Gorham Manufacturing http://ripr.org en Rhode Island Artscape: Urban Ponds To Clean And To Celebrate http://ripr.org/post/rhode-island-artscape-urban-ponds-clean-and-celebrate <p>For this month's Artscape, Rhode Island Public Radio's environmental reporter Ambar Espinoza profiles the <a href="http://www.urbanpondprocession.org/">Urban Pond Procession</a>, a group of artists, scientists, educators, and residents who want to promote the health of urban ponds. The group's focal point is around raising awareness about the contamination that plagues Mashapaug Pond on the south side of Providence and ways to heal it.</p><p></p> Thu, 29 May 2014 10:54:07 +0000 Ambar Espinoza 34333 at http://ripr.org Rhode Island Artscape: Urban Ponds To Clean And To Celebrate The Silver Boom: Life at Gorham & Providence Steel and Iron http://ripr.org/post/silver-boom-life-gorham-providence-steel-and-iron <p></p><p>In less than 20 years, a quarter of the state’s population will be older than 60. &nbsp;In a series we call “The Silver Boom: Aging in Rhode Island” we’re looking at how the state will take care of this expanding older population and how Rhode Island benefits from its older residents.&nbsp; For example, they are the memory keepers, the informal historians of the state’s rich past.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><strong>Gorham Manufacturing</strong></p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Catherine Welch 11338 at http://ripr.org The Silver Boom: Life at Gorham & Providence Steel and Iron