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Alex and Ani commits to raising $2M for UNICEF

CRANSTON – Alex and Ani LLC has committed to raising $2 million globally over two years to help UNICEF give children around the world...

Cox technicians visit ‘Rosie’s Girls’ summer camp to discuss STEM careers

PROVIDENCE – Cox Communications field technicians Kathy Smith and Wendy Moreau visited “Rosie’s Girls” YWCA of Rhode Island summer camp at Nickerson Community Center...
RIPEC, the nonpartisan public policy research organization, will honor this year's public service award winners at its annual meeting on Oct. 17.

RIPEC seeking nominations for 41st annual Public Service Awards

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council is seeking nominations for its 41st annual Public Service Awards. The Robert M. Goodrich Distinguished Public Service...

URI grad student makes discovery about dragonfish

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island graduate student in marine biology, Ashley Marranzino, made a discovery about the sensory system of a group...
THE EAST passage of Narragansett Bay will be closed to boat traffic as a result of the Save The Bay Swim on Aug. 13.

Save The Bay swim closing Narragansett Bay east passage Saturday

PROVIDENCE - The east passage of Narragansett Bay will be closed to boat traffic as a result of the Save The Bay Swim on...
COURTNEY HAWKINS has been appointed the new chief policy officer for the city of Providence, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced recently. / COURTESY MAYOR'S OFFICE

Hawkins named Providence’s new chief policy officer

PROVIDENCE – Courtney Hawkins is the city’s new chief policy officer. Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced Hawkins’ new appointment on Aug. 5. Her responsibilities include overseeing...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT said $1.25 million is available in matching grant funds to cleanup contaminated properties known as “brownfields.”

New round of brownfields grant funding available

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management said $1.25 million is available in matching grant funds to cleanup contaminated properties known as “brownfields.” ...

Cortés appointed chairman of national Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship

PROVIDENCE – Andrew Cortés has been appointed chairman of the national Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez said this week....
“THE NARRAGANSETT Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is an important ecological and research resource for Rhode Island, giving us a barometer to observe changes in the natural environment in and around the bay while also offering opportunities for education, recreation and stewardship,” U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said.
/ COURTESY OFFICE OF U.S. SEN. JACK F. REED

Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve receives $619K in federal funding

PROVIDENCE – Approximately $619,000 in federal funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will be used to protect Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island’s congressional...
PROVIDENCE COLLEGE will celebrate its 100th anniversary with events starting Aug. 29 and continuing until the end of the 2016 fall semester.

PC announces centennial celebration events

PROVIDENCE - Providence College will celebrate its 100th anniversary with events starting Aug. 29 and continuing until the end of the 2016 fall semester. ...
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