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People’s Credit Union donates $1,000 to North Kingstown Food Pantry

PROVIDENCE – People’s Credit Union has donated $1,000 to the North Kingstown Food Pantry in support of its commitment to creating a community where...

RIPTA holds first public workshop on transit hub relocation

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Transit Authority on Monday held its first "interactive" and “family-friendly’ public workshop at the Amica Mutual Pavilion on the...

State violated civil rights of children with behavioral disabilities, feds find

PROVIDENCE – The state was found to be in violation of federal disability laws for the over-hospitalization of children with behavioral disabilities while in...

Are U.S. interest rates high enough to beat inflation? The Fed...

WASHINGTON (AP) – The sharp interest rate hikes of the past two years will likely take longer than previously expected to bring down inflation, several...

CVS survey shows mental health concerns continue to rise

WOONSOCKET – A recent survey conducted by CVS Health Corp. and Morning Consult found that most adults still have concerns about their mental health...

CareLink expands Mobile Dentistry unit with help of Delta Dental

PROVIDENCE – CareLink Inc. is expanding the reach of its Mobile Dentistry unit to three new locations with the help of grant funding from...

Coastal Medical’s Dr. Yul Ejnes wins American College of Physicians award

PROVIDENCE – One of Coastal Medical Inc.’s founding partners, Dr. Yul Ejnes, has won the Alfred Stengel Memorial Award for Outstanding Service from the...

U.S. consumer sentiment drops to 6-month low on inflation, unemployment fears 

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. consumer sentiment fell sharply in May to the lowest level in six months as Americans cited stubbornly high inflation and...

Larkin nominated as R.I. health director

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Jerome M. Larkin, director of inpatient infectious diseases consultation services at Rhode Island Hospital, has been nominated to be the new...
RHODE ISLAND'S economy showed signs of expansion in March, according to niversity of Rhode Island economist and professor Leonard Lardaro economic index, but it was slower than a month earlier. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Lardaro: Expansion of R.I. economy slowed in March

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s economy sputtered a bit in March after showing signs of gaining momentum in February, University of Rhode Island economist and...
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