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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is proposing a rule change that would lower the department’s threshold of lead found in a child’s blood to that of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a new reference level that has the potential to affect 2.9 million housing units built before 1978, when lead paint was banned. more
Providence ended up on the wrong end of WalletHub’s latest listing of the best and worst cities for families. more
Kathleen Malin, vice president of technology and operations at the Rhode Island Foundation, discussed her position with Providence Business News and how she works with nonprofits. The past Tech10 award winner also discussed her involvement with the Tech Club in Rhode Island. more
Hassenfeld Family Initiatives LLC donated a $500,000 grant to establish Hassenfeld Projects at Roger Williams University, a three-year initiative to expand and enhance the use of experiential education, RWU announced Tuesday. 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
Team members of Price Rite Supermarkets presented a check for $52,190 to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank after raising the funds in the annual Check Out Hunger campaign. more
Marjory O'Toole is managing director of the Little Compton Historical Society. Her introduction to both the nonprofit field and the museum world began when she was a 16-year-old tour guide for The Preservation Society of Newport County. This is her 21st year working in a museum, and she says it’s been her favorite so far. She spoke with PBN about a new exhibit on slavery in Little Compton. more
At the Boys & Girls Club of East Providence, I am both blessed and cursed by the power of history. Our organization has been a vibrant part of our community for more than 80 years, and my leadership team has worked together for more than a dozen. … more
Rhode Island had the 12th-lowest rate of obesity in the nation last year, according to “The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America,” a report from the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released Thursday. more
Rhode Island Housing recently opened a help center in Warwick to help homeowners in financial distress find alternatives to foreclosure. more
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