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Gilstein is Miriam Hospital’s Person of the Year

PROVIDENCE – The Miriam Hospital has honored accountant Alan M. Gilstein as its 2007 Person of the Year. Gilstein – a principal in the...

Memorial cancer program wins<br> ACS Commission on Cancer approval

PAWTUCKET – The cancer program at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island has won three year-approval, with commendation as a Teaching Hospital Cancer Program,...
THE ORIGINAL brick interior in the stables area of the Victorian-era Wetmore Hall is being preserved as Salve transforms Wetmore and the adjacent Mercy Hall into a Center for Arts and Culture. The project, which includes sustainable-design features, is slated for completion next September. /

$750,000 grant to aid creation of arts center at Salve

NEWPORT – Two historic carriage house and stable complexes on the Salve Regina University campus will be transformed into a Center for Arts and...

Greater Providence Chamber hosts 140th meeting

PROVIDENCE – Joseph Quinlan, managing director and chief market strategist for Global Wealth and Investment Management at Bank of America, will be the keynote...

Providence Plan get $1.5M grant to grow New Roots

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Plan has been awarded a $1.5 million Compassion Capital Fund Demonstration Grant by the U.S. Department of Health and Human...
NORTH ATTLEBORO Postmaster Michael Anderson, right, speaks with job-seekers at a Veterans’ Jobs Fair at netWORKri last week. /

Jobs the priority for returning vets

In Iraq, 25-year-old Peter Santos handled supply logistics for the Marine Corps, a critical job in a time of war. “I made sure people...

Opera Providence leader steps down after 7 years

After about seven and a half years as executive director of Opera Providence, Loriana De Crescenzo has resigned, saying she wishes to explore other...
DR. GREGORY JAY, an emergency room physician at Rhode Island Hospital, is developing a new approach to the treatment of joint injuries and arthritis. /

A molecule with big promise in arthritis treatment

A research team led by a Rhode Island Hospital emergency room doctor has made a discovery about the nature of wear in joints that...
ENTREPRENEUR John Zib, left, shows off one of his electronic displays at Progreso Latino in Central Falls. With him is George Ortiz, chief operating officer of the nonprofit. /

Startup looks to provide digital signs for just $500

John Zib is an entrepreneur with a new vision for the way digital signage can be distributed to businesses and used by businesses. He has...

Work together or fail together

A man was having a conversation with a pastor one day and said, “I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are like.” The...
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