Monday, April 19, 2021



MBTA to open central customer service office

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority plans to open a centralized customer service department, aiming to appease riders and streamline the complaint process. "The...
'WHAT I TRIED TO DO was analyze the opportunity to serve a mix of different audiences," says Hope Alswang, director of the RISD Museum of Art since 2005. /

No hard hat needed: RISD thrives amid renovation

Hope Alswang faced many challenges when she became director of Rhode Island School of Design's Museum of Art in September 2005. Attendance had declined by...
STUDENTS FROM Exeter Job Corps Academy pose with guest presenters for Groundhog Job Shadow Day at the Radisson Airport Hotel Providence in Warwick. The job-shadowing program was sponsored by the Rhode Island Hospitality and Tourism Association and Junior Achievement of Rhode Island. /

Groundhog Day first in year of initiatives

Employees at the Radisson Airport Hotel Providence in Warwick were shadowed by more than 30 students from the Davies Career & Technical High School...

NHPRI gets grant to improve Latino health care

PROVIDENCE – Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island today announced that it is receiving a two-year $261,000 grant for a project, in collaboration with...
JOSEPH J. MarcAURELE, chairman, president and CEO of Citizens Bank of Rhode Island, will receive the 2nd Housing Hero award for leadership in affordable housing. /

House of Hope names MarcAurele a ‘Housing Hero’

WARWICK – House of Hope CDC today announced that its second annual Housing Hero award will go to Joseph J. MarcAurele, chairman, president and...

Gilbane exec among industry’s national leaders

PROVIDENCE – Daniel P. McConaghy, 39, Gilbane Building Co.’s senior vice president and regional manager, has been listed by Building Design & Construction Magazine...

M.S. Society’s R.I. Chapter wins national honors

WARWICK – The Rhode Island Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society was honored with the 2006 Pamela Cavallo Award at the annual National...

Are you ready to adopt a ‘West Coast Offense’?

The Super Bowl is always a good occasion to glean business insights from the world of football. The sport has become highly competitive, with...
Anna Wislocki, far right, and the rest of this group of law students from the Roger Williams University School of Law, will visit New Orleans next month to help hurricane victims. /

Ready to help in New Orleans

For spring break this year, about two dozen law students and faculty from Roger Williams University are heading south to New Orleans. But it...

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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