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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
TV HOST BILLY COSTA, of New England Cable News, stands between the Rhode Island team, front left, and the team from Vermont at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston during the 2007 Reserve Cup competition. Behind them are teams representing Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire. /

R.I. teens win Boston Fed’s ‘Reserve Cup’

BOSTON – The Rhode Island team, composed of students from North Providence High School, brought home the “Reserve Cup” from the Federal Reserve Bank...
Alan M. Gilstein /

Gilstein is Miriam Hospital’s Person of the Year

PROVIDENCE – The Miriam Hospital has honored accountant Alan M. Gilstein as its 2007 Person of the Year. Gilstein – a principal in the...

Memorial cancer program wins<br> ACS Commission on Cancer approval

PAWTUCKET – The cancer program at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island has won three year-approval, with commendation as a Teaching Hospital Cancer Program,...
THE ORIGINAL brick interior in the stables area of the Victorian-era Wetmore Hall is being preserved as Salve transforms Wetmore and the adjacent Mercy Hall into a Center for Arts and Culture. The project, which includes sustainable-design features, is slated for completion next September. /

$750,000 grant to aid creation of arts center at Salve

NEWPORT – Two historic carriage house and stable complexes on the Salve Regina University campus will be transformed into a Center for Arts and...

Providence Plan get $1.5M grant to grow New Roots

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Plan has been awarded a $1.5 million Compassion Capital Fund Demonstration Grant by the U.S. Department of Health and Human...
NORTH ATTLEBORO Postmaster Michael Anderson, right, speaks with job-seekers at a Veterans’ Jobs Fair at netWORKri last week. /

Jobs the priority for returning vets

In Iraq, 25-year-old Peter Santos handled supply logistics for the Marine Corps, a critical job in a time of war. “I made sure people...
DR. GREGORY JAY, an emergency room physician at Rhode Island Hospital, is developing a new approach to the treatment of joint injuries and arthritis. /

A molecule with big promise in arthritis treatment

A research team led by a Rhode Island Hospital emergency room doctor has made a discovery about the nature of wear in joints that...

Work together or fail together

A man was having a conversation with a pastor one day and said, “I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are like.” The...
A SELECT GROUP of minimum-security inmates at the ACI is being taught the latest in construction technology in a partnership with CCRI. /

ACI construction course teaches latest techniques

Darryl Lincoln was in his teens the last time he was free – before his murder conviction 13 years ago. Now 30, Lincoln has no...
THE ELIMINATOR trawl system, developed by URI researchers working with local fishermen, takes advantage of behavioral differences between haddock and other fish. /

URI team’s fish-saving device reels in $30K prize

WASHINGTON – A team of researchers at the University of Rhode Island Fisheries Center will receive the grand prize, and $30,000, in the World...
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