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Social Welfare
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Bernie Beaudreau has stepped down after eight years as executive director of Serve Rhode Island, the state’s center for volunteerism, to become CEO of the Connecticut Food Bank in Wallingford, Conn. more
In advance of Tuesday’s presidential primary in Rhode Island, the U.S. Census Bureau released statistics about Ocean State voters, showing that the majority – 79 percent – are white, and that 45.3 percent are between the ages of 18 and 44. more
Rhode Island Public Radio and WPRI-TV CBS 12 received regional 2016 Edward R. Murrow Awards, announced recently by the Radio Television Digital News Association. more
The Rhode Island Foundation awarded $295,378 in funding to eight local organizations through its RIGHA Foundation Fund on Friday. more
Providence has the fifth-highest energy burden for low-income households among 48 major U.S. metropolitan areas, according to a report released this week by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy and the Energy Efficiency for All coalition. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island donated more than $1 million in financial support to local nonprofit organizations last year, according to its 2015 Community Investment Report. more
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner has created a new proxy voting policy for pension fund companies because he said he wants to see more diversity on corporate boards. more
The owner of Oasis Market convenience store pleaded guilty last week to a million-dollar food stamp fraud scheme. more
The Tomaquag Museum is one of 10 recipients of the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the Institute of Museum and Library Services said Tuesday. more
Rhode Island is the ninth-most-expensive state for child care in the nation, according to the Economic Policy Institute. more
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