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PCFD: RIBBON CUTTING: 39 Knight Street, Central Falls

Join PCF Development on November 29th at 11am for a short speaking ceremony followed by a tour of the first completed building in the Branch Blackstone development.

NCRC: Santander Announces “Inclusive Communities” Plan – A New $11 Billion, Five-Year Community Commitment

Santander US CEO Scott Powell today announced Santander’s “Inclusive Communities” plan, Santander Bank’s new $11 billion, agreement with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) to increase lending, community development, and charitable giving.

RICH: Position Description, Executive Director

The Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless (RICH), a statewide organization dedicated to ending homelessness in Rhode Island, is looking for their next Executive Director.

City of PVD: Community Conversation

Mayor Jorge Elorza, Councilwoman Mary Kay Harris in partnership with Neighborhood Preservation, Inc. & the University of Memphis School of Law invite you to a conversation about addressing vacant and abandoned properties in Providence.

The Kent County Daily Times: Housing authority partners with URI Community Nursing Program

The West Warwick Housing Authority announced their partnership with the University of Rhode Island’s Community Health Student Nurses; Program. Student nurses, participating in the program, visit the Housing Authority’s two elderly/disabled developments at West Warwick Manor and Clyde Tower to conduct health screening of residents. Many residents have benefited from the program.

The Block Island Times: Letter to the Editor

Just a few notes of wonder and questions from the “Resident Island Pundit.” We have two ignominious failures at the Town Hall level that stand out. Many more that are present, but there are some just below the radar, such as the $60,000 cost per pupil at the school. Then the $8,000,000 internet.

ProJo: Developer to pay $1M to not include affordable units at East Providence complex

A developer would prefer to pay a fee of nearly $1 million to the city instead of setting aside 10 percent of the 228 apartments to be built at Kettle Point as “affordable” units.

The Block Island Times: On the horns of a (housing) dilemma

With the current travails of Edward Roberge, the Town Council appointed Town Manager, whose negotiations are on hold until he finds housing on Block Island, the Town of New Shoreham is facing what Town Councilor Chris Willi says is a “critical issue” that should be addressed by providing a “housing stipend.” (Roberge told The Block Island Times on Wednesday that he feels he’s getting closer to finding housing.)

RIPR: Affordable Housing Advocates: Grants Help, But Need Persists

Woonsocket and East Providence will receive nearly $2.4 million in federal grants to help revitalize local neighborhoods and increase affordable housing. The grants were announced on Sunday by Rhode Island's U.S. senators, Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse.

RWU SCS & General Dynamics PRESENT Exploring a Career in the Defense Industry

Join RWU SCS and members of GD’s Military & Veteran Affairs staff on Wednesday, November 1st from 6 - 7:30PM on our Providence Campus to learn about job opportunities at General Dynamics.

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