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SETH MAGAZINER, the state’s general treasurer, came out with a report that found seven Rhode Island municipalities have financial liabilities exceeding recommended levels./PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHEAL SALERNO

State finds seven municipalities with excessive financial liabilities

PROVIDENCE – Seven Rhode Island cities and towns have debt and pension liabilities in excess of recommended limits, warranting heightened attention from officials in...
FM GLOBAL released a study that found corporate executives often overestimate what their cybersecurity insurance will cover. Above, the company's Johnston headquarters. / COURTESY FM GLOBAL

FM Global: Cybersecurity insurance doesn’t cover everything

JOHNSTON – Seven in 10 senior financial executives at the world’s largest companies believe their insurer would cover most or all losses their company...
CITIZENS BANK is conducting a contest for Rhode Island nonprofits that work for “inclusion and equality.”

Citizens Bank holds contest for nonprofits promoting inclusion

PROVIDENCE – Citizens Bank and television station WJAR-TV NBC 10 are partnering for a contest to give a winning Rhode Island nonprofit $35,000 and...
CODAC Behavioral Healthcare has plans to offer medical and behavioral healthcare to people in rural and underserved communities. From left, Mary Walton, assistant medical director at CODAC, Rebecca Boss, director of the R.I. Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals, Linda Hurley, CODAC president and CEO, Adam Nitenson, Linda Mahoney, a state opioid treatment authority for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and Dustin Alvanas. / COURTESY CODAC BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE/JOSE GARCIA

CODAC to reach underserved patients with use of mobile unit

PROVIDENCE – With the use of a mobile unit from the University of Rhode Island, CODAC Behavioral Healthcare has plans to offer medical and...
NICHOLE WARD is a CNA and member of Raise the Bar on Residents Care, a recently-formed activist group that says state standards are needed for workers and residents in nursing homes. / COURTESY RAISE THE BAR ON RESIDENT CARE

Five Questions With Nichole Ward

In late July, activist group Raise the Bar on Residents Care gathered in Providence to release a report on nursing homes standards in Rhode...
THE LEON MATHIEU Senior Center in Pawtucket has received a nearly $12,000 grant from AARP to build an outdoor activity center. / COURTESY CITY OF PAWTUCKET

Vegetable garden, activity center at R.I. nonprofits funded by national AARP...

PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island nonprofits are among nearly 160 grant recipients of AARP’s 2019 Community Challenge program. An $11,933 grant to the Leon Mathieu...
THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION, Rhode Island Chapter has organized a discussion on the national fight against Alzheimer’s with the state’s congressional delegation.

State Alzheimer’s Association to host Coffee with Congress

WARWICK – Rhode Island’s congressional delegation will share their thoughts on a number of pieces of federal legislation targeting Alzheimer’s disease later this month...
DR. DOMINIC THOMAS KLEINHENZ, a spine surgeon, has joined the staff of University Orthopedics. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY ORTHOPEDICS

University Orthopedics announces 2 new physicians

EAST PROVIDENCE – Two new physicians are on staff at University Orthopedics. Dr. Joseph A. Gil, an orthopedic surgeon, and Dr. Dominic Thomas Kleinhenz, a...
THE $400,000 IN SEED FUNDING recently awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation is designed to help early-career medical researchers to advance their projects. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation awards more than $400K for medical research

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $400,000 in seed funding to 17 promising medical research projects. The work ranges from developing...
KELSEY MULLEN was recently named the director of education for the Providence Preservation Society. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE PRESERVATION SOCIETY

Five Questions with: Kelsey Mullen

Kelsey Mullen was recently named the director of education for the Providence Preservation Society, a nonprofit that advocates for historic preservation within the city....
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