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Entercom names new GM for WEEI Sports Radio

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., and PROVIDENCE – Entercom Communications Corp. today named Joe Harrington to serve as vice president and general manager of Sports...

Past-due consumer loans at 15-year high

WASHINGTON – Overdue consumer debt mounted in the fourth quarter to the highest level in 15 years, according to a report today by the...

Upton replaces Ledwidge as CEO of St. Anne’s C.U.

FALL RIVER – St. Anne’s Credit Union of Fall River today announced the appointment of a new president and CEO, Ross R. Upton of...

Keith Hovan to take helm <br>at Southcoast Hospitals

FALL RIVER – Health care executive and clinician Keith A. Hovan, currently executive vice president and chief operating officer at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut,...
KENT HOSPITAL in Warwick has won state permission to begin performing angioplasties, despite its lack of a cardiac surgery program. But Dr. David R. Gifford, the state health director, imposed strict limits on the program. /

State OKs angioplasties at Kent Hospital;<br> Landmark asks to stop doing heart...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health yesterday agreed to allow Kent Hospital to begin performing angioplasties without setting up a cardiac surgery program. In...

17 states ask high court to make</br> EPA rule on greenhouse emissions

WASHINGTON – A multistate petition filed today with the U.S. Supreme Court asks the court to require a ruling from the U.S. Environmental Protection...
NEW BEDFORD will get $75,000 for fire-boat restoration plus a share of a $5.50M dredging grant it will divide with Fairhaven, the Seaport Council said. It also will receive a portion of two statewide grants. /

Seaport Council awards $8.2M for port projects

BOSTON – The Mass. Seaport Advisory Council this week awarded $8.2 million for improvements to ports from Fall River to Salem. The greater part...

War memorial is subject of downtown design contest

PROVIDENCE – A memorial to the U.S. soldiers who died during World War II and the wars in Korea and Vietnam has become the...
HERITAGE VILLAGE II, above, is the family-living portion of the North Kingstown affordable-housing development now owned by POAH, a Boston-based nonprofit. /

R.I. Housing aids affordable-housing effort

NORTH KINGSTOWN – With a $23 million financing package secured in March, the new owners of North Kingstown’s Heritage Village have ensured that...
COMMERCIAL FISHING adds a lot to the character and economy of the Ocean State, says W. Michael Sullivan, director of the R.I. Department of Environmental Management. Above, local fishermen teamed up with URI researchers to develop the fish-saving Eliminator trawl system. /

Newport pier being rebuilt for commercial fishermen

NEWPORT – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management last month began the reconstruction of Pier 9, a 195-by-18-foot pier that about 50 fishing...
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