Governor Raimondo and Rhode Island Commerce today announced recipients of awards totaling more than $3 million to help businesses Take It Outside. The awardees, which include municipalities, Chambers of Commerce, and other intermediary organizations, will receive funds to encourage and increase outdoor commerce in an effort to reduce the transmission rate of COVID-19. These funds will be used to cover the cost of purchasing items such as chairs, tables, heat lamps and tents, as well as executing al fresco economic opportunities such as wintertime markets.
Barrington Public Schools was awarded, $55,000 to enable our schools to conduct lessons and activities outdoors.
Town of Barrington was awarded $30,000 to provide outdoor equipment, such as heat lamps, tents, and tables, to businesses seeking to expand their outdoor capacity.
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Michael B. Messore III
Barrington Public Schools
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Barrington, R.I. 02806
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