Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor

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Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor

Address:1 Depot Sq
Woonsocket, RI 02895

Established: Established on November 10, 1986.
Location:A corridor of 24 cities and towns between Worcester County in central Massachusetts and Providence County in northern Rhode Island. Route 146 is the main highway running north and south between Providence and Worcester, with major intersections at I-95 and I-295 in Rhode Island. Exit 11 on I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike) gives access to Route 122 and visitor information centers in Worcester and Uxbridge.
Special Features:The American Industrial Revolution had its roots here along some 46 miles of river and canals running from Worcester, Massachusetts, to Providence, Rhode Island. The mills (including Slater Mill), villages, and associated transportation networks in the Blackstone Valley together tell the story of industrialization.

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Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce Holiday Jingle and Mingle 5:30-7:30 p.
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Blackstone Valley Regional Recycling Center, in partnership with Wal-Mart, will host a drop off event for electronic waste Saturday and Sunday, May 2nd and 3rd from 9:00 a.
Charity Dinner Hosted by students from the Blackstone Valley Tech Friends of Rachel Club and Culinary Arts programs.
When people see my stagecoach traveling through their neighborhoods, I want them to reflect on the rich history that makes the Blackstone Valley so special and to come out during the Footsteps in History Columbus Day Weekend to learn about their roots.
Valley Resources serves approximately 66,000 customers including the Blackstone Valley, Bristol, and Warren, Rhode Island.
The annual Footsteps in History program is the best opportunity for us to encourage public support and participation for preserving our valley's historic, cultural and natural assets," said Robert Billington, President of the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council.
On May 1, EUA's Rhode Island subsidiaries Blackstone Valley Electric Company and Newport Electric Corporation will be merged into The Narragansett Electric Company, and Eastern Edison Company (serving the greater Brockton and Fall River areas) will merge with Massachusetts Electric Company.
NORTHBRIDGE -- The Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce announces its 17th annual Home & Business Expo from 10 a.
com, for Blackstone Valley; or Lorraine Provencher, Coordinator, Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, +1-401-724-2200, bvfootsteps@aol.
The action comes on the heels of a vote yesterday by the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission to approve the proposed rate consolidation settlement filed by NEES subsidiary, The Narragansett Electric Company, and EUA subsidiaries Blackstone Valley Electric Company and Newport Electric Company.
Last year, these events attracted over 4,000 visitors to the Blackstone Valley.

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