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Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is partnering with the Neighborhood Alliance of Pawtucket to collect winter apparel in an annual “Warm Hearts, Coats & Stuff Drive.” more
1 How will your founding and leading of the Rhode Island Mayoral Academies inform your new role as CEO of Chiefs for Change? At RIMA, I worked closely with a bipartisan coalition of mayors to advocate for education policy in the best … more
Stephen Mitchell of Narragansett uses a desktop video magnifier supplied by a local nonprofit to read his mail, the newspaper and his medication-container labels. The nonprofit Ocean State Center for Independent Living in Warwick helped … more
Why did you select your profession? I want to make an impact in my community by helping others. The nature of the work means every day is different but just as fulfilling as the one before. What advice would you give your 22-year-old self? … more
The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island announced the settlement of a federal civil rights complaint it filed last year against the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles for refusing to provide language-interpreter services to clients … more
Rhode Island’s attorney general is warning consumers against an “aggressive scam” targeting the state’s older population involving fraudulent sweepstakes. more
Citizens Financial Group has donated $12,500 to Meeting Street’s 40th annual telethon, scheduled for Jan. 30. more
PROVIDENCE – A federal judge on Sept. 16 ordered the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to release thousands of pages of documents in support of an ACLU of Rhode Island Freedom of Information Act lawsuit on behalf of journalist Philip Eil. … more
Mike Stenhouse is founder and CEO of the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity, a free-enterprise, public-policy think tank. The Cranston native is a former small-business owner with a dot-com company, a marketing professional with a … more
MALCOLM FARMER III will receive Family Service of Rhode Island's Brighter Futures Award during a luncheon on Oct. 20. Farmer is an attorney and partner at Hinckley Allen & Snyder LLP. When Farmer was a young lawyer in 1965, he left Hinckley Allen to … more
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