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Jane’s Walk – May 5-7, 2017

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Get to know some of Providence’s hidden treasures during Jane’s Walk, a global festival on the first weekend in May! Inspired by urban activist Jane Jacobs, Jane’s Walk promotes urban literacy by encouraging people to get out and explore their neighborhoods.

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PBN: Would dredging return bustle to riverfront?

In Waterfront by Jef Nickerson2 Comments

Preventing the river from filling in with natural sediment requires periodic dredging, something neither the city nor state has been eager to finance in recent years. The federal government declined to tap a pool of funds set aside for dredging projects that maintain cargo shipping channels.

GC: Photos

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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Rain, August 15th. Photo © Mycophagia Photo © Armadillo Commander

GC: Photos – Aftermath

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A few more submissions to our Flickr Group of the flood. This time, the aftermath in Eagle Square, photos taken last week: And one of Slater Mill: All photos © e_pics. If you’d like your photos featured here, join our Flickr Group and submit them.