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One body not short of soul

Anita Roddick opened her first Body Shop cosmetic store in the United Kingdom in 1976. In short order, she received a letter from a...

Working waterfront should remain so

Plans to re-develop the Providence waterfront for commercial and residential use would require zoning changes that eventually would lead to the displacement of century-old...

Health literacy challenge met, slowly, by R.I. project

Perhaps you’ve heard the story about the 66-year-old Pennsylvania woman who, whenever she visited her doctor’s office, would tell the office assistant that she’d...

3Q difficult for many banks

Bank Rhode Island last week posted a 39-percent year-over-year gain in its earnings for the third quarter, one of the few banks with local...
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Editorial Cartoon: Sacred Cow meets Crazy Cow

Sacred Cow meets Cash CowA cow in a business suit, white shirt, striped tie and glasses sits behind the desk in an office with...

General Dynamics profit up

General Dynamics Corp., the largest maker of armored vehicles for the U.S. military and the parent of Electric Boat, said third- quarter profit gained...

Cash, goods or volunteers? All are helpful

The needs of nonprofits are large and broad ranging. And even if they attract people interested in helping out, the form of that help...
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A trip to Conn. yields fine dining, excitement

I am a great believer in being a tourist in one’s own back yard. Two of the attractions within an hour’s drive are among...
VOLUNTEERS and members of the Ocean State Harley-Davidson Owners Group pose for a photo at Lincoln Woods State Park, at the end of the Charity Ride to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. /

Harley-Davidson owners ride benefits R.I. Food Bank

More than 120 bikers from Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts came out recently to support the Ocean State Chapter of the Harley-Davidson Owners Group’s...
SERVING A HOT MEAL to the hungry are, from left, volunteers Ruth Newqueist, Mary La Plante and Jim McCaughey,at McCauley House in Providence. The charity struggles to meet an ever-growing demand for its services. /

Smaller nonprofits struggle with fundraising

For more than three decades, McAuley Ministries in Providence has fed, clothed and housed the poor, relying on grants and donations to support its...
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