Tag Archives: rhode island municipal flags

Friday Flagging: Providence

The politics of logos, seals, and flags in a diverse city with a lot of strong-willed people. And can you even make a flag to represent Providence?

Friday Flagging: Portsmouth

Portsmouth, Rhode Island: home of the only good town flag in RI?

Friday Flagging: Pawtucket

Pawtucket, a city astride two states, the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution, and also a hotbed of the labor movement.

Friday Flagging: North Smithfield

North Smithfield, how a small decision can have repercussions down the line.

Friday Flagging: North Providence

Exploring the flag of North Providence, the most-reduced town in Rhode Island, home of turnpikes and exploding gunpowder mill.

Friday Flagging: New Shoreham

Shipwrecks, secession, and scales as Sam Howard examines the flag of New Shoreham (aka Block Island).

Friday Flagging: Newport

This week, we explore Newport, home of naval installations, old mill towers, glorious mansions, and the legacy of the slave trade.

Friday Flagging: East Providence

East Providence: Rhode Island’s alpha and omega, the city that stands astride two states.