PC completes LED lighting upgrade, projects to save $100K a year

PROVIDENCE – With a goal of increased campus sustainability, Providence College has completed a lighting-upgrade project estimated to save more than 1 million kilowatt...
DOWN TO BUSINESS: The House Committee on Finance’s Subcommittee on Human Services holds a meeting at the Statehouse in December to get an update on overspending at the R.I. Department of Children, Youth and Families, and the R.I. Office of Veterans Services. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Budget deficit, lottery contract, minimum wage among controversial issues facing General...

As Rhode Island lawmakers return for the 2020 legislative session on Jan. 7, some of the most pressing questions they’re expected to face this...
KEEPING TABS: Leonard Lardaro, University of Rhode Island economics professor, says indictors for Rhode Island are looking grim, but he doesn’t foresee a coming downturn as severe as the previous one to hit the state. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Economists say next downturn won’t be as bad for R.I.

Rhode Island has cranes in the sky, unemployment below 4%, new companies such as Infosys Ltd. and new jobs have arrived in its capital...
Hong Yang

Bryant professor named Geological Society of America fellow

HONG YANG, a professor of science and technology and vice president for international affairs at Bryant University, was recently elected as a 2019 fellow...

NUWC Division Newport to work with IYRS on projects supporting U.S....

NEWPORT – The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport has established a partnership with the International Yacht Restoration School of Technologies and Trades. The partnership...
MULTIPLE NEW LAWS and requirements will take affect in Rhode Island starting Jan. 1. / PBN FILE PHOTO/PAM BHATIA


Education accountability, electronic opioid prescriptions, mandatory health insurance among new R.I....

PROVIDENCE – As 2020 draws near, residents and businesses within Rhode Island will need to adhere to new requirements set to go into effect...

NEIT offers gastrointestinal/endoscopy technician training course

EAST GREENWICH – A new gastrointestinal/endoscopy technician course is set to launch in February at New England Institute of Technology. The first class is expected...

Lincoln School breaks ground on expansion project

PROVIDENCE – Lincoln School leaders and construction personnel on Dec. 5 officially broke ground on a new project to expand the Quaker school’s Little...

Five Questions With: Cyndi Fuchs

Cyndi Fuchs is an occupational therapist and an assistant professor in the occupational therapy department at the New England Institute of Technology. Fuchs recently...

Salve professor named president of Wilson Ornithological Society

NEWPORT – Jameson Chace, professor of the biology and biomedical sciences and cultural, environmental and global studies departments at Salve Regina University, was recently...
- Featured Event -

Latest News