Amanda Milkovits

Amanda Milkovits is a Boston Globe staff writer covering Rhode Island. She has worked as a reporter at New England newspapers since 1993, including nearly 19 years at The Providence Journal covering crime and criminal justice. She is an executive board member on the New England First Amendment Coalition. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Keene State College and a master’s degree in writing from Rivier University.

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Pawtucket teacher, two women charged with vandalizing Columbus monument in Providence

By and , Globe Staff

Memorial had been fenced off following wave of attacks on Columbus statues in other cities.

Peaceful demonstrations in Boston and Providence remember Breonna Taylor, demand racial justice

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Demonstrators gathered by the hundreds in Boston and by the thousands in Providence on Friday, peacefully demanding justice for Black Americans killed by police on the day that Breonna Taylor would have turned 27.

Thousands demand justice at protest in Providence

By Amanda Milkovits , Globe Staff

About 2,000 people held a peaceful rally in Providence to protest the death of George Floyd, a black man allegedly killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis.

With face masks and a healthy dose of social distancing, Rhode Islanders headed to the beach to kick off summer

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Rhode Island opened its first beaches on Monday to smaller than usual crowds, even under restrictions due to the coronavirus.