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Philanthropy calendar

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance...
SANDYWOODS FARM is an art and sustainable agriculture community with 50 rental units and another 22 single-family house lots for low- to moderate-income families.  / COURTESY SANDYWOODS FARM

Sandywoods wins fruit tree orchard in competition

TIVERTON - Sandywoods Farm, an art and sustainable agriculture community, has won a fruit tree orchard in a national competition. Sandywoods announced Thursday it had...

Tiverton farm competing for orchard

TIVERTON – Mixed-use, mixed-income community development Sandywoods Farm is in the running to win a fruit tree orchard from Communities Take Root, a collaborative...
RHODE ISLAND'S education system improved slightly in the past year, but still falls short of the national education performance. /

R.I.’s education system improves but falls short of national performance

PROVIDENCE – The performance of Rhode Island’s education system has improved slightly in the past year, but still falls short of national education performance,...
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Amos Culinary Education program participants, shown above, receive 12 weeks of food preparation and safety training. /

Café offers Amos House trainees real job skills

Amos House holds claim to the largest soup kitchen in the state, serving up to 800 meals each day, but that is not what...

Textron unit announces R&D agreement with geospatial intelligence agency

PROVIDENCE – A business unit of Textron Inc.’s Textron Systems has entered into a five-year cooperative research and development agreement with the National Geospatial-Intelligence...
PETER ALFONSO, VP of Research & Economic Development at URI, was the principal investigator for the $20 million NSF grant.  /

URI wins $20 million NSF grant for marine life science research

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant of $20 million to support marine life science...

R.I. private sector loses jobs in 4Q 2009, in line with...

BOSTON – Newly compiled statistics from the New England office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that Rhode Island was among a...

R.I. ranks 25th nationally for student performance, Mass. earns No. 2...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rhode Island student academic performance and education reform policies have plenty of room for improvement, according to a report released Wednesday...
ALLSTATE AMERICA'S BEST DRIVERS report ranked Providence as No. 188 out of 193 U.S. cities. The company's headquarters, pictured above, are based in Illinois. /

Providence is one of the worst cities for safe driving, says...

PROVIDENCE – Providence is one of the worst cities in the U.S. in terms of safe drivers, ranking No. 188 out of 193 cities,...

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