$5M bid to run libraries is <br> ‘disappointing,’ mayor says

PROVIDENCE – Providence Public Library has submitted a $5 million, one-year proposal for providing municipal library services to the City of Providence, library officials...

Portuguese consulate to stay in Providence

WASHINGTON – Portugal will keep open its consulate in Providence, Portuguese Consul Ricardo Cortes yesterday told U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, state...

PPL submits $5M bid to run city libraries

PROVIDENCE – Providence Public Library has submitted a $5 million, one-year proposal for providing municipal library services to the City of Providence, PPL officials...

R.I. shelters see 6th straight record year

PROVIDENCE – In the year ended June 30, the statewide emergency shelter system provided more people-nights of refuge than ever before, including record numbers...
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R.I. literacy drive wins Tech Savvy Award

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative, a collaborative effort based at the Providence Public Library, has been honored as one of five...
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Digital mammograms coming to Roger Williams

PROVIDENCE – Roger Williams Medical Center next month will receive two digital mammography units, thanks to the Memories & Miracles Committee and The Champlin...

RIC gets $100,000 for student-managed fund

PROVIDENCE – A member of Rhode Island College’s Class of 1989, who wishes to remain anonymous, has donated $100,000 to establish a student-managed investment...

APC joins 10 IT leaders in global ‘Green Grid’

American Power Conversion and 10 other major information technology companies – including fierce competitors – have joined forces to form the Green Grid, a...
URI PROF. Yan Sun, a computer engineer, has won a five-year grant to work on designing a 'trust infrastructure' for wireless networks. /

URI researcher building ‘trust’ network tools

A computer engineer at the University of Rhode Island has been awarded a five-year, $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support her...
George de Tarnowsky, executive director of the Central Rhode Island Development Corporation, said funding for CRIDCO has dried up. /

Lack of funds shuts down key Central R.I. resource

Municipalities simply do not have enough money in their budgets to support the Central Rhode Island Development Corporation. That’s the short answer to why...
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