Monday, March 20, 2023


LEADERS AT THE STEEL YARD, the nonprofit industrial art center and studio, assisted in assembling the 57-page plan called PVDx2031: A Cultural Plan for Culture Shift. / COURTESY THE STEEL YARD

Will Providence’s new ‘cultural plan’ have support to boost the creative economy?

City officials have released a new cultural plan they are hoping will work as a framework to guide policies and investments in the arts...

State appoints new chief technology officer

PROVIDENCE – Brian Tardiff, who has served as interim head of the R.I. Department of Information Technology since its former leader's departure in September,...
DAN FABER, left, has been named the new CEO of the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Patrick McEnroe, right, will be the hall of fame's new president. / COURTESY INTERNATIONAL TENNIS HALL OF FAME

Tennis Hall of Fame names Faber CEO, McEnroe president

NEWPORT – The current head of the United States Tennis Association Foundation and a past French Open doubles champion will comprise the International Tennis...
TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY is only encouraging attendees to wear masks for evening performances. However, it is it still requiring masks for matinee shows. / COURTESY TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY

Trinity Rep partially relaxes COVID-19 mask requirement

PROVIDENCE – COVID-19 masking policies are being relaxed at Trinity Repertory Company for audience members, to some extent. The theater group announced late Wednesday that...
BISHOP CONNOLLY HIGH SCHOOL will permanently close at the end of this academic year. / COURTESY BISHOP CONNOLLY HIGH SCHOOL

Bishop Connolly High School in Fall River to close at end of academic year

FALL RIVER – Citing declining enrollment and the Diocese of Fall River no longer having the financial resources to keep it operational, Bishop Connolly...
HENRY BARNARD SCHOOL next academic year will move from the Rhode Island College campus in Providence to the Providence Country Day School campus in East Providence. / COURTESY HENRY BARNARD SCHOOL

Henry Barnard School to leave RIC for Providence Country Day campus

EAST PROVIDENCE – Just two years after breathing life back into the Henry Barnard School on the Rhode Island College campus, Providence Country Day...

Nonprofit news outlet set to launch in R.I. on March 15

PROVIDENCE – A new online news outlet is set to appear in the Ocean State news scene. The Rhode Island Current, the 33rd digital news...
A PAIR OF Brown University basketball players have filed a federal lawsuit against the Ivy League for allegedly engaging in a price-fixing agreement by not offering athletic scholarships to student athletes. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

2 Brown University basketball players sue Ivy League over no-scholarship policy

PROVIDENCE – Two Brown University basketball players, one former and one current, filed  a lawsuit in federal court Tuesday accusing the eight Ivy League...

Substitute teacher legislation passes Senate

PROVIDENCE – The Senate on Tuesday approved amended versions of legislation that would temporarily suspend the limit on the number of days retired public...
TEAMSTERS LOCAL 251 and First Student Inc. have reached a new four-year contract agreement for Providence school bus drivers.

Teamsters Local 251 bus drivers, First Student reach new agreement, avoid strike

PROVIDENCE – A new contract agreement has been reached between the local union that represents school bus drivers in the city and First Student...
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