MILLIE WRIGHT, third from left, loan officer for Rhode Island Housing, with, from left, Gil Medeiros, Skip Gilmore, Phil Tirrell, Jennifer Feighery, Bill Tirrell, Stephanie Duggan and Louanne Jennings, all of Tirrell Realty. /

Tirrell Realty recognized with R.I. Housing award

Rhode Island Housing has honored Tirrell Realty of East Providence for its work with first-time homebuyers, naming the brokerage Realtor of the Quarter after...

Nominees sought for Pell Awards in the arts

The Trinity Repertory Company and the Rhode Island Pell Awards Selection Committee are inviting the public to nominate outstanding local artists for the 2007...

Whole Foods offers register coupons to benefit Crossroads

The Whole Foods Market on Waterman Street in Providence is running a register coupon program to benefit Crossroads Rhode Island. During the promotion, which...

JWU’s Exchange City awarded $100,000 grant

PROVIDENCE – Exchange City, an interactive educational and entrepreneurial project for middle and high school students housed on the campus of Johnson & Wales...

Health care reform must center on the community

The health care crisis we face is real, and Rhode Islanders deserve an authentic solution.Employers are being priced out of the system and dropping...

Charity shouldn’t determine taxes

The General Assembly is considering legislation that would prohibit the state from using donations to Rhode Island charities as a basis for residency –...

Central Falls’ schools get a helping hand

After Central Falls High School missed its test score targets for the fifth consecutive year, the No Child Left Behind Act required that the...
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Domestic banks on the power of Wal-Mart’s appeal

Citizens Bank is well known across the country for putting branches in supermarkets to attract new customers and provide convenience to existing ones. But on...

R.I. Foundation decides to wield its investment muscle

It's called shareholder activism. From setting recycling goals to removing genetically engineered ingredients from foods to requiring disclosure of political donations, investors have been making...
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