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Federal grant to help Save The Bay

PROVIDENCE – U.S. Jack Reed has announced a $291,000 federal grant, administered by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, to fund Save The Bay...
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New England Tech eyes prime East Greenwich site

Considering the alternative, East Greenwich Town Manager William Sequino Jr. would prefer to see New England Institute of Technology take over a stretch of...

URI pharmacy dean headed to Iowa

The University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy is losing its leader. Donald E. Letendre, dean of pharmacy at URI since 2001, has accepted the...
YUJUNE PARK has received a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholarship to continue her studies. The RISD grad plans to attend Yale University for her graduate work. /

RISD grad awarded Cooke scholarship

LANDSDOWNE, Va. - A Rhode Island School of Design graduate has been named one of 34 students selected for what has been called the...
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...
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