/

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...

$3.6M donation puts Newport Fed $1.7M in red

NEWPORT – Newport Bancorp Inc. (Nasdaq: NFSB), the holding company for Newport Federal Savings Bank, has posted a 2006 net loss of $1.656 million,...
Anna Wislocki, far right, and the rest of this group of law students from the Roger Williams University School of Law, will visit New Orleans next month to help hurricane victims. /

Ready to help in New Orleans

For spring break this year, about two dozen law students and faculty from Roger Williams University are heading south to New Orleans. But it...

R.I. awards $500,000+ for jobs partnerships

CRANSTON – The Governor's Workforce Board last week awarded its second round of industry partnership grants, totaling more than $500,000, to engage "high-wage, high-growth"...
ADRIANA DAWSON is working to build understanding between immigrant entrepreneurs and the lending community. /

A Pawtucket native reaches<br> out to Latino businesses

One of the first things Adriana Dawson did when she joined the R.I. Small Business Development Center in 2002 was to conduct a needs...
 /

A growing challenge at the ACI

For some departments in state government, shaving the budget is difficult. For the R.I. Department of Corrections, it's virtually impossible, says Director A.T. Wall. In...
THE BAND ZILI plays world beat and urban-influenced dance music at the Providence Black Repertory Company last week. The group, started as a theater troupe, now hosts a wide array of musical and spoken-word performances as well. /

A stage where arts can flourish

The Providence Black Repertory Company's business model isn't quite like that of any other performing arts group or venue in the state. First off, the...

Cancer Society honors volunteers from community

The American Cancer Society's local chapter has recognized several volunteers, community leaders and businesses for their involvement with the organization in the past year. Volunteers...

<i>A decade-long arts success in the city</i>

In a city that puts great value on its cultural life, success stories by arts nonprofits are a welcome sight. The Providence Black Repertory...
- Featured Event -

Latest News