Around the Valley

Dine-in at RI restaurants ends tomorrow, gatherings limited to 25

PROVIDENCE – All dine-in food and beverage service in Rhode Island will be shut down for at least two weeks starting Tuesday, March 16 per order of Gov. Gina Raimondo. The governor announced the news...

Businesses step up to help students, families affected by changes due to COVID 19

With kids out of school over concerns for controlling spread of the coronavirus and as a result, many parents unable to work, a few local businesses have stepped up to relieve the financial stress...

Coronavirus fears cause cancellations, restrictions throughout Northern Rhode Island

Concerns about the spread of COVID 19 led to cancellations of events throughout northern Rhode Island this week. As of Friday, March 13, there were 14 confirmed cases of the virus in the state and...

Around the Valley: Adam Ezra, Pump-out grants

City project wins Smart Growth award   Grow Smart RI has announced the winners of its 9th Annual Rhode Island Smart Growth Awards. The awards honor those helping to shape an economically and environmentally stronger Rhode Island through innovative leadership, community revitalization, and policy and planning...

Around the Valley: Forest report, REAL ID & Entrepreneurship Challenge

The Value of Forests Just on the heels of an event in North Smithfield aimed at helping residents protect privately-owned forests, the RI Tree Council and the RI Forest Conservation Advisory Committee have released a report...

Fundraiser this month will help local family known for helping others

WOONSOCKET – A city family well-known for hosting a Christmas toy drive every year to benefit local children in need could use some help of their own, and friends are calling on the northern...

Holiday season begins with shopping, events – and snow: Ten things you need to...

As the Christmas lights go up – and the snow begins to come down – you know that the holiday season has descended upon northern Rhode Island. Here are ten things you need to...

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