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National MS Society honors R.I. chapter

The Rhode Island chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society has been recognized by the national organization with the Pamela Cavallo Award for its...

Cox gives nearly $110K to R.I., Conn. nonprofits

Cox Communications has donated nearly $110,000, in the form of Cox Charities grants, to nonprofit organizations that focus on youth and education in Rhode...
JAMES DeRENTIS is known not just as an innovator at BankRI, but also as an advocate for the arts and community development. /

Exec sees BankRI as a champion of local business, arts, community...

As chief business officer for BankRI, Jim DeRentis oversees both the bank’s commercial and retail banking businesses, as well as its marketing and communications...

$5M bid to run libraries is <br> ‘disappointing,’ mayor says

PROVIDENCE – Providence Public Library has submitted a $5 million, one-year proposal for providing municipal library services to the City of Providence, library officials...

Portuguese consulate to stay in Providence

WASHINGTON – Portugal will keep open its consulate in Providence, Portuguese Consul Ricardo Cortes yesterday told U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, state...

PPL submits $5M bid to run city libraries

PROVIDENCE – Providence Public Library has submitted a $5 million, one-year proposal for providing municipal library services to the City of Providence, PPL officials...

R.I. shelters see 6th straight record year

PROVIDENCE – In the year ended June 30, the statewide emergency shelter system provided more people-nights of refuge than ever before, including record numbers...
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R.I. literacy drive wins Tech Savvy Award

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative, a collaborative effort based at the Providence Public Library, has been honored as one of five...
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Digital mammograms coming to Roger Williams

PROVIDENCE – Roger Williams Medical Center next month will receive two digital mammography units, thanks to the Memories & Miracles Committee and The Champlin...

RIC gets $100,000 for student-managed fund

PROVIDENCE – A member of Rhode Island College’s Class of 1989, who wishes to remain anonymous, has donated $100,000 to establish a student-managed investment...
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