Neighbors seek to end parking ban

Patrick Ward’s neighborhood has gone through some upheaval in the last year, and he says the City of Providence’s parking policy is to blame. That’s...

Yucky things come in small packages, too

Deer ticks carry Lyme disease, babesiosis and anaplasmosis, costing Rhode Island an estimated $10 million per year in medical expenses and lost wages. The...

Breathing life into Main Street

State leaders and smart-growth advocates have been pushing for Rhode Island to revitalize its urban cores, bringing in residents as well as businesses, and...
RAISING the first wall of the new Habitat home on Potters Avenue are R.I. First Lady Suzanne Carcieri, center, along with future homeowner Sheila White, left, Gov. Donald L. Carcieri, Lt. Gov. Elizabeth K. Roberts, Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis, Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch, representatives from Lowe's and other volunteers.  /

First Lady volunteers for national housing program

PROVIDENCE – R.I. First Lady Suzanne Carcieri and other female volunteers are helping build a Habitat for Humanity home as part of First Families...

Coastway Credit Union donates $13,000 to VIPS

PROVIDENCE – Second-graders in city public schools will get extra help this year to build their reading skills, thanks to a donation from the...
INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR: Serial entrepreneur Robert Rabiner, whose new IlluminOss Medical Inc. in Middletown is stabilizing shattered bones using a light-activated glue. /

2007 winners:<br>12 honored at PBN-R.I. EDC-Tech Collective gala

PAWTUCKET – Innovators in a wide range of sectors came together last night for the combined Rhode Island Innovation Awards and Tech Laureates Night...

Quonset Gateway gains state approval

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The Statewide Planning Commission this morning approved the revised Quonset Gateway proposal, clearing the way for the mixed-use development of the...
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195 honored in anti-bias Corporate Equality Index

WASHINGTON – National law firm Nixon Peabody LLP and global accounting and professional services provider Ernst & Young LLP are among the companies with...

Baldwin to direct Healthy Kids lead-hazard initiative

PAWTUCKET – Barbara Baldwin has been named as program coordinator for the Healthy Kids Collaborative, R.I. Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch and the Children’s...
AT THE URI Fine Arts Center, above, is Annu Palakunnathu Matthew, during an exhibit last fall that chronicled the Americanization of call-center workers in India. The recorded interviews and photographs were the product of a one-year sabbatical.  /

3 R.I. artists win MacColl Johnson Fellowships

PROVIDENCE – Three Ocean State visual artists have been named recipients of the prestigious MacColl Johnson Fellowships, The Rhode Island Foundation announced today. Selected...
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