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PPL receives $450K NEH grant for building renovation and upgrades

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Public Library has received a $450,000 federal grant to support the “Providence Public Library Special Collections Renovation: Investing in Public...

Edwards named Providence Public Library board chair

ROBERT W. EDWARDS JR. was recently named chairman of the Providence Public Library’s board of directors. He had previously served as the board’s vice...
THE PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY announced a $25 million renovation project to its downtown Providence building and a capital campaign to fund it. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Providence Public Library announces $25M renovation and capital campaign

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Public Library has announced a $25 million renovation that includes safety system upgrades and infrastructure improvements at the library’s downtown...

Providence Public Library receives $7K grant from Wells Fargo

PROVIDENCE – Providence Public Library was awarded a $7,500 grant from Wells Fargo to help support the library’s Passport to Summer Learning program, PPL...
THE BRAIN INJURY Association of Rhode Island will hold its annual “Keep Your Head Up” walk and run event May 5 at Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick. / COURTESY BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF RHODE ISLAND

Philanthropy Calendar, April 27, 2018

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of...
THE BRAIN INJURY Association of Rhode Island will hold its annual “Keep Your Head Up” walk and run event May 5 at Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick. / COURTESY BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF RHODE ISLAND

Philanthropy Calendar, April 20, 2018

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of...
THE BRAIN INJURY Association of Rhode Island will hold its annual “Keep Your Head Up” walk and run event May 5 at Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick. / COURTESY BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF RHODE ISLAND

Philanthropy Calendar, April 13, 2018

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of...
STORM SURGE: By 2065, a 100-year storm surge would damage approximately 13,736 homes in Warwick, Barrington, Narragansett, South Kingstown and North Kingstown, representing more than half of all homes in Rhode Island’s 21 coastal communities, according to the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council. / COURTESY R.I. COASTAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT COUNCIL

The CRMC says parts of coastal R.I. could soon be underwater...

(Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series exploring Rhode Island’s vulnerability to coastal flooding and what businesses, property owners and local communities...
A SOCIAL SUCCESS: Attendees at PBN's annual Book of Lists party, held Wednesday at the Providence Public Library, were able to mingle and sample food and drink in the library's restored Beaux Arts spaces. From left, Jessica Granatiero, owner and operator of Savory Grape Wine Shop and The Savory Affair Event Planning; Suzanne Elsbecker, from Cox Business; Mark Scott, former vice president of Cox Business for the Northeast region; and Bronwyn Dannenfelser, director of resource development for WaterFire Providence. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Providence Public Library plays host to 2018 Book of Lists premier...

PROVIDENCE – Nearly 350 of Rhode Island’s business leaders attended Providence Business News’ premier networking event, the Book of Lists party, at the Providence...
ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY'S School of Continuing Studies worked with Loud-Hailer, a digital communication company, on Providence2GO, a mobile app that allows users to connect with businesses or groups based on where they are, without always relying on a carrier service, internet or Wi-Fi. Providence2GO runs on new technology developed by Loud-Hailer called Buki-Boxes, above, which act as Bluetooth engagement points. / COURTESY LOUD-HAILER

Roger Williams University, Loud-Hailer pilot hyperlocal app

PROVIDENCE – Roger Williams University’s School of Continuing Studies worked with digital communication company Loud-Hailer on a mobile app – Providence2GO – which allows...
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