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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...

Opera Providence leader steps down after 7 years

After about seven and a half years as executive director of Opera Providence, Loriana De Crescenzo has resigned, saying she wishes to explore other...
ENTREPRENEUR John Zib, left, shows off one of his electronic displays at Progreso Latino in Central Falls. With him is George Ortiz, chief operating officer of the nonprofit. /

Startup looks to provide digital signs for just $500

John Zib is an entrepreneur with a new vision for the way digital signage can be distributed to businesses and used by businesses. He has...

Credit union recognized for its minority lending

The Westerly Community Credit Union’s business lending department has won the “Most Improved Minority Lender” award from the U.S. Small Business Administration. In 2006, the...
FROM LEFT: Jim Golden, Stop & Shop store manager; Brian Aubertine, district manager; Todd Johnson, a store manager; Andrew Schiff, executive director of the Food Bank; and Stop & Shop store managers Nick Lombardi, Jay Albanese and Jim Walsh. /

Stop & Shop donates to Rhode Island Food Bank

Stop & Shop recently delivered 1,500 turkeys to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank to aid with the organization’s annual Holiday Meal Drive, a...
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...

Cox ranked as best cable operator for women

CHANTILLY, Va. – The Women in Cable Telecommunications Foundation, in collaboration with Working Mother Media, has awarded Cox Communications Inc. the 2007 Forerunner Accolade...

National Institute of Aging gives Brown $10M to study long-term care

WASHINGTON – The National Institute of Aging, a component of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded a five-year, $10 million grant to researchers...

Miriam named to NIH’s AIDS Clinical Trials Group

PROVIDENCE – Researchers at the The Miriam Hospital’s Immunology Center will continue their groundbreaking work to improve treatment for patients infected with human immunovirus...

De Crescenzo bows out at Opera Providence

PROVIDENCE – Loriana De Crescenzo, executive director of Opera Providence, resigned her position Friday to pursue other opportunities.The Rhode Island native, who joined the...
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