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Representatives of Newport County nonprofit organizations listen as the Rhode Island Foundation announces they will share nearly $270,000 in grants. The funds will underwrite activities ranging from workforce training and after school activities to preventing relationship violence and protecting vulnerable seniors. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Rhode Island Foundation awards nearly $270K to Newport County-serving organizations

PROVIDENCE - Forty grants funding job readiness training, after school activities, protecting vulnerable seniors and preventing domestic violence were among $267,755 in grants awarded...
THE ROSA PARKS HOUSE, which had been on display at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence, is going to auction in New York City. / COURTESY FABIA MENDOZA

Rosa Parks House to be auctioned in NYC

PROVIDENCE – The Rosa Parks House that was on display at WaterFire Arts Center will go up for auction in July, Stages of Freedom...
LITTLE SPACE: Documents preserving Rhode Island’s history, including railroad maps and plats, among others, are stacked floor to ceiling at the Rhode Island state archives building in Providence.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

PBN on WJAR-TV, June 4, 2018

Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss the newspaper’s most recent cover story and other...
MAYOR JORGE O. ELORZA speaks at the DESIGNxRI Providence Design Catalyst. / COURTESY DESIGNXRI

DESIGNxRI graduates Providence Design Catalyst cohort

PROVIDENCE – DESIGNxRI celebrated the culmination of the Providence Design Catalyst program Thursday evening, graduating 13 Providence-based design business owners. The 2018 program brought $120,000...
THE CROWD GATHERS before the start of last year’s Rhode Island Foundation Presents RWP Pops with the RI Philharmonic Orchestra at the Roger Williams Park Temple to Music in Providence. This year’s concert is Aug. 10. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA/ROB DAVIDSON PHOTOGRAPHY

R.I. Philharmonic Orchestra announces 2018 summer schedule

PROVIDENCE – In a recent email, the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra announced five dates, from early June through September, on which it will hold...
THE RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL of Design held a symposium centered on the Rosa Parks family home currently on display at WaterFire Arts Center in Providence. Their announcement of the symposium came more than two months after Brown University dropped ties with the home's owner and artist, Ryan Mendoza. / COURTESY FABIA MENDOZA

Rosa Parks House Project endures

At one point, it looked like the Providence tenure of the Rosa Parks House Project would be over before the public ever got the...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION held its annual meeting on Thursday, May 24 to review gains made in 2017 and plans for 2019 and beyond. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

2017 gains, 2019 plans announced at annual Rhode Island Foundation meeting

PROVIDENCE – Uniting as a community, toward common goals and improvements, was at the core of Neil D. Steinberg’s remarks at the Rhode Island...
PROVIDENCE is transferring ownership of the Bome Theatre to Tavares LLC in exchange for a $2.2 million investment into the restoration of the property. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD

Providence transferring Bomes Theatre in exchange for $2.2M restoration investment

PROVIDENCE – The Bomes Theatre is being taken over by Fernando J. Tavares, owner of Tavares LLC, a local general contractor, the city announced...

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