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RIDOH: Drug overdose deaths plateau in R.I. but still at crisis...

PROVIDENCE – Drug overdose deaths in Rhode Island remained at a crisis level in 2022 but did slow in the second half of the...

Who will be eligible for reparations?

Black and Indigenous people aren’t the only ones who stand to benefit from Providence’s racial reparations plan. As proposed by a city panel, the services...
DECISION TIME: Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, seated, and the City Council must decide on $10 million in recommended spending for the city’s racial reparations program. Elorza is pictured in February at the announcement of his creation of a panel that has made spending recommendations for the program. 
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City must make clearer goals, scope of reparations program

Proposed spending for Providence’s still-evolving racial reparations program includes several worthy suggestions. Among them, funding for homeownership, workforce training and support for small businesses. The...

Woonsocket teen wins $1M investment to help communities of color

WOONSOCKET – Mariam Kaba's answer to a million dollar question is about to become a reality for the 15-year-old Career and Technical Center sophomore. The...
WORKING TOGETHER: Panelists discuss the ways government and businesses in Rhode Island can work hand in hand to increase access to funds and develop a larger talent pool for various industries during a virtual conversation moderated by PBN Editor Michael Mello, center, and Mark S. Murphy, top left. Clockwise from the top middle are: Eric M. Shorr, Michael E. McKelvy, Edward O. “Ned” Handy III, Marcela Betancur, Chris Parisi and Betty Robson.

Call to arms for government, businesses

On the occasion of Providence Business News’ 35th anniversary, six business and community leaders joined in a virtual discussion on Rhode Island’s economy –...

For blacks, housing crisis endures

Here’s one way the 2008 financial crisis is still very much with us: For black Americans, homeownership is more out of reach than it...
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