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SIGNED ON THE LINE: Newport Mayor Xaykham “Xay” Khamsyvoravong, seated at right, ceremonially agrees in April to participate in Gov. Daniel J. McKee’s Learn365RI out-of-school learning initiative. McKee is sitting at left. R.I. Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green stands between McKee and Khamsyvoravong. The signing took place at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County. 
COURTESY GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE’S OFFICE

Some doubt lingers over Learn365RI initiative

In Newport, Mayor Xaykham “Xay” Khamsyvoravong sees all the ingredients for student success – not just within the school system and among students but...
PAWTUCKET OFFICIALS gave decided to delay issuing $27 million in public bonds planned to help finance the Tidewater Landing project. / COURTESY FORTUITOUS PARTNERS

Opinions differ how funding delay impacts soccer stadium project

PAWTUCKET – With a timeout called on the central part of the funding for the Tidewater Landing project, supporters and detractors of the 10,500-seat...

State moves to establish homeless shelter at Cranston Street Armory

PROVIDENCE - In response to growing pressure on the state’s shelter and homeless support systems, the McKee administration announced Wednesday their intention to open...
BARBARA S. COTTAM will step down on Oct. 6 from her role as chairperson of the R.I. Board of Education to take on a new role with the U.S. Department of Commerce. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

R.I. education board chairperson to step down, takes new role with...

PROVIDENCE – The state’s education board chairperson will soon be heading to the nation’s capital to work with Rhode Island’s former governor. In a Sept....
CELIA J. BLUE, right, seen here in 2016 as the R.I. Department of Transportation's chief of staff at the time, will step away as the R.I. Department of Human Services' interim director at the end of the month. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Blue to step down as state DHS interim director

PROVIDENCE – While the R.I. Department of Human Services is still searching for a permanent leader, the department will see another administration change at...

R.I. Commerce seeking tourism marketing leader with local knowledge

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. is seeking candidates for its chief marketing officer position that have a working knowledge of Rhode Island and...

Demand for state small-business grants exceeds $20M allocation

PROVIDENCE – Demand for the state’s small-business grant program has exceeded the $20 million allocation, though additional money could be made available for eligible...
COURTNEY HAWKINS has been appointed the new chief policy officer for the city of Providence, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced recently. / COURTESY MAYOR'S OFFICE

Hawkins, Department of Human Services director, resigns

PROVIDENCE – Courtney E. Hawkins, director of the R.I. Department of Human Services, submitted a letter of resignation Thursday. “Leading the team of hundreds of...

McKee committed to PPP taxation over $150K

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee's proposal to tax forgiven Paycheck Protection Program loans greater than $150,000 would generate an estimated $67.7 million in revenue...

Tourism councils want state marketing leader with local knowledge

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s tourism council leaders believe the state’s next chief marketing officer should be someone with local knowledge, marketing experience and a...
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