THE WARWICK SCHOOL COMMITTEE cut programs, sports, teachers' aides and other staffers, as well as items including textbooks from its budget following the approval of a $174 million budget, $7 million less than the school district had requested.

WJAR: Warwick cuts programs, drawing protest

WARWICK – The Warwick public schools system has cut sports and clubs, textbooks and teachers’ assistants, among other things, following the approval of a...
CHARTERCARE HEALTH PARTNERS IS CLOSING the St. Joseph School of Nursing, citing enrollment and tuition issues. / COURTESY OUR LADY OF FATIMA HOSPITAL

CharterCARE closes St. Joseph School of Nursing

NORTH PROVIDENCE – CharterCARE Health Partners announced that it will permanently close the St. Joseph School of Nursing this year after 117 years of...
RHODE ISLAND RANKED No. 19 in the nation for child well-being in the 2019 Kids Count data book. / COURTESY KIDS COUNT

Report: R.I. ranks No. 19 in nation for child well-being

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked No. 19 in the nation in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2019 Kids Count report measuring children’s well-being, released...
PHIL ADAMS HAS BEEN NAMED director of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. He had served as interim director since last July. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS DARTMOUTH

UMass Dartmouth appoints director of Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

DARTMOUTH – A former technology company CEO has been appointed as director of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship in...
AMGEN RHODE ISLAND employees celebrating palcing No. 1 in the 2019 Best Places To Work competition among enterprise companies. / PBN PHOTO/ MIKE SKORSI

PBN Best Places To Work 2019 event draws boisterous, sold-out crowd

WARWICK – Sixty companies in the region were celebrated as Providence Business News' 2019 Best Places To Work on Thursday during a sold-out event...

Bryant University’s school in China awards its first degrees

SMITHFIELD – Bryant University President Ronald K. Machtley awarded bachelor's degrees to 130 graduates of Bryant Zhuhai last Saturday, the first graduating class of...

Five Questions With: Joseph DeSantis

When Tri-Town Community Action Agency and South County Community Action Agency decided to merge almost three years ago to form Tri-County Community Action Agency,...

Cranston teacher wins Financial Literacy Educator of the Year honor

PROVIDENCE – Cranston elementary school teacher James Gemma has been named Rhode Island's Financial Literacy Educator of the Year.Gemma, who teaches at Edward S....

College Unbound in running for $100K Drucker Institute prize

PROVIDENCE – The president of College Unbound says the nontraditional degree-granting school for adult learners is a semifinalist for a $100,000 prize from the...

CCRI admissions officials recruiting students at the beach

WARWICK – Community College of Rhode Island admissions officials are hitting the beach – among other places – to recruit students next week.A mobile...
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