Only one in five properties in Central Falls, Pawtucket, Providence, and Woonsocket, covered by Rhode Island’s lead hazard mitigation law, were in compliance more than four years after the statute took effect, finds a new study.
Lois Lowry ’58 has written more than forty books, including the classic The Giver, which becomes a major movie this summer. In all of them she has created young characters who, despite sometimes excruciating obstacles and painful loneliness, learn that the deepest life comes from loving others.
Just six copies of this Newport, R.I. printing, dated June 13, 1776, of A Declaration of Independence are known to exist. You may examine this copy more closely via the John Carter Brown Library and Redwood Library and Athenaeum digital collection.