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Social Welfare
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The Department of Justice announced last week that it would end its reliance on for-profit prisons run by companies such as Corrections Corporation of America and Geo Group. more
Higher Ground International will present its Village Leader Awards to three Higher Ground community members during its 2016 Cultural Gala on the evening of Sept. 23 at the Renaissance Providence Hotel. more
The 13th annual Edd Pedro Wiffle Ball Tournament to benefit the 1,000 children in Rhode Island who suffer from juvenile arthritis was held on Aug. 7 at Slater Memorial Park. more
One of Newport Storm Brewery’s latest releases is a barrel-aged double IPA to raise awareness of Lou Gehrig's disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which struck former Newport Storm employee Bobby Forster in December 2014. more
Child & Family’s 150th anniversary celebration raised over $100,000 to help support its mission. more
Bob Ricci, vice president, regional manager with BankRI, joined the bank in 2010 and has more than 15 years of experience in the industry. A lifelong Rhode Islander, Ricci became a member of the board of directors of Read to Succeed in 2016. He also sits on the board of the Rhode Island Ovarian Cancer Alliance and previously served on the board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick. more
PROVIDENCE – At least Providence is no longer in last place. Instead, Rhode Island's capital city is the second-least honest city in America, tying with Seattle, according to the results of Honest Tea's National Honesty Index released … more
Chef Walter Potenza is very familiar with the reign of central Italy that has suffered through a severe earthquake. He was born in a town about an hour east of the village of Amatrice that was virtually leveled when the quake struck. more
At least Providence is no longer in last place. more
People’s Credit Union in conjunction with the Credit Unions of Rhode Island raised $90,900 to help support the Special Olympics Rhode Island. more
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