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CROSSROADS RHODE ISLAND reported that family homelessness in Rhode Island decreased by 8% year over year at the end of November .

Crossroads: Family shelter wait list drastically shortens in wake of Bezos...

PROVIDENCE – Crossroads Rhode Island saw some significant advances in reducing the homeless problem in Rhode Island a year after it was awarded the...
ERNST & YOUNG LLP conducted a 10-week analysis on the financial health on the troubled Providence Public School District. The report found that the city's school budget has been traditionally fixed and funds need to be reallocated to support student needs.

Ernst & Young: PPSD budget needs to be more flexible, student-centered

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Public School District has historically viewed its annual operating budget as being fixed and that mentality should shift to a...

United Way seeking applicants for Executive Director Learning Circle

PROVIDENCE – United Way of Rhode Island is seeking executive directors of Rhode Island-based nonprofits for the next cohort of the organization’s Executive Director...

BankNewport serves community in many ways

KITCHEN CAMARADERIE: BankNewport employees, from left, Katie Upham, Cindy Cunningham, Lesley Behan, Katie Blight, Isabel Tiagno and Dan Silverman help prepare meals for people...

Lifespan determined to get back to black

Lifespan Corp. says it’s already working toward a goal of achieving $1 million in operating income by the end of fiscal 2020, a significant...
WELL-STUDIED: Brandon Marshall, associate professor of epidemiology at Brown University, and Jesse Yedinak, project director, co-authored a study recently that outlined a “cascade of care” model for opioid use disorder. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Brown research could change approach to R.I. opioid crisis

Medication-assisted treatment is at the core of a new care model created by Brown University researchers looking to offer a restructured approach to opioid...

Adams receives URI President’s Award

KAREN L. ADAMS, former news anchor for WPRI-TV CBS 12, recently received a President’s Award from the University of Rhode Island during the university’s...

Cerebration wins R.I. Business Competition’s Elevator Pitch Contest

PROVIDENCE – Cerebration bested 44 other contestants to emerge as the winner of the Rhode Island Business Competition’s Elevator Pitch Contest held at Venture...
THE VOLUNTEER Income Tax Assistance program, managed by United Way of Rhode Island and Citizens Bank, saved taxpayers $27 million in Rhode Island in 2019.

VITA saves taxpayers $27M in 2019

PROVIDENCE – The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program helped save taxpayers in the state $27 million in 2019, United Way of Rhode Island said...
TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY will revive on a limited basis 'The Prince of Providence,' based on former Providence mayor Vincent A. 'Buddy' Cianci, in June 2021. / COURTESY TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY

Trinity Rep to revive ‘Prince of Providence’ in June 2021

PROVIDENCE – The record-breaking theatrical production about Providence’s infamous former mayor will be given an encore. Trinity Repertory Company will revive its production of “The...
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