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Individual action can have global impact

Five years ago, Ray Rickman – a former staate legislator – was home sick. He heard a report about a doctor in Mali...

BV Community Health Care gets $750K IT grant

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is awarding a $750,000 health information technology grant to Blackstone Valley Community Health...

Bush announces plan to aid homeowners

WASHINGTON – The stock market rebounded this morning on news that President George W. Bush would announce steps to help people with subprime mortgages...

Cranston halves rate for winterization assistance

CRANSTON – Eligible local residents will pay a lower interest rate for winterization assistance this year, according to Mayor Michael T. Napolitano. The Housing Rehabilitation...

BNS files to end registration with SEC

LOS GATOS, Calif. – BNS Holding Inc. (OTCBB: BNSIA), the holding company for specialty vehicle manufacturer Collins Industries, has filed an application to terminate...

Top fund managers make $210,700 per week

The top managers at U.S. private-equity and hedge funds made 22,255 times the U.S. average wage, according to a joint report today by the...
IN 2006, the Ocean State  climbed from 35th-lowest to 17th-lowest in child poverty, Kids Count found in analyzing U.S. Census Bureau data. /

R.I. child poverty rate plunges in 2006

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island had the nation’s 17th-lowest rate of child poverty last year, a marked improvement from its 35th-lowest ranking in 2005, according...
RICHARD GODFREY, right, executive director of Rhode Island Housing and a founding partner of KeepSpace, announces a public-private initiative that will award $10 million in grants to developers of  up to five "KeepSpace Communities."  /

R.I. issues call for ‘smart-growth’ proposals

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Housing, accompanied by the R.I. Department of Planning and Grow Smart Rhode Island, today announced a $10 million affordable-housing and...

SEA CORP wins $47.9M NUWC contract

MIDDLETOWN – Systems Engineering Associates Corp. has just won a $47.9M contract to support Undersea Sensors and Sonar Systems programs at the Naval Undersea...

NASS post gives R.I. a national voice<br> on election, business issues,...

PROVIDENCE – Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis' new position as Eastern region vice president of the National Association of Secretaries of State "gives...
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