Nonprofit & Education

Child welfare group honors Regan Communications

The Child Welfare League of America has named Regan Communications of Providence as a 2007 Corporate Friend of Children. Regan Communications has used media connections...

URI nonviolence center offers Summer Institute

The University of Rhode Island’s Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies is offering a Summer Institute to prepare participants in the art of nonviolent...
THE LAWYERS at LaPlante Sowa Goldman brainstorm as a team to prepare for major cases. Above, clockwise from left, associates Michael J. Jacobs, Nicole M. Labonte, Philip J. Laffey, Marlene B. Marshall and Kenneth E. Russo, and partner Jeffrey D. Sowa. /

Law firm combines youth, experience

Robert Goldman met his partner Brian LaPlante at a professional development seminar on boundary disputes. LaPlante was barely 30, but in his short career,...
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A cause for illustration

U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy, D-R.I., is on a campaign to institute parity for mental health services.He has enlisted students at the Rhode...
MICHAEL CORRENTE says that, besides "Prince of Providence," he wants to make 10 horror films based on screenplays by local college students. /

Corrente wants to boost R.I. film production

Michael Corrente recently spoke to friends and family at The Columbus Theater on Broadway about his latest movie, “Brooklyn Rules,” starring Freddie Prinze Jr.,...
U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) /

R.I. to get $600,000 for homeless veterans

PROVIDENCE – A $614,882 grant from the federal government will help the Gateway to Independence Program at Nickerson Community Center expand its services for...

8 named to R.I. Heritage Hall of Fame

PROVIDENCE – Eight Rhode Islanders have been selected for inclusion in the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame, according to Dr. Patrick T. Conley,...

RGB commissions include RIPTA ops center

PROVIDENCE – Architectural, engineering and interior design firm RGB today announced it has won commissions to help design an operations center for the R.I....
RETIRED DENTIST Anthony J. 'Tony' Regine is the AARP's new Rhode Island president. /

AARP-RI names new state president

AARP Rhode Island has selected Dr. Anthony J. Regine, a retired dentist, as its new state president. He was chosen to head the...

CVS exec, Worksite Wellness Council of R.I.<br> win state Community Partnership Awards

PROVIDENCE – The Worksite Wellness Council of Rhode Island and CVS/Caremark executive Diane Lemoine were honored yesterday by the R.I. Department of Health with...
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