Nonprofit & Education

Cicilline budget calls for 3.75% tax hike

PROVIDENCE – Mayor David N. Cicilline last night unveiled a budget plan for fiscal 2009 that calls for a 3.75-percent increase in the property-tax...
THE PPS TOUR takes visitors inside historic homes they usually can see only from the street or sidewalk. /

PPS’ annual house tour to focus on Fox Point

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Preservation Society is gearing up for its 29th annual Festival of Historic Houses, which this year will feature houses in...

2 affordable projects win healthy housing honors

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Two urban projects, Callaghan Gardens in Pawtucket and the Parkis North Elmwood Revitalization Project in Providence, received “green” awards yesterday at...

Cohen brothers named area’s<br>2008 Maritime Persons of Year

PROVIDENCE – The local chapter of The Propeller Club of the United States today announced the winners of its 2008 Maritime Person of the...

Brown, URI contribute $50,000 to R.I. Research Alliance

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC) announced today that Brown University and the University of Rhode Island will each contribute...
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R.I. Business Plan announces 6 finalists

PROVIDENCE – Six student and entrepreneur finalists were named today in the 2008 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition. “The plans we received, which covered...

R.I. film fest receives N.E. Emmy nomination

PROVIDENCE – For the third time, the Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIFF) has been nominated for a New England Emmy Award for the...

Voters favor 3 of 10 R.I. budget-cutting options

PROVIDENCE – “In the face of the most serious fiscal predicament since the banking crisis of the early 1990s, Rhode Islanders favor welfare cuts...

Verizon is No. 1, Cox No. 6 <br>in 2008 Diversity Top...

NEWARK, N.Y. – Verizon Communications ranks No. 1 nationwide and Cox Communications is No. 6 in DiversityInc’s 2008 Top 50 Companies for Diversity, the...

Brown slates 3-day forum at new Institute<br> for Molecular and Nanoscale Innovation

PROVIDENCE – Brown University Monday announced is opening a major new research center dedicated to molecular and nanoscale research and development. The Institute for Molecular...

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