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WITH SUPPORT from the Real Jobs Rhode Island initiative, there have been collaborations such as one among Westerly Education Center, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, the R.I. Office of Postsecondary Commissioner and businesses across the state. A trainee learns about circuits at the Westerly Education Center in 2019. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Real Jobs RI eyed for changes under McKee’s ‘Rhode to Prosperity’...

Real Jobs Rhode Island has been a popular workforce development program since it was launched in 2015 under former Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. Now...

Verizon launches first of its kind ‘EV Fios garage’ in Smithfield

SMITHFIELD – In a first for the communication company's U.S. operations, Verizon this week unveiled a fleet of electric vehicles and charging stations in...

Larkin nominated as R.I. health director

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Jerome M. Larkin, director of inpatient infectious diseases consultation services at Rhode Island Hospital, has been nominated to be the new...

Building affordable housing units proving expensive

In May 2023, Gov. Daniel J. McKee and other state officials issued a press release touting a $101 million investment of State Fiscal Recovery...

Independent Man returning to Statehouse May 4 for public viewing

PROVIDENCE – Fresh off his makeover, the Independent Man is coming home.  The 800-pound statue that normally sits atop the Statehouse will return for its...

McKee eyes repurposing unspent federal health relief for Washington Bridge, other projects

As the daily news headlines detailing the spread of bird flu grow, so does Dr. Leonard Mermel’s anxiety.  An infectious disease expert who works as...
LANE CHANGES: Motorists on Interstate 195 face reconfigured travel lanes as they approach the Washington Bridge. State transportation officials have been trying different traffic patterns to alleviate congestion. 
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Washington Bridge crisis has nearly bisected region’s economy, but how to...

As the owner of one of the state’s few psychology practices that provides neuropsychological testing and evaluation, Karen Gieseke and her services have been...
HELPING HAND: Karen Emmes, left, a community outreach specialist for the East Providence Health Equity Zone, passes out supplies during the Touch-a-Truck event in 2022. Funding questions have put the Rhode Island HEZ initiative in doubt. 
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Future of R.I.’s health equity zones unclear amid funding gap

In 2015, Rhode Island pioneered the Health Equity Zone Initiative, a community-focused program meant to help fill gaps in health care. But now the...
CONCERNED PARENT: Public school teacher Maddalena Cirignotta, center, pushed back against her children being required to wear masks in school during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cirignotta has been closely monitoring the drafting of a new policy by the R.I. Department of Health. Pictured with Cirignotta are her children, Paul Daley, left, 10, and Anwen Daley, 11. 
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

State poised to release new school masking policy

When Maddalena Cirignotta’s youngest son looks back on his experience as a kindergartener during the COVID-19 pandemic, he can share one particular experience that...

McKee files $1.3M budget amendment to aid businesses affected by Washington...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee filed an amendment to his proposed fiscal 2025 budget that would provide $1.3 million to small businesses hurt...
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