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RECONNECTING: Christine Noel co-founded the Rhode Island Children’s Chorus because she missed the “opportunity to connect with young people” while working abroad at the University of Florence in Italy, where she lived for nearly two years. / PBN FILE PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Music medium Noel uses to help children grow

Honoree | Christine Noel, Rhode Island Children’s ChorusA successful conductor will inspire her musicians to give the audience their best possible artistic performance...
ADAPTIVE CYCLES: Scott Pellett, founder and CEO of Bike-On, was paralyzed from the waist down at age 15. Bike-On is an online retailer of recumbent trikes and adaptive cycles. With Pellett is employee Chris Coyne. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Regaining mobility on wheels

As the founder and CEO of Bike-On, an adaptive cycling and recreational mobility retailer, Scott Pellett knows that cycling is about more than just...
RECONNECTING: Christine Noel co-founded the Rhode Island Children’s Chorus because she missed the “opportunity to connect with young people” while working abroad at the University of Florence in Italy, where she lived for nearly two years. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Music medium Noel uses to help children grow

A successful conductor will inspire her musicians to give the audience their best possible artistic performance – those sweeping crescendos and hushed pianissimos that...
THE CENTER ON BUDGET and Policy Priorities said in a report that President Trump's proposed fiscal budget would hurt low to moderate income earning Rhode Islanders.

Report: Trump’s proposed budget shifts many costs to the state

PROVIDENCE - President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for 2018 would have some serious consequences for low-to-moderate-income Rhode Islanders, according to a report from the...
THE RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT of Transportation has launched a new site for the Providence-Newport ferry. /COURTESY RIDOT

Commerce R.I. and RIDOT launch new website for Providence-Newport Ferry

PROVIDENCE - The Providence-Newport ferry now has its own website, thanks to the R.I. Commerce Corp. and the R.I. Department of Transportation. The new...
OPEN SEASON CATERING of Warwick won the best chowder award in the Great Chowder Cook-Off on Saturday. / COURTESY WATERFRONT PRODUCTIONS LLC

Great Chowder Cook-Off winners announced

NEWPORT - Just in time for summer, the winners of the 36th annual Great Chowder Cook-Off are in.Chefs from Rhode Island and as far away...
THE RHODE ISLAND RESOURCE Recovery Corp. has appointed Joseph Reposa as its new executive director.

R.I. Resource Recovery appoints new executive director

JOHNSTON - The Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corp. has appointed Joseph Reposa as its new executive director. Reposa succeeds Mike OConnell, who will retire...
THE PUBLIC RELATIONS SOCIETY of America, Southeastern New England Chapter held their annual excellence awards on Tueday evening.

R.I. companies win awards for PR excellence

PROVIDENCE - Two Rhode Island companies received awards of excellence from the Southeast New England chapter of the Public Relations Society of America Tuesday...
THE REDEVELOPMENT OF 60 KING St., The former home of the Imperial Knife Company, broke ground today. / COURTESY TRINITY FINANCIAL LLC

R.I. Housing breaks ground on historic Providence mill redevelopment

PROVIDENCE - One more of Providence’s historic mills will be getting a face-lift this year, thanks to an ongoing revitalization effort called the “Build...
A RIBBON CUTTING for the next phase of the SWAP and R.I. Housing Revitalize Southside program will take place on Wed.

SWAP, R.I. Housing continue efforts to revitalize South Providence

PROVIDENCE - The nonprofit community development corporation Stop Wasting Abandoned Property in partnership with R.I. Housing, will commence “Revitalize Southside,” the next phase of its...
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