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FILMMAKER FRIENDS: Classical High School classmates Robert McMahon, left, 19, and Xander Monge, 18, started film and production company Deft in the last year and have already won contracts for producing ads and short videos.  
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Deft videos tell a story

The origin of Deft LLC, which focuses on commercial video production, was in the short films and videos created by two friends in Providence.Xander...

Cullen to chair Newport Hospital Foundation board of directors

NOREY DOTTERER CULLEN, founder of Norey’s restaurant in Newport, was recently named the new chairperson for the Newport Hospital Foundation board of directors. Cullen...

Financing projects for common good

When Gov. Gina M. Raimondo talks about investing $500 million over a number of years in the state’s crumbling school infrastructure, she is rightly...

Students have changed majors

Of the 839,730 recipients of bachelor’s degrees in the U.S. in the 1970-1971 academic year, 176,307 got education degrees. Other big fields of study...

Poverty worse than gentrification

First, the good news. More white Americans want to live in heavily black neighborhoods. A 2016 paper by the National University of Singapore’s Kwan...
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Five Questions With Debra Moretti

5Q: Debra Moretti | President, the Squantum Association1. You are the first woman president in the 146-year history of the East Providence association....

URI choice for NOAA’s new $94M ocean exploration institute

NARRAGANSETT – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has selected the University of Rhode Island to host its new ocean exploration institute.NOAA and URI...

Home price index increases 4.4% in March

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island home price index for single-family homes increased 4.4% year over year in March, the third-fastest growth rate in New...

Gorbea launches online data hub to help R.I. businesses

PROVIDENCE – Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea has launched the RI Business Data Hub, an interactive resource available to the public on the...

Cranston Public Schools receives $180K from EPA to replace older diesel...

CRANSTON – Cranston Public Schools has received $180,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to replace nine older school buses with newer buses or...
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