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FORMER DEM DIRECTOR Jan Reitsma has been named the new executive director of the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Commission and the Roger Williams National Memorial. /

Former DEM chief to oversee B.V. corridor

WOONSOCKET – Former director of the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, Jan Reitsma, has been named executive director of the John H. Chafee Blackstone...

Dept. of Education supports Westbay Adult Ed

WARWICK – Westbay Adult Education Academy announced that it has received a $90,000 grant from the R.I. Department of Education’s office of adult education.The...

GAO asks for lender controls at U.S. Education Dept.

The U.S. Education Department has no oversight in place to monitor financial arrangements between colleges and lenders and has tried only twice in 20...

What Community Prep can teach other schools

There is an ongoing dialogue in Rhode Island about the quality of our public schools and especially the schools in our urban corridor. Can...

Brown sees opportunities in Lifespan, CNE merger

The proposed merger of Lifespan and Care New England would aid an ambitious campaign at Brown University to increase the prestige of its medical...

OSHA seeks $39,000 in fines from Mass. firm

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced last Tuesday that it is proposing an additional $39,200 in fines against...

RIHTA names state’s restaurant good neighbors

Chef John Philcox of Café Zelda in Newport and Lombardi’s 1025 Club of Johnston have been honored by the R.I. Hospitality and Tourism Association...

Producer prices rise 0.6% in July

WASHINGTON – The Producer Price Index for Finished Goods, a measure of wholesale prices, rose a seasonally adjusted 0.6 percent in July, boosted by...

CCRI, PBS to screen film on community colleges

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island and Rhode Island PBS are hosting the premiere Aug. 22 of a documentary film examining the...

URI shifts focus of major to supply-chain issues

KINGSTON – Responding to industry trends, the University of Rhode Island’s College of Business Administration has redefined its operations management major to focus specifically...
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