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EVA-MARIE MANCUSO has withdrawn her request for an ethics waiver on her nomination as interim commissioner of Higher Education. Gov. Chafee has recommended RIDE chief of staff Clark Greene for the post. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Governor recommends RIDE chief to help lead search for interim higher...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee Tuesday recommended that Clark Greene, chief of staff for the Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education,...
"Whether 3 in the afternoon or 3 in the morning, our streetworkers or our victims services department report to Rhode Island Hospital for shootings or stabbings." / COURTESY ISPN

5 Questions With: Teny O. Gross

Teny O. Gross is executive director of the award-winning Institute for the Study & Practice of Nonviolence, a nonprofit that teaches the principles and...

Banking for Beds to provide affordable furnishings

SMITHFIELD – Navigant Credit Union and the Furniture Bank of Rhode Island are making it easier for Rhode Islanders to furnish their homes comfortably...

All-Star Reading Program announced

The Pawtucket Red Sox have teamed up with Citizens Bank and Pepsi to launch a reading contest for the summer. The R.I. Office of Library...

Mural Project is subject of Kickstarter Campaign

NEWPORT – The Newport Art Museum has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund a $48,000 community mural project this fall. The mural is to...
THE PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF NEWPORT COUNTY saw attendance in June increase 7.3 percent over June 2012, although visitor growth at the Newport Mansions - The Elms is pictured - was not enough to counteract the effects of a wet June, as occupancy at hotels in Newport and Middletown fell 7.3 percent year over year.  / COURTESY  PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF NEWPORT COUNTY

Rain brings down June occupancy in Newport/ Middletown hotels

NEWPORT – Rainy weekends made June a difficult month for hotels in Newport and Middletown, with a 7.3 percent decline in occupancy compared with...
A LIVE ONE: Snappa Charter Boat Captain Charlie Donilon in Narragansett was advised by a Mastermind group to launch a dedicated ash-burial website. Since then, his business has grown from three customers a year to 20, he said. / PBN PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Outside view key to success today

Josh Hatfield, a registered nurse who owns a 5-year-old, Web-based, medical-supply company in East Greenwich, had never heard of “nurture marketing” until he met...

PPL offers free architectural tours

PROVIDENCE – Providence Public Library will offer guided architectural tours of its historic library building beginning on Aug. 6. The free tours will...
"My work with GTECH and my experiences with Habitat for Humanity International taught me to be flexible and to wake up every day ready to take on whatever presents itself."

Five Questions With: Erik Dyson

Armed with a passion for international work, Erik Dyson, 42, of Mattapoisett, Mass., in July joined All Hands Volunteers, succeeding founder David Campbell as...

Economy becoming ripe for new businesses?

Kevin B. Murphy of Warwick has not only been busy setting up new incubator startup and title insurance companies; he has resurrected his dormant...
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