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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?
Portsmouth, Rhode Island: home of the only good town flag in RI?
Pawtucket, a city astride two states, the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution, and also a hotbed of the labor movement.
North Smithfield, how a small decision can have repercussions down the line.
Exploring the flag of North Providence, the most-reduced town in Rhode Island, home of turnpikes and exploding gunpowder mill.
Shipwrecks, secession, and scales as Sam Howard examines the flag of New Shoreham (aka Block Island).
This week, we explore Newport, home of naval installations, old mill towers, glorious mansions, and the legacy of the slave trade.
East Providence: Rhode Island’s alpha and omega, the city that stands astride two states.