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ProJo: Project HELLO: You had me at ‘how are you doing today?’

Project HELLO: You had me at ‘how are you doing today?’

ProJo: Staff member at Cranston homeless shelter tests positive for coronavirus

Staff member at Cranston homeless shelter tests positive for coronavirus

Cranston Herald: Cranston becomes second RI city to join AARP's age-friendly network

Cranston has become the second city in Rhode Island to join the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities.

Living Cities: Building OneCranston through Collective Impact

As a Working Cities Challenge participant, Cranston, Rhode Island is working to undo the city's longstanding racial divides. Two partners in the work reflect on efforts to build unity through collective impact, and share tools and resources that they've found valuable.

JOB OPENING: CCAP Initiative Director

CCAP seeks Initiative Director to lead, direct and support a Health Equity Zone (HEZ) in Cranston, RI.

ProJo: Mattiello objects to settlement between ACLU and state over homeless offenders

House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello is objecting to a legal settlement between the state and ACLU of Rhode Island that resolves a fight over the number of homeless sex offenders that can stay at the state’s “shelter of last resort” in Cranston at any given time.

ProJo: From homeless to a ‘beautiful place:’ Crossroads moves 172 men into permanent housing

Richard Cudworth’s new studio apartment on Dexter Street already looks homey seven months after he moved in, cluttered with a bike he’s fixed up, an empty bird cage he might give to his girlfriend and a keyboard he’s offering to sell to his visitors.

ecoRI News: Poorly Planned Green Energy Grows in Rhode Island

Both climate solutions are identified as “green” — in fact, one literally is — but the Mother Nature-created one is being destroyed to make room for the manmade one. Some proponents of the latter say chunks of the former need to be sacrificed if society is to kick its dirty fossil-fuel habitat. Their well-intentioned argument goes something like this: we can’t say no to everything and we need renewable energy. While renewable energy is a must, it shouldn’t be given carte blanche to be sited anywhere and everywhere. If that’s the development practice Rhode Island embraces, environmental degradation will continue. Public health will suffer.

ProJo: R.I. real estate: 2017 — a really hot market

House sales increased in Rhode Island for the fifth consecutive year in 2017, creating a “hot” market despite falling inventory, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors.

Providence Journal: Years after devastating flood, some Cranston homeowners still wait for government buyout

On Perkins Avenue, a long row of suburban homes comes to a sudden end — instead, trees and shrubs grow freely and wild turkeys shuffle through tall grass. It’s hard to believe that it’s been only seven years since the 10 homes that used to occupy these plots were demolished.

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