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Brown publicly acknowledges university sits on Narragansett tribe’s ancestral land

PROVIDENCE – Brown University Tuesday formally acknowledged its campus sits on land previously occupied by the Narragansett Indian Tribe, following a year-long study that...
BROWN UNIVERSITY RECENTLY BOUGHT the 165 Angell St., Providence, property where Shiru Cafe operated for less than two years before closing in September 2019. The property still contains Heng Thai & Rotisseri, along with eight residential units on the upper levels. / COURTESY CITY OF PROVIDENCE

Heng Thai, former Shiru Cafe building bought by Brown University for $5.1M

PROVIDENCE – A three-story building located in the Brown University area, previously occupied by an international coffee chain known for exchanging free coffees for...

Masks back on in Providence schools

PROVIDENCE – A little more than a month after taking them off, masks are going back on in Providence public schools. The Providence Public School...
NEIL D. STEINBERG will retire on May 1, 2023, as the Rhode Island Foundation's CEO and president. / PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

R.I. Foundation leader Steinberg to retire in May 2023

PROVIDENCE – In about a year’s time, the leader of Rhode Island’s largest nonprofit funder will call it a career. Neil D. Steinberg announced Monday...
HANCHEN HUANG will start as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on July 18. / COURTESY UMASS DARTMOUTH

UMass Dartmouth appoints new provost, vice chancellor

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has named Hanchen Huang as the university's next provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.  Huang, who is...

Fauci urges RWU grads to stand against disinformation 

BRISTOL (AP) – Dr. Anthony Fauci urged graduates of Roger Williams University on Friday to fight what he called the "normalization of untruths," which...

Multimillion-dollar renovation of Warwick movie theater completed

WARWICK – Showcase Cinemas recently crossed the finish line in a multimillion-dollar renovation of its 15-auditorium movie theater at 1200 Quaker Lane, the company...

RIHEBC awards nearly $100K to Family Service of Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Health and Educational Building Corp. recently provided a nearly $100,000 grant to Family Service of Rhode Island to repair...

Utah nonprofit launches online preschool program in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – A Utah-based nonprofit is launching a free online preschool program to up to 200 students in the state. The program, Waterford Upstart, will...

Merger fallout claims CNE leader

Fallout from the latest failed attempt to merge the state’s two largest health care systems continues. Care New England Health System CEO and President Dr....

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