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Businessman, philanthropist<br> Warren Alpert dies at 86

Warren Alpert, whose Warren Equities Inc. is among the nation’s largest privately owned companies, died Saturday morning of a heart condition. He was 86....

Study to evaluate ethnic, racial disparities in care

Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island and two partners have received a two-year, $261,000 grant from a research and tracking program funded by the...

New smart-growth group launched in Providence

A new advocacy organization was launched last week that aims to promote cutting-edge urban planning and development practices in Providence and surrounding communities. Greater City:...
COX COMMUNICATIONS employees from every department volunteer for the annual Cox Charities Cycling Classic in Providence. /

Sports boost health, team spirit alike

The cubicles open up. Barriers between managers and employees break down. Someone pokes his head out in the office and boasts, “Did you see...

Whole Foods sees excursions as crucial

Mimi Leduc said she never experienced a corporate outing before two years ago, when she joined the Whole Foods Market staff at University Heights...

Is your company ready to ‘swirl and sip’?

My favorite episodes of “The Office,” NBC’s so-real-it’s-scary sitcom, always involve the party planning committee. This austere group is headed by Angela, who –...

Brown pledges $10M endowment,<br> fellows for public schools

PROVIDENCE – Inspired in part by a report from its Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice, Brown University has pledged to create a $10...

Most R.I. residents favor return of gaming rights

DARTMOUTH, Mass. – A survey by the University of Massachusetts–Dartmouth Center for Policy Analysis has found that a majority of Rhode Island residents favor...

Im-aj honored for R.I. Housing, Crossroads ads

Im-aj Communications and Design has been honored in the Service Industry Advertising Awards, a national competition, for television ads it created for Rhode Island...

Washington Trust to collect peanut butter

The Washington Trust Co. will hold its seventh annual “PB Xpress,” a bank-wide drive to collect jars of peanut butter for the Rhode Island...
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