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RHODE ISLAND T.F. GREEN International Airport in Warwick will receive $6.5 million in the 2022 fiscal year from the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to help upgrade and improve airport operations. Rhode Island's six state airports will receive about $45 million in total from the act over the next five years. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

R.I. state airports to receive $45M in federal funds over 5...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s state-run airports will receive $45 million from the Federal Aviation Administration over the next five years to help upgrade and...
ZACHARY A. CUNHA will become the next U.S. attorney for the District of Rhode Island. / COURTESY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF RHODE ISLAND

Cunha to become the next U.S. attorney for R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Zachary A. Cunha, who has been with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Rhode Island since 2014, will soon officially...

Treasury Secretary Yellen credits government stimulus programs for faster-than-expected recovery

PROVIDENCE – Six years and a devastating health and economic crisis separate U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s two addresses to the Greater Providence Chamber...
BELOW DECK: A barge is being used under the Henderson Bridge to assist workers removing some of the bridge decking as part of the $84.4 million overhaul of the 52-year-old span across the Seekonk River.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Remaking the Henderson Bridge is a ‘special’ opportunity

For decades, the Henderson Bridge over the Seekonk River had seemed strangely overbuilt – an elevated six-lane expressway leading into and out of Providence’s...
THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE of Rhode Island has received two five-year TRIO grants from the U.S. Department of Education totaling $7.4 million to continue providing Rhode Island Educational Talent Search and Opportunity Center services to low-income, first-generation Rhode Island students. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

CCRI receives $7.4M in federal TRIO grants to support programs for...

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island announced Thursday that it has been awarded a pair of five-year U.S. Department of Education TRIO...

R.I. allocated $4.2M from feds to support victims of crime

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has been allocated $4.2 million in federal funds to support victims of crime, Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Sheldon Whitehouse,...

R.I. allocated $3.2M to address youth homelessness

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Housing and Mortgage Finance Corp. has been allocated $3.2 million in federal funds to help prevent youth homelessness, Sen. Jack...

R.I. fire departments and districts get $5.5M from feds

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has been allocated $5.5 million in federal funds for 19 fire departments and fire districts in the state, the R.I....

SENEDIA to host virtual Defense Innovation Days event in August

PROVIDENCE – With last year’s event canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and this year’s event set to be virtual, the Southeastern New England...

R.I. allocated $7.2M for public health workforce

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has received $7.2 million in federal funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support state public health,...

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