Episode 4: Neena Savage and the Squishy State

This week, we’re traveling to Providence to talk about travel, transience, and taxes. It’s a story of one woman’s journey from an Indian village to the top of everyone’s favorite part of government – the Division of Taxation. By the end, we’ll understand a little bit more about why being geographically closer to everything seems to make everything closer to Rhode Islanders, family and friends included.

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First-Time Site Users: Click Here!

Because new websites can be a little bit overwhelming at first, and because I needed to fill the spot where the site was telling me there were no blog posts even though there are, in fact, blog posts on this blog, here are three steps to navigating this website for first-time users. 

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Episode 3: David Norton, the Steamer Trunk, and Lived History

In this episode, we’re talking with David Norton – host of  the local television show “Discovering New England History” – about Thanksgiving, his connections to the Underground Railroad, and what a dingy trunk has to do about why we should all care about history. Check it out! 

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Episode 2: Joyce May and the “Little Farmers Market that Could”

Tucked away in East Providence under the shade of a beautifully landscaped lawn grows the Weaver Library Farmers Market. In this episode, we sit down with Joyce May, assistant director of the library, to explore the challenges, rewards, and importance of fresh food, live music, and family entertainment. 

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