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Let’s get smart on college outcomes

Americans with bachelor’s degrees stand to make $1 million more in their careers than those with just high school diplomas. Meanwhile, the sticker prices...

Polaris MEP’s Manufacturing Innovation Challenge application period opens Aug. 24

PROVIDENCE – The application period for the next cohort of Polaris MEP’s Manufacturing Innovation Challenge opens Aug. 24, the nonprofit announced.Polaris MEP will host...

Rhode Island students raise $278K for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

WARWICK – Students from 167 Rhode Island schools have raised $278,605 for the 2017-18 school year to fund blood cancer research through the Leukemia...
THURSDAY, at the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and other business community leaders announced WindWinRI. A $100,000 Real Jobs Rhode Island grant, the program is designed to build a workforce pipeline for the wind energy industry among today's high schoolers. BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ERIC THAYER

Governor, Real Jobs RI promote R.I. as home to next-gen wind...

NORTH KINGSTOWN – As offshore wind farms begin to pop up along the Eastern Seaboard, Rhode Island – home to the first such alternative...

North Kingstown’s Auger named R.I.’s top school superintendent

NORTH KINGSTOWN — North Kingstown Superintendent of Schools Philip Auger was chosen Thursday as the 2019 Rhode Island Superintendent of the Year by the...
501(C)(3) NONPROFITS employed an average of 68,348 workers in Rhode Island in 2016 at an annual average wage of $49,667 per worker. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

BLS: Average pay at R.I. 501(c)(3) nonprofit in 2016 was $49.7K

PROVIDENCE – There were 1,756 501(c)(3) nonprofits in Rhode Island in 2016, employing on average 68,348 people, and who were paid a combined $3.4...
RHODE ISLAND's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined from 4.3 percent in June to 4.1 percent in July. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

Unemployment ticks down, job gains continue for R.I. in July

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in July, two-tenths of a percentage point lower than the unemployment rate...

Realtor Foundation: Rhode Island seeking applications for grants

WARWICK – The Realtor Foundation: Rhode Island distributes $5,000 each quarter to nonprofit organizations helping individuals and is seeking applications for remaining grants this...
THE CATTLE CRIB, located on Beacon Hill Road in Newport, was one of the Doris Duke Preservation award winners announced by the Newport Restoration Foundation. / COURTESY NEWPORT RESTORATION FOUNDATION

Newport Restoration Foundation names Doris Duke Preservation Award winners

NEWPORT – Three recent projects will be recognized at the 12th annual Doris Duke Preservation Awards for their contribution to preserving Newport’s architectural heritage,...
IN A STATEMENT WEDNESDAY, McAuley Ministries announced Barbara Haynes has been named executive director of the Providence-based nonprofit. / COURTESY MCAULEY MINISTRIES

Haynes hired as new executive director of McAuley Ministries

PROVIDENCE - Barbara Haynes has been named the next executive director of McAuley Ministries - a Providence-based nonprofit providing basic support services to those...
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