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Girl Scouts gives to Dinsmore

Members of the Girl Scouts of Rhode Island Inc. have chosen the Gabrielle Dinsmore Heart & Hope Fund as the beneficiary of the Cookie...
W.W.GRAINGER INC. of Warwick recently donated $10,000 to support the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. Holding the check, from left are Lisa Roth Blackman, chief philanthropy officer for the food bank; Jim Crowley, branch manager for W.W.Grainger,.and Karen Fuller, director of philanthropy at the food bank.

Grainger donates to Community Food Bank

WARWICK – The Grainger Foundation has donated $10,000 to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank in support of its mission to provide food to...
BRYANT UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT Ronald K. Machtley proposed in a letter hiring an independent consultant to determine how much the school owes Smithfield for emergency services. / COURTESY ROCKARHO MEDIA GROUP INC./VICTORIA AROCHO

Bryant proposes hiring consultant to assess Smithfield public safety costs

SMITHFIELD –Bryant University President Ronald K. Machtley has proposed hiring, at the university’s expense, an independent, nationally respected and “mutually agreeable” consultant to determine...

RWU, HousingWorks firm up developing affiliation

Hailed by both institutions as a way to better serve the community, Roger Williams University is finalizing its takeover of HousingWorks RI, the housing...
SOMETHING TO SAVOR: Jessica Granatiero, proprietor of the Savory Grape in East Greenwhich chats with longtime customer Paul Beaudette. The store uses loyalty programs to help build a relationship with customers. / PBN PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Loyalty can pay off in big, little ways for retailers

When Jon Hyde wants a glass of wine, the resident of the Saunderstown section of North Kingstown favors cabernet sauvignon and shiraz. When buying...
MOSQUITOES CAN CARRY dengue fever, which URI Professor Alan Rothman will study with an $11.4 grant from the National Institutes of Health. / COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

URI dengue fever researcher wins $11M grant

PROVIDENCE – A researcher of mosquito-borne illness at the University of Rhode Island has received an $11 million grant from the National Institutes of...

Kent Hospital hosting 5K

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The Kent Hospital NK5K Road Race/Walk is set for Saturday, Sept. 7 in North Kingstown. Kent Hospital will be the corporate sponsor...

Providence offers<br> Fitness in Parks

PROVIDENCE – The city, its YMCA and the nonprofit Partnership for Providence Parks are offering a summer and fall program dubbed Fitness in Providence...
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Five Questions With: Jill Pfitzenmayer

Jill Pfitzenmayer of Portsmouth is the vice president of the Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence at The Rhode Island Foundation. The goal of the INE...

Film Festival presents Producers Circle Awards

The Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) is presenting Producers Circle Awards to three Friends of the educational film community – Sherilyn Brown, Dana...
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