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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...
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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...
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Women & Infants’ ‘Onward’ campaign <br> announces gifts from Textron, BoA

PROVIDENCE – Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island’s “Onward” Capital Campaign today announced the receipt of its first corporate gift, a $300,000 donation...
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Plan names African native as new CEO

WARWICK – Plan, the child-focused global humanitarian organization, today announced the appointment of Ahuma Adodoadji as its chief executive officer. He was selected by...
DAVID DURAND, left, CEO of Tizra Inc. - at his East Side home and headquarters with fellow partners and co-founders Francisco Rosa, back, Abe Dane, right, and Anne Orens - is among the finalists announced today. /

R.I. Business Plan finalists announced

The business plans for a software company that aims to turn cell phones into personal security alarms connected to law enforcement offices, a manufacturer...
GREEN DEVELOPMENT plans on display at The Grant in Pawtucket during the April 14 historic preservation conference. /

Can historic development be green too?

Edward F. Sanderson, executive director of the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission, says there are about 20,000 buildings in the state that...
FROM LEFT, Deb Siravo, Mathew Siravo?s mother and deputy director of the Siravo Foundation, presents a $50,000 check to Lee Ann Brigido of CURE. /

Foundation raises $50K for epilepsy research

The Matthew Siravo Memorial Foundation Inc. recently donated $50,000 for epilepsy research through CURE (Citizens United for Research of Epilepsy), a nonprofit that since...
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