56.1 F
Providence, US
Sunday, May 27, 2018

Hispanic Chamber announces annual awards

PROVIDENCE – The Hispanic American Chamber of Commerce Rhode Island has announced the winners of its annual business and community leadership awards, honoring individuals...

Home-loan crisis seen as big threat to minorities

The event was meant to mark the 39th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, the civil rights legislation that banned discrimination in housing. But...
JANESSA HERNANDEZ and her fellow third-graders work on their drawing skills in an art class at CVS Highlander School. /

Shared dream unites school, arts program

A $5 million project is bringing CVS Highlander Charter School and CityArts together under one roof, in a now-vacant building at 891 Broad St.,...

Still time to claim phone-tax refund

A new tax credit, applicable only for 2006 filings, could be worth serious money to your company. But if you are like many other...
FROM LEFT, Rosie Connors, senior director, Rhode Island Community Food Bank; Giovanni and Kim from 92 PRO-FM?s ?Giovanni & Kim? and producer Will Gilbert; and Elizabeth B. Eckel, senior vice president, Washington Trust. /

‘PB Xpress’ drive collects 12 tons for the food bank

The Washington Trust Co.’s seventh annual “PB Xpress” peanut butter drive brought in a record 23,473 pounds of peanut butter – nearly 12 tons...
DRYVIT service managers created designs using Dryvit premium finishes, which distributors bid on during a silent auction to benefit the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Above, Argel Quiroz?s second-place winner, ?Hacienda.? /

Dryvit gives nearly $6,500 to Dana-Farber

Dryvit Systems Inc., a manufacturer of exterior insulation and finish systems, recently donated nearly $6,500 to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dryvit raised the funds...

RI.gov adds Spanish and ‘Moving to R.I.’ portals

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island’s official Web site (www.RI.gov) has added Spanish-language and “Moving to Rhode Island” mini-portals to make it easier for the state’s...

$50K grant goes to affordable housing project

The Pawtucket Citizens Development Corporation has received the 2007 Citizens Bank Housing Heroes Award, which comes with a $50,000 grant from the Citizens Bank...
 /

Justice Flanders to lead URI innovation panel

STATE HOUSE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri this afternoon named lawyer Robert G. Flanders Jr., a former R.I. Supreme Court associate justice, to chair...

Cicilline to receive Brighter Futures Award

PROVIDENCE – Family Service of Rhode Island has named Mayor David N. Cicilline to receive this year’s Brighter Futures Award. The award is presented...
- Featured Event -

Latest News