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WATER POLLUTION: Johnathan Berard, state director of Clean Water Action and co-chair of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s Task Force to Tackle Plastics, holds jars of water he collected from Narragansett Bay to show the body of water’s pollution when advocating in front of elected officials. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Raimondo forms task force to tackle plastic pollution

In three years, seven Rhode Island cities and towns have begun banning single-use plastic bags – the ones distributed by grocery stores that often...

Philanthropy Calendar, Aug. 17, 2018

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com or research@PBN.com at least four weeks in...

Philanthropy Calendar, Aug. 10, 2018

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com or research@PBN.com at least four weeks in...
STUDENTS FROM ROCKING THE BOAT are pictured sailing on the Hudson River. / COURTESY ROCKING THE BOAT/11TH HOUR RACING

Grants from 11th Hour Racing benefit 10 organizations

NEWPORT - Less than a week before Volvo Ocean Race contestants and fans descend upon Newport, 11th Hour Racing, based in the City by...
PEOPLE'S CREDIT UNION employees spent a couple days this month helping to clean up beaches in Rhode Island, which the credit union says is one of its greatest assets. / COURTESY PEOPLE'S CREDIT UNION

People’s Credit Union employees help clean up Rhode Island beaches

MIDDLETOWN – People’s Credit Union joined an effort to clean up beaches earlier this month with Clean Ocean Access and Save The Bay.The Middletown-based...
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