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RIC athletics program tackles alcohol use

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island College athletics department has developed a new program to address alcohol consumption among college students, using a $30,000 grant...
MANNY GOMES –  who lived on the streets for two years before joining the Housing First pilot project –  is grateful to have his apartment, so he keeps it spotless. /

Study: Supportive housing for homeless is effective

Last year, according to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, 6,866 Rhode Islanders were homeless at some point – about 1 in 150 state...

Nixon Peabody exec focuses on environment

Karen Greenbaum has been named chief operating officer and managing director at Nixon Peabody. Greenbaum has more than 25 years of operations experience from...

Scratch, win – and help the R.I. arts community

Maybe you like to support the arts. Or maybe you just like to try your luck with the lottery. Through the end of the...

The best dreams happen with your eyes wide open

“Every once in a while, someone you know has a profound impact on your life,” my friend Judy Corson wrote to me, promising that...

Advocates hoping Sasse will examine tax breaks

A group that called on Gov. Donald L. Carcieri to “take the mask off” Rhode Island’s tax expenditure budget may see its wishes start...

Take a bow for latest URI groundbreaking

The groundbreaking last week for the Undersea Exploration Center on the University of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay Campus is a reminder that there are...
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Celebrating women in the restaurant world

Hundreds of women from as far away as Australia visited Newport for the 2007 Women Chefs and Restaurateurs National Conference, held at the Hyatt...

The time is now for bold change <br> in R.I.’s health care...

The lieutenant governor is right on the broad concepts of what must be done in Rhode Island (“It’s time for Rhode Island to...

Former PC president dies unexpectedly at 74

PROVIDENCE – The Rev. Philip Alphonsus Smith, O.P. 1963, a priest, educator and administrator who had served as the 11th president of Providence College...
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