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More than $480,000 has been awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation in seed funding for 20 medical research projects. more
Meeting Street School, a nonprofit organization that provides child development, education and therapeutic services, has purchased a 5,000-square-foot building at 951-961 Eddy St. in Providence, according to Sweeney Real Estate & Appraisal, the broker for the transaction. more
The Providence and North Providence housing authorities will share $102,745 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to continue their work to end veteran homelessness. more
The American Heart Association recognized Rhode Island Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed for her commitment to fighting heart disease and stroke at an award ceremony at the Statehouse on May 25. more
Providence lawyer Henry Kates is leading the YMCA of Greater Providence on an interim basis until a new CEO is hired. more
Adam Greenman joined United Way of Rhode Island as executive vice president and director of community investment in 2014. Here he addresses key issues the agency is facing in the coming year. more
Rhode Island has the 13th lowest obesity rate in the nation at 27 percent, and while it landed on the lower end of the scale for states, the obesity rate has climbed since 1990 when it was 10.1 percent. more
Paul Fitzgerald, president and CEO of AIDS Care Ocean State, is the recipient of the inaugural “Hope Harris Memorial Award,” which recognizes a person or organization for dedication to the fight against HIV/AIDS. He talks about the need for continued outreach to reduce the rate of new infections. more
U.S. Rep. James R. Langevin joined volunteers from Operation Stand Down Rhode Island, Team Rubicon and the Home Depot Foundation in celebrating recently the help the organizations gave in replacing a roof at the home of Emile Johnson, a Vietnam War veteran. more
Rhode Island will receive $474,400 in federal funding to support emergency food and shelter programs for the hungry and homeless, the state’s federal delegation announced Thursday. more
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