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The Newport Historical Society and Rhode Island Historical Society have partnered to host Franklin Vagnone, co-author of “The Anarchist’s Guide to Historic House Museums,” for a public roundtable discussion on the value of history-related institutions across the nation. more
FALL RIVER – Since the Fall River Police Department began issuing naloxone – an opiate antidote commonly known by the brand name Narcan – to its officers on April 25, more than 103 doses have been administered to overdose victims, according to … more
PROVIDENCE – With time ticking down for public comment on how the state should fix the deteriorating Route 6-10 connector, city officials have proposed an alternate plan for a parkway that runs from Roger Williams Park to downtown. The … more
What three words best describe your staff? Family, smart and kind. What three words would your staff use to describe work? Flexible, meaningful, fulfilling. What employee benefit is the most popular among staff … more
United Way of Rhode Island awarded the Local Initiatives Support Corp. a $150,000 grant in support of the organization’s Rhode Island Child Care and Early Learning Facilities Fund and its development of safe, high-quality learning environments for children. more
The city of Providence has been awarded $499,672 in grants through the Linking to Employment Activities Pre-Release Program created by the U.S. Labor Department. more
The Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island and Trusted Choice members donated more than 250 gifts, along with other contributions, to the nonprofit Child & Family. more
The all-volunteer United Way of Rhode Island’s Women’s Leadership Council has pledged to match all donations to Hasbro Summer Learning Initiative, up to $50,000, until Dec. 31. more
The expansion of casinos across New England is good for state revenue, but not for people who have addictions to gambling. How much of a problem will this disorder become? A Providence College professor argues that the casinos scheduled to … more
The 21st century has not been good to much of Rhode Island. From 2000 to 2014, real median family income across the state (in 2014 dollars) fell 2.4 percent to $73,217. Accompanying that decline has been an increase in the percentage of families … more
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