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VOLUNTEERS SORT items at the Rhode Island Community Food Bank, one of seven social service agencies sharing $180,000 in emergency year-end grants from the Rhode Island Foundation. / COURTESY CONNIE GROSCH/RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Does Rhode Island deserve its reputation for being among the nation’s...

Rhode Island again ranked near the bottom of WalletHub's annual list of the most charitable states, coming in at No. 45 in the ranking...

Five Questions With: Jennifer Hawkins

Jennifer Hawkins has been the executive director at One Neighborhood Builders since 2017, and she has been credited with helping to double the capacity...

Five Questions With: Dr. Nicholas Nikolopoulos

Dr. Nicholas Nikolopoulos recently joined PACE Organization of Rhode Island as its new chief medical officer. In this role, he will serve as a...

Is the state moving fast enough to expand public transit and...

Public transit and biking advocates are pressing state transportation officials to start implementing long-range plans to move away from auto dependency. During a Nov. 17...
Mark J. Meiklejohn / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With: Mark J. Meiklejohn

Mark J. Meiklejohn | Chief credit officer, Brookline Bancorp Inc.Former CEO and president, Bank Rhode Island 1. How did your banking experience, including for the former...

Has Musk broken labor laws at Twitter?

About a week after Elon Musk assumed control of Twitter on Oct. 28, the company stirred up a storm of controversy by abruptly firing...

Cannabis arrest practices must be overhauled

More than 300,000 people were arrested for cannabis possession in 2020, FBI records show. Meanwhile, the drug is being legally sold for a profit...

Bryant honored as ‘Leading Woman’ by Girl Scouts of Southeastern New...

ELIZABETH BURKE BRYANT, who will be stepping down at the end of the year as executive director of the children and family welfare advocacy...

Business lessons from the danger zone

I was among the millions of people who flocked to movie theaters recently to see “Top Gun: Maverick.” It’s one of the best movies...
Maggie Longo

Don’t miss out on plant-based trend

There is no shortage of tasty restaurants here in Rhode Island. From our famous calamari and clam cakes to coffee milk and doughboys, we...
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