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'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...
AFTER: A $7.7 million project that brought together Rhode Island Country Club, Save the Bay and government officials has removed the hated reeds and restored the marsh. /

Salt marsh project helps nature and golfers

It sounds like a plague that Greek gods would rain down on their enemies: phragmites (pronounced frag-mighties). It may not be the product of...
A SHOPPER browses the aisles at a Wal-Mart store. The discount chain's fourth-quarter sales rose as it cut prices for the holidays. /

Holiday discounts boost Wal-Mart profits in 4Q

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, said last week that its fourth-quarter profit rose 9.8 percent, exceeding analysts' estimates, as discounts on toys...

NewportFed has a mixed first year as a stock bank

Newport Bancorp Inc., the public company created last year after the merger of the former Newport Federal Savings Bank and Westerly Savings Bank, says...

A celebration of R.I. artists

Firehouse 13, a new arts space in Providence, is exhibiting the work of 28 artists who have received fellowship grants this year from R.I....

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 Marshall, 90 /

R.I. Film Fest producer Joseph Marshall dies

NEWPORT – Navy Lt. Cmdr. (ret.) Joseph Marshall, 90, a founder and producer of the Rhode Island International Film Festival, which in August marked...
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...

U.S. leading indicators index rises 0.1% in Jan.

The Conference Board today announced that its index of U.S. leading economic indicators rose 0.1 percent last month to 138.5 points (1996 = 100)...

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...
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