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A vigil held at India Point Park, organized by the Puerto Rican Professional Association of R.I., to mark the anniversary of Hurricane Maria, which devastated the island one year ago. The #Providence Journal /Sandor Bodo #RhodeIsland #hurricanemaria #vigil #puertorico

For #ThrowBackThursday - Pawtucket, R.I. - The home of the nation’s Industrial Revolution is celebrating the 20th annual #Pawtucket Arts Festival. The #Providence Journal #archive #RhodeIsland #tbt
SEE MORE PHOTOS of PAWTUCKET at: bit.ly/projoPawtucket

Hello. A sparrow feeds on sea oat dune grass at Narragansett Town Beach. The #Providence Journal / Bob Breidenbach #RhodeIsland #sparrow #bird #naturephotography #birdphotography #dunegrass

"Still Here," a mural by artist Gaia, shows a Narragansett Tribe member, Lynsea Montanari, holding a picture of Princess Red Wing of the Narragansett/Pokanoket-Wampanoag tribes. The mural is on the back of a building between Delta and Custom House streets in Providence. The #Providence Journal / Sandor Bodo #rhodeisland #mural

The R.I. General Assembly tilted to the left again Wednesday as several progressive candidates defeated centrist opponents backed by party leaders in democratic primaries.
Those winners included Rep. Moira Walsh, left, and Rep. Marcia Ranglin-Vassell
The #Providence Journal #RhodeIsland #riwomen #riprimary #progressives
READ THE FULL STORY: bit.ly/RIProgressives

Ida Lewis Lighthouse in Newport Harbor in 1947, Ida Lewis c1890 and pages from a 1956 Providence Journal feature about Ida Lewis.
She was the heroine of the Lime Rock Light who by herself rowed into the stormy waters of Newport harbor to rescue mariners in distress. Arlington Cemetery recently named a drive after the lighthouse keeper, its first road named for a woman. The #Providence Journal #archive #RhodeIsland
SEE MORE PHOTOS AT:
bit.ly/IdaLewisPhotos
#blackandwhite #coastguard #USlighthouseservice #uscg #tbt #throwbackthursday

Remembrance on the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks: Memorial services at the West Warwick Fire Dept., the Oakland Beach 9/11 Memorial, Newport Naval War College and R.I. State Police headquarters. The #Providence Journal / Kris Craig and @SteveSzydlowski #RhodeIsland #911memorial

Just for laughs. A Laughing Kookaburra bird lives up to its name during Westy's Birds of Prey demonstration during Raptor Weekend at RI Audubon Society's Environmental Education Center in Bristol Sunday afternoon. #Providence Journal video by Kris Craig
#BirdsofPrey #RhodeIsland #laughing #kookaburra @riaudubon

Dramatic clouds over Seekonk as a storm rolls through the area late Thursday afternoon. The #Providence Journal @SteveSzydlowski #RhodeIsland #dramaticweather #seekonk #massachusetts

For #ThrowBackThursday we visit Newport, Rhode Island, The City By the Sea. 
The #Providence Journal #archive #RhodeIsland
Early 1900s - Belles on the beach.  1943 - The soda fountain at the Newport USO presided over by Miss Gertrude Woolford. 1966 - Dancing at Dorian's. 1998 - Lighted yachts makes their way across Newport Harbor to welcome the Tall Ships in.

SEE MORE PHOTOS at: bit.ly/ProjoPhotos

#tbt #RI #blackandwhite #newportri #sailing #tallships #dancing

The Seabee statue is being temporarily removed for restoration from its location in North Kingstown and will be returned at a ceremony on Veterans Day. The #Providence Journal @SteveSzydlowski #RhodeIsland #seabee #seabees #veterans

102-year-old Edmond Beaulieu — aka “Fast Eddie” — drove this 1929 Franklin from Westport, Mass., to the 19th annual car show at Clements’ Marketplace in Portsmouth, R.I. He has owned the car for 70 years. The #Providence Journal @steveszydlowski #RhodeIsland #carshow #102yearsold #LivingRight
READ THE STORY AT: bit.ly/Eddy102

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