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The Providence Journal
Woonsocket wins neighborhood planning award
The award for outstanding neighborhood planning from the Rhode Island Chapter of the American Planning Association this year goes to the city of Woonsocket for its work on the Main Street Livability Plan project, a news release said.
Government Shutdown Could Close National Parks, Historic Sites
In the event of a government shutdown this week, national parks and historic sites in all 50 states would be impacted by large scale closures.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Canalfest draws visitors for fun, food, history
Organizers of the eighth annual Canalfest wanted to introduce people to the vibrant and historic slice of the city tucked off Kelley Square.
Worcester DPW + Chamber Accused of Stalling Sewage Upgrades
Millbury's sewage treatment plant, UBPWAD, is still spewing pollutants, and critics say that officials are using excuses to delay its upgrades.
National Parks Traveler
Senate Funding Bill Would Treat National Park Service Much Better Than House Version
A Senate appropriations bill treats the National Park Service much better than does a similar measure in the House of Representatives.