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Warwick’s CME Corp. announces new partnership to deliver medical supplies faster

WARWICK – Two major players in the health care industry are joining forces to deliver medical equipment faster. Warwick-based CME Corp., the largest health care...

R.I. Department of Education launches stateside educational access portal

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education has launched EnrollRI, a statewide educational access portal for students and families, Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green announced...

JWU to offer degree in cannabis entrepreneurship

PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University is launching a Bachelor of Science degree in cannabis entrepreneurship at its Providence campus, JWU announced Dec. 2. The...

R.I. Food Bank’s hunger report: Hunger insecurity in state reaches record...

PROVIDENCE – About 1 in 4 households in Rhode Island lack adequate food, while underlying medical conditions that increase the risk of severe illness...

Montgomery named president of CVS Pharmacy/Retail

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. has named Neela Montgomery executive vice president and president of CVS Pharmacy/Retail, effective Nov. 30, the company announced Nov....

BankNewport moves BNWise financial education program to virtual platform

NEWPORT – BankNewport has moved its BNWise financial education program to a virtual platform due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the bank announced Nov. 23. The...

Reed announces $1.8M in housing voucher awards for Rhode Islanders

PROVIDENCE – U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., has announced $1.8 million in federal rental assistance for Rhode Island through the Housing Choice Voucher program. The...

9 indicted in scheme to steal equipment, vehicles from 4 New...

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Nine people have been indicted for their alleged roles in a theft ring that stole about $700,000 worth of vehicles from...

Providence a loser under NCAA’s March Madness plans

PROVIDENCE – Businesses in and around Providence stand to lose out on as much as $4 million in spending by college basketball fans next...

Tiverton seeks to keep its landfill operating

TIVERTON – The town is filing an application to continue operating its 33-acre landfill for another two years, the Fall River Herald News reported...

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