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Neighborhood Health Station to be dedicated in Central Falls

CENTRAL FALLS – State and local officials will be on hand Monday to dedicate Neighborhood Health Station, a 47,000-square-foot facility that provides medical, dental,...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO has signed an executive order establishing the Rhode Island Complete Count Committee, which will design an informational outreach program to encourage maximum participation in the 2020 U.S. census. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Raimondo signs executive order to form census outreach program

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has signed an executive order creating the Rhode Island Complete Count Committee, a committee to develop and coordinate...

Officials left guessing on Hasbro plans

Call it The Big Mum. One of the world’s largest toymakers and among Rhode Island’s iconic companies, Hasbro Inc. is considering moving its headquarters...

Diossa receives Brighter Futures award

JAMES A. DIOSSA, mayor of Central Falls, recently received the Brighter Futures Award from Family Service of Rhode Island during the nonprofit’s annual award...

Diossa elected new president of Rhode Island League of Cities and...

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns has elected Central Falls Mayor James A. Diossa as its new president, the organization...

Providence and Central Falls file lawsuit against U.S. Department of Justice

PROVIDENCE – The cities of Providence and Central Falls have filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice, similar to the lawsuit Attorney General...
NAVIGANT CREDIT UNION recently provided a $100,000 grant toward the Central Falls Neighborhood Health Station, a project by Blackstone Valley Community Health Care. From left: Raymond Lavoie, BVCHC executive director; Gary Furtado, president and CEO of Navigant Credit Union; and Lisa Dandeneau, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Navigant Credit Union. / COURTESY BLACKSTONE VALLEY COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE

Central Falls Neighborhood Health Station receives $100K donation

CENTRAL FALLS – The Central Falls Neighborhood Health Station project has received a $100,000 matching donation from Teknor Apex CEO Jonathan Fain, according to...
TO CELEBRATE Whole Foods Market’s support for partner organizations in the Northeast, Southside Community Land Trust was invited to the North Atlantic 5% Community Giving Lunch Celebration at the company’s headquarters in Marlborough, Mass., on Feb. 14. Louis Raymond, SCLT board president, represented the organization. / COURTESY SCLT

Southside Community Land Trust receives $26K in Whole Foods grants

PROVIDENCE – Grants totaling more than $26,000 have been awarded to the Southside Community Land Trust by the Whole Foods Market Whole Cities Foundation,...
DR. PEDRO BARROS has joined prominent Spanish-speaking Rhode Islanders to urge Spanish-speaking residents to get screened for colorectal cancer. / COURTESY LATINO CANCER CONTROL TASK FORCE

Five Questions With: Dr. Pedro Barros

University Gastroenterology’s Dr. Pedro Barros, the only Spanish-speaking gastroenterologist in the state, recently joined several other prominent Spanish-speaking Rhode Islanders, including Providence Mayor Jorge...
AMGEN INC. brought its Amgen Biotech Experience program to Central Falls High School earlier this month. From left: students Joselinda Evora and Jackeline Martinez; teacher David Upegui; and student Daphne Mulford. / COURTESY AMGEN

Amgen Biotech Experience brings hands-on science insight to students

WEST GREENWICH – California-based biotechnology company Amgen Inc., which has manufacturing operations in West Greenwich, brought its Amgen Biotech Experience program to students at...
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