Nonprofit & Education

Patrick proposes ‘historic’ $2B higher-ed bond

BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick today is filing a 10-year, $2 billion higher-education bond measure with the Mass. Legislature that he described as...

ACEEE honors National Grid efficiency programs

WASHINGTON – The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has named 10 National Grid programs to its annual list of the nation’s most...

Bryant honored as national child-advocacy leader

WASHINGTON – Elizabeth Burke Bryant, executive director of Rhode Island Kids Count, has been honored by Voices for America’s Children with the group’s...
DR. ARTHUR KLEIN, senior VP at Lifespan, replaces Raytheon EDS exec Daniel E. Martin as a STAC board member. /

Lifespan’s Klein replaces Martin on STAC board

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Arthur Klein has been appointed to the governing board of the R.I. Science & Technology Advisory Council (STAC). “Dr. Klein will...
EDWARD J. COONEY, VP and treasurer of Nortek Inc., succeeds CBRE New England President Charles T. Francis as chairman of the Greater Providence Chamber. /

Chamber elects Nortek’s Cooney as new chairman

PROVIDENCE – Edward J. Cooney, vice president and treasurer of Nortek Inc., has been elected to a two-year term as chairman of the board...
LILIANA DOLAN, right, president of Temporarily Yours Inc., goes over accounts payable with executive recruiter Lori Turchetta. /

SBA probes role of gender in business

Liliana Dolan, president and founder of Temporarily Yours Inc., started the Warwick-based staffing company almost 10 years ago mostly because of her family, she...
THE MILL COMPLEX at 560 Mineral Spring Ave. in Pawtucket is now occupied by small businesses and artists, but on the outside, it remains industrial-looking. /

Reinventing industrial landscapes

Most of the Industrial Age mills being redeveloped throughout the state were not built originally to be attractive for the factory workers filtering in...

NEIT starts program in construction management

WARWICK – The New England Institute of Technology has launched a new bachelor’s degree program in construction management technology.The first classes are scheduled to...
THE RESTORED military barracks can accommodate about 40 people in two large bunk rooms and a separate, smaller room for adult chaperones. /

Sleeping at the fort once again

More than a century ago, the dark, close quarters in the bowels of Fort Adams housed military officers assigned to the sprawling fort overlooking...

State grant boosts URI’s energy-related research

KINGSTON – The R.I. Office of Energy Resources is awarding the University of Rhode Island’s Division of Research and Economic Development a $150,000 grant...
- Featured Event -

Latest News