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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

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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

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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

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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...
THE RHODE ISLAND DELEGATION announced $250,000 for the Rhode Island Citizenship Consortium to assist permanent residents with the naturalization process. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

R.I. delegation announces $250K for Rhode Island Citizenship Consortium

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Citizenship Consortium will receive $250,000 to assist permanent residents with the nationalization process, the Rhode Island delegation announced Friday...
AUTHOR DAVID BRUSSAT will be available for a reading, book sale and signing of "Lost Providence," above, during a launch event at Providence Public Library on Sept. 20. / COURTESY HISTORY PRESS

David Brussat to read from, sign ‘Lost Providence’ at Sept. 20...

PROVIDENCE – “Lost Providence,” a new book detailing the history of architectural change in Providence, will be launched with a reading, book sale and...
THE PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY was awarded a $63,660 grant to catalog the records of AS220. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY

PPL receives $63K to catalog AS220 records

PROVIDENCE - The National Historical Publications and Records Commission of the National Archives has awarded the Providence Public Library a $63,660 grant to catalog...
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