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R.I. awards $500,000+ for jobs partnerships

CRANSTON – The Governor's Workforce Board last week awarded its second round of industry partnership grants, totaling more than $500,000, to engage "high-wage, high-growth"...

Employers find ways to keep retirees on the job

If you are 55 and have worked for five years at Citizens Bank or Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, you're eligible...
THE BAND ZILI plays world beat and urban-influenced dance music at the Providence Black Repertory Company last week. The group, started as a theater troupe, now hosts a wide array of musical and spoken-word performances as well. /

A stage where arts can flourish

The Providence Black Repertory Company's business model isn't quite like that of any other performing arts group or venue in the state. First off, the...
WILLIAM C. WALLACE II of Wakefield has been named the VNAA 2007 Volunteer of the Year for his work in the South County area with VNS Home Health. /

VNS Home Health volunteer wins national honors

William C. Wallace II, of Wakefield, has been honored by the Visiting Nurse Associations of America as its 2007 Volunteer of the Year. He was...

<i>Reconsidering recent tax policy changes</i>

Given the state’s dire budget deficit, should the governor and legislation reconsider the continued implementation of 2006 income tax revisions? * No – 71.4% * Yes...

Audubon Society holds Earth Day essay, art contest

The Audubon Society of Rhode Island is inviting students in grades 4 to 12 to participate in a contest in celebration of Earth Day...

Older workers needed for New England’s prosperity

As the baby boom generation enters retirement age, New England employers will become increasingly dependent on older workers – those aged 55 and above...

<i>Lead with poise, not with noise</i>

Grace under pressure — what an important attribute for anyone aspiring to be in a leadership role. I was researching the topic when I...
METLIFE Auto & Home President Bill Mullaney, left, and blood coordinator Collette Berthiaume, center, present the MetLife Foundation grant to Rhode Island Blood Center President and CEO Lawrence Smith. /

MetLife Foundation gives $1,000 to R.I. Blood Center

The MetLife Foundation has given $1,000 to the Rhode Island Blood Center for a program to teach Ocean State elementary school students in ...

Brown cancer biologists ID key growth factor

PROVIDENCE- Researchers at Brown University's Warren Alpert Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital have identified a type of gene-regulating protein that is required to...

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