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Family Service of Rhode Island, CODAC use $750K grant to aid...

PROVIDENCE – CODAC Behavioral Healthcare and Family Service of Rhode Island are using a $750,000, three-year grant from the U.S. Office for Victims of Crime to...
ALL ONBOARD? The planned location of the new Pawtucket-Central Falls Commuter Rail Station is near the small structure on the left side of the tracks and runs across the tracks on both sides. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Pawtucket-Central Falls transit hub breaks ground

PAWTUCKET – Back in 2005, the city of Pawtucket began discussions with R.I. Department of Transportation about adding a commuter rail stop. More than...

Reed announces $23.7M in LIHEAP funding for R.I.

PROVIDENCE – The state will receive $23.7 million from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program to help Rhode Islanders stay warm this winter,...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND received more than $745,000 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to strengthen and develop training programs for aquaculture workers. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI receives $746K for aquaculture worker training

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island received $745,815 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for its Rhode Island Sea Grant program,...

Reed, McKee work to strengthen Rhode Island’s State Plan on Alzheimer’s

CRANSTON – Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., Lt. Gov. Daniel McKee, state health officials and the Alzheimer’s Association Rhode Island Chapter met on Sept. 24...

$50M apartment rehabilitation underway in South Providence

PROVIDENCE – A national real estate investment company that owns low-income housing has committed to a $50 million rehabilitation of the Barbara Jordan I...

RIMA Manufacturers & Congressional Summit to be held Oct. 22

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Manufacturers Association has opened registration for its Manufacturers & Congressional Summit on Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon.The event...
R.I. PUBLIC TRANSIT Authority CEO Scott Avedisian said a $3.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation will allow the agency to make "critical" repairs on the Chafee Maintenance Facility in Providence. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ RUPERT WHITELEY

RIPTA gets $3.3M for bus maintenance facility

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Transit Authority received $3.3 million in federal funds to modernize its infrastructure, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and the U.S....

Reed announces $124K to support homeless veterans in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Housing Authority and North Providence Housing Authority will receive a total of $123,704 in federal funds to help homeless veterans...
THE R.I. CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION announced $382,728 in federal grant money for the Johnston and Smithfield Fire Departments. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Johnston and Smithfield Fire Departments receive $383K in federal funds for...

PROVIDENCE – The Johnston and Smithfield Fire Departments will receive a combined $382,728 in federal grants to upgrade essential equipment, the state congressional delegation...
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