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The 2015 Summer Youth Work Experience Program has 1,040 workers ranging in age from 14 to 24, many of whom would have had few other options to earn wages this summer. The long-running program has been in place since the 1990s and is funded … more
The Ocean State jewelry industry today is a shadow of what it looked like in its heyday, but Rhode Island College and some local businesses are collaborating to keep the craft alive. The school's undergraduate jewelry-design program is just … more
The Providence College Ruane Center of Humanities, designed by the S/L/A/M Collaborative, has received the Palladio Award at a national conference in Princeton, N.J. more
Brown University has one of the best master’s degree in public health programs in the country, according to College Choice, an online site which ranked the top 50 programs. more
Workers in the Providence metro had an average hourly wage of $23.98 in May 2015, approximately 3 percent higher than the average national wage of $23.23, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said this week. more
The state has reached a final agreement with SEIU District 1199 New England regarding family child care providers who are a part of Rhode Island’s Child Care Assistance Program, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Friday. more
Construction of the $220 million South Street Landing project is expected to begin this month, following initial site work. more
Robert Donovan is the executive Director of the R.I. Health and Educational Building Corp., which is celebrating its 50-year anniversary. Donovan talks with Providence Business News about the economic impact the quasi-governmental organization has had in Rhode Island. more
A little-noticed measure passed by Congress last year allows student-loan debt collectors to auto-dial borrowers on their mobile phones -- but a feared robocall deluge may turn out to be more of a trickle. more
Providence Community Library was awarded a renewable, three-year $89,320 grant from the United Way of Rhode Island to support its Summer Reading in the Schoolyard program, which began July 5 and will deliver summer reading opportunities to students who do not have access to regular library services over the vacation months via its existing mobile library. more
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