Updated October 25 at 12:29am
Social Welfare
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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
"Everybody in the state is touched by a nonprofit," said Neil D. Steinberg, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, the state's largest funder, when asked about the state of the sector over the past three decades. That said, even … more
PAWTUCKET – Living-art performance entertainment company TEN31 Productions has moved its headquarters to an 8,000-square-foot location in a former mill building, with plans to transform the space into a cultural arts and event space called REVEL … more
Tickets are now on sale for the 11th annual Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, which will be held on Thursday, Sept. 22, and run until Sunday, Sept. 25, to benefit The Preservation Society of Newport County. more
Rhode Island is one of two states – Alabama is the other – that will receive resources and services, but not money, from the American Medical Association to help address the ongoing opioid overdose crisis, Steve DeToy, Rhode Island Medical Society’s director of government and public affairs, told Providence Business News. more
(Updated 3:24 p.m.) The Women’s Center of Rhode Island on Friday will dissolve as an organization, and its programs and services will merge into Crossroads Rhode Island where they will be known as the Domestic Violence Program of Crossroads Rhode Island. more
The overall state of children’s health in Rhode Island has shown marked improvement over the last several years. However, further improvement is required. After reviewing the eighteen criteria … more
What's the best career advice you've received? My aunt once told me never to be "caught by the golden handcuffs." I've considered that in all of the positions I've taken. She taught me not to let money be the only objective when looking for a … more
American employers lose about $226 billion annually due to health care expenses and health-related losses in productivity, according to a statement from Southcoast Health, and employers face $12.7 billion in annual medical premiums for one increasingly problematic health issue – obesity. What’s an employer to do? more
When it comes to income inequality, Rhode Island ranks 28th among the 50 states, according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute, which said income inequality has risen in every state since the 1970s. more
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