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RHODE ISLAND construction employment increased 3.8 percent year over year from 18,300 to 19,000 jobs. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. Aug. construction employment rises 3.8%, No. 28 in U.S.

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island construction employment increased 3.8 percent year over year in August, the No. 28 fastest rate in the country, and the...
RHODE ISLAND'S 4 PERCENT unemployment rate in August was the second highest in New England, while its 0.4 percentage-point unemployment rate decline year over year was the region's largest unemployment rate drop. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

R.I. has 2nd-highest N.E. joblessness in Aug., but largest Y/Y decline

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted 4 percent unemployment rate in August was the second highest in New England, ahead of Connecticut’s 4.3 percent, according...
THE RHODE ISLAND COALITION for the Homeless named its eight award winners that will be honored at its 30th anniversary awards breakfast on Oct. 1 at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COALITION FOR THE HOMELESS

R.I. Coalition for the Homeless announces 2018 award winners

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless has named the honorees to be recognized at its 30th Anniversary Awards Breakfast.The event, which...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND, along with Wheaton College out of Norton, Mass. and eight additional New England colleges and universities, joined forces earlier this week to create the New England Humanities Consortium. / COURTESY URI

URI, Wheaton College among founders of Northeast higher ed. collaborative

PROVIDENCE – The University of Rhode Island and Wheaton College, as well as eight additional colleges and universities from across New England, announced they had...

Paxson, Babineau, lead honorees in PBN’s 2018 Business Excellence Awards

PROVIDENCE – Christina H. Paxson, president of Brown University since 2012, is being honored for Business Leadership in Providence Business News’ 18th annual Business...

Brown professor to use $150K ACLS grant for archaeological survey

PROVIDENCE – Brown University assistant professor of anthropology Parker VanValkenburgh, along with his colleagues, was awarded a $150,000 American Council of Learned Societies grant...

Five Questions With: Azeeza Hasan

Azeeza Hasan is a junior at Brown University concentrating in applied math. At Brown, she provides guided tours, attends meetings for the Association for...

Whaling museum curator’s book nominated for national award

NEW BEDFORD – “O’er the Wide and Tractless Sea: Original Art of the Yankee Whale Hunt,” written by Michael P. Dyer, curator of maritime...

RWU’s Donnell wins $15K ESL grant

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education awarded a $15,000 grant to Kelly Donnell, a professor at the Roger Williams University School of Continuing...

Stadium Theatre hosts 6th annual Beer Fest fundraiser Oct. 4

WOONSOCKET – The Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre, at Monument Square, will host its sixth annual Beer Fest Oct. 4 to support the arts-focused...
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