RISD Works on the move

PROVIDENCE – RISD Works, a retail store and art gallery that features the work of Rhode Island School of Design alumni and faculty, will...
DESIGNXRI will host a new half-day summit in May called Spark Design, which it says is designed to be highly interactive with the audience with talks and groups focusing on design-industry trends, the shifting workforce and skill gaps between design students and design professionals. / COURTESY DESIGNXRI

DesignxRI to host Spark Design, a new collaborative half-day summit in May

PROVIDENCE – DesignxRI will be hosting a new, interactive half-day summit intended to bring together the design field, including industry upstarts, veterans, teachers and...
RHODE ISLAND'S benefits program for families with children under the age of 18 has not kept pace with inflation, according to the Economic Institute Policy. / COURTESY ECONOMIC PROGRESS INSTITUTE

Report: R.I.’s family assistance benefit program needs improvement

PROVIDENCE - Safety net benefits for low income families with children under 18 in Rhode Island have not increased for nearly 30 years, and...
THE PROVIDENCE JOURNAL Publisher Janet Hasson announced Tuesday that she is retiring. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Journal publisher departing; circulation continues falling

PROVIDENCE – Providence Journal President and Publisher Janet Hasson announced Tuesday afternoon that she is retiring after overseeing operations at the newspaper for four...
THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE of Rhode Island has reached a partnership agreement with the Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College Charter High School./ COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

CCRI partners with charter high school for ‘seamless pathway’ to nursing degree

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island is partnering with a nursing charter high school to remove barriers and provide a "seamless pathway"...
GOV. GINA RAIMONDO has directed the state Department of Education to establish a panel of experts to conduct a review of Providence schools./ PBN FILE PHOTO/ DAVE HANSEN

Raimondo orders ‘comprehensive review’ of Providence schools

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is directing the state Department of Education to conduct a "comprehensive review" of the Providence school system to...
THE RHODE ISLAND COUNCIL for the Humanities has announced it is distributing $140,000 worth of grants to 15 nonprofits to fund humanities initiatives.

15 R.I. civic and cultural groups receive $140K in Humanities Council grants

PROVIDENCE – Fifteen civic and cultural organizations are receiving a total of $140,000 in grants from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities that...
STOP & SHOP and its local unions have reached a tentative agreement. / COURTESY RK CENTERS

Unions, Stop & Shop reach tentative agreement Sunday

PROVIDENCE – A tentative agreement between union workers and Stop & Shop LLC was reached over the weekend, both parties announced Sunday.Union members of...
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PBN on WJAR-TV, April 22, 2019

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo sets her sights in her final term on ‘job training and education.’ Will there be money to pay for it?Every...
RHODE ISLAND construction employment increased 1% year over year in March. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. construction employment up 1% in March

PROVIDENCE – Seasonally-adjusted Rhode Island construction employment increased 1 percent year over year, or 200 jobs, to 19,600, the 35th-fastest-growing state in the nation,...
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