Posted: Nov 27, 2012 4:34 AM
Updated: Nov 27, 2012 4:34 AM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Governor Lincoln Chafee (CHAY'-fee) is looking to avoid a rerun of last year's Christmas season flap. Last year, protesters crashed his Statehouse tree lighting ceremony to criticize him for referring to the tree as a "holiday" tree. His office says he won't be hosting a tree lighting this season.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Governor Lincoln Chafee (CHAY-'fee) is due back today in Rhode Island following his trip to France. He met with the executives of Dassault Systemes -- a French software company that employs about 350 workers in the state.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors has developed a program that links those attending conferences in the area with community organizations. The bureau says the program will help meeting planners find community service projects attendees can undertake while visiting Rhode Island.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Crisis counseling is available for Rhode Islanders feeling stressed and overwhelmed by Superstorm Sandy. Federal and state officials say residents who are dealing with the stress of recovering from the storm may call 800-985-5990.