

PROVIDENCE - The Providence Foundation, a private nonprofit that advocates for projects and policies for development of downtown Providence and the city, appointed Cliff...
The Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy broke ground on Brandon’s Beach at Burnside Par, a new nautical themed playground. From left to right: Wendy Nilsson, Cliff Wood, Mayor Jorge Elorza, Brian Goldner, Barbara Goldner, Governor Gina Raimondo, Tiffany Rodrigues, Karen Davis

DPPC breaks ground on ‘Brandon’s Beach’ playground at Burnside Park

PROVIDENCE - The Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy, a public-private partnership formed to preserve and revitalize Providence’s historic downtown area, broke ground on a new...
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