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LISC RHHODE ISLAND and the City of Providence announced $600,000 in grants for early learning child care facilities in the city. Above, LISC Rhode Island Executive Director Jeanne Cola. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

LISC Rhode Island, city award $600K in grants to child care...

PROVIDENCE – Local Initiatives Support Corp. Rhode Island and the city announced $600,000 in grants to early-learning child care facilities in the city on...

Court gives preliminary approval to Brown settlement agreement in women’s sports...

PROVIDENCE – A federal judge has given preliminary approval to an agreement between Brown University and attorneys for student-athletes who challenged the Ivy League...
PROVIDENCE COLLEGE'S number of positive COVID-19 cases since Sept. 14 has risen to 219. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

Providence College extends online learning to Oct. 3 amid case cluster

PROVIDENCE – There will be at least another week of online learning at Providence College. The college announced Friday that it will be extending the...

New URI welcome center serves as ‘front door’ to South Kingstown...

Robert J. Higgins Welcome Center, University of Rhode Island 45 Upper College Road, South Kingstown Building owner: University of Rhode Island Architect: DBVW Architects Developer/General contractor: E.W. Burman...

CCRI to lay off 45 full-time employees

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island on Sept. 22 announced it is laying off 45 full-time, non-faculty employees as a cost-cutting measure,...

Rhode Island School of Design completes Nickerson Hall renovations

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island School of Design has completed its renovation of Nickerson Hall, the second phase of its planned improvements to a...

Narragansett 2100 establishes a URI student advisory council

NARRAGANSETT – Narragansett 2100, a nonprofit organization of landlords and property managers in the town, has established a new advisory council that includes town...

Raimondo responds to COVID-19 outbreaks at PC, URI: ‘We’re all feeling...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is pointing the blame at two universities who recently experienced outbreaks for the state's high numbers of new cases. "We're...

Five Questions With: Joe Mazzone

William M. Davies Jr. Career & Technical High School in Lincoln has an app to screen its students for COVID-19, which was developed by...
THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE of Rhode Island announced late Tuesday that it is laying off 45 full-time employees. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

CCRI to lay off 45 full-time employees

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island announced late Tuesday that it is laying off 45 full-time, nonfaculty employees as a cost-cutting measure,...

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