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A report released Thursday by gun-violence prevention group Everytown for Gun Safety found that Rhode Island is among 12 states that have reported fewer than 100 records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System designed to help keep individuals considered dangerously mentally ill from purchasing guns. more
The Dallas-based Container Store, a retailer of storage and organization products, opened its 66th store at Garden City Center on May 17, donating $16,000 to Crossroads Rhode Island as a result. more
The second annual Newport 10 Miler road race contributed $8,345 to the Fort Adams Trust, according to Gray Matter Marketing, a consultant and event management agency. more
Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island on May 19 released “Global Rhode Island,” a yearlong project designed to develop more inclusive policies, programs and practices for the state’s immigrants and target their skills for a growing economy. more
Stacie Parillo, the Newport Historical Society’s registrar and archivist, has been named a community representative for the Digital Public Library of America. more
You Look Like Me’s Daddy Daughter Dance, Charity by Design film screening and more. more
Rhode Island Latino Arts executive director talks about the group’s renaming and rebranding. more
In a national health study of America’s seniors, Rhode Island moved up four places to No. 26 from No. 30 last year, but ranked the lowest of any New England state, the United Health Foundation announced Wednesday. more
The New Bedford Whaling Museum broke ground Monday on a new 17,000-square-foot education center and research library. more
Big Brothers Big Sisters recently announced that two Rhode Island residents have been named Big Brother and Big Sister of the Year in recognition of their work with youth mentees. more
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