Tell Us Why Your Town Should Be Our Town!

 

There are 31 towns in Rhode Island - each offering plenty of great stories and great people to tell them. Please help us decide where to go next. The Rhode Island PBS Our Town community project is looking for your recommendation. Tell us in 100 words or less why your town should be Our Town.

 

What makes your town special? Do you have a story to tell about your town? Let us know you are ready and waiting to start!

 

For this next location, please tell us your story in 100 words or less. Here are some questions to get you started:

 

What is the name of your town?

What do you like best about your town?

What is your favorite place in your town?

What are some interesting legends or folklore about your town?

Do you have more to add? In 100 words or less, please tell us more about why your town should be Our Town!

 

Your entry must be postmarked by January 31. We will announce the winning town on February 16.

 

Have a question? Call the Our Town project manager Jodi Mesolella at 401-222-3636, ext. 209, or Our Town producer Margie O'Brien at 401-222-3636, ext. 225, or reach them by email at ourtown@ripbs.org.

 

 

All of Rhode Island's Towns are Eligible

 

Rhode Island has 31 towns of its 39 municipalities!  Ready to tell your story?

Barrington

Bristol

Burrillville

Charlestown

Coventry

Cumberland

East Greenwich

Exeter

Foster

Glocester

Hopkinton

Jamestown

Johnston

Lincoln

Little Compton

Middletown

Narragansett

New Shoreham

North Kingstown

North Providence

North Smithfield

Portsmouth

Richmond

Scituate

Smithfield

South Kingstown

Tiverton

Warren

West Greenwich

West Warwick

Westerly

Why Should Your Town Be Our Town?

 

Tell us in 100 words or less

why your town should be Our Town

 

Limit one entry per name or address

 

Send your entry to:

Our Town

Attention: Jodi Mesolella

Rhode Island PBS

50 Park Lane

Providence, RI 02907

 

Your entry must be postmarked by

Saturday, January 31, 2015

 

Winner will be announced on February 16.


TV Premiere of
Our Town: Glocester

December 3, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.

 

 

Contact

 

Jodi Mesolella 

Project Manager

401-222-3636 x209

ourtown@ripbs.org

 

Margie O'Brien

Producer

401-222-3636 x225

ourtown@ripbs.org

Rhode Island has eight cities: Central Falls, Cranston, East Providence, Newport, Pawtucket, Providence, Warwick, and Woonsocket. Cities are not eligible for Our Town at this time.

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