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WORD OF CAUTION: Matthew Weldon, the director of the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, says a ruling by the DLT’s Board of Review doesn’t mean that everybody who has transportation problems will be eligible for unemployment benefits. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

No ride to work? You might be eligible for unemployment benefits

An employee is responsible for getting to work on time. But if an employer is inflexible when that worker loses their transportation, and the...
THE UNITED WAY of Rhode Island has awarded $4.5 million in grants to 72 local nonprofits to help stem racial inequality in the state.

United Way of R.I. awards $4.5M in grants to organizations promoting...

PROVIDENCE – As part of the United Way of Rhode Island’s five-year, $100 million plan to create transformative change in the Ocean State, the nonprofit...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION distributed $550,000 to 17 local nonprofits through its COVID-19 Response Fund. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation awards additional $550K to 17 nonprofits from COVID-19 Response...

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation announced Wednesday that an additional $550,000 in grants were distributed to 17 nonprofits through the foundation’s COVID-19 Response...

Providence launches $1M eviction-assistance program

PROVIDENCE – The city will set aside nearly $1 million to help residents facing eviction to pay rent and legal services, Mayor Jorge O....

Providence launches $1M eviction-assistance program

PROVIDENCE - The city will set aside nearly $1 million to help residents facing eviction pay rent and legal services, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza...
REHAB MASON Mike DeQuattro works on the deteriorated limestone strip at the top of the fascia of the Providence Public Library’s Empire Street wing in May. The library has been awarded $750,000 by the Champlin Foundation for the ongoing construction work. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Champlin Foundation approves $18M in grants for R.I. nonprofits

CRANSTON – The Champlin Foundation on Friday announced $18 million in grants that will be awarded to dozens of mission-driven organizations across Rhode Island. A...
Tracy Fitzpatrick

Fitzpatrick receives Legacy Award from Sojourner House

TRACY FITZPATRICK, a founding member of Providence-based nonprofit Sojourner House, recently received the Legacy Award from the organization during Sojourner House’s annual Sojo MoJoe...

Providence school district hit with open-records lawsuit over federal law...

PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island and Rhode Island Legal Services last week filed a lawsuit against the Providence Public...

Almeida named Rhode Island Legal Services chair

VICTORIA M. ALMEIDA, a shareholder at Providence-based law firm Adler Pollock & Sheehan PC, was recently appointed chairperson of the Rhode Island Legal Services...

Victoria M. Almeida Appointed as Chair to Board of R.I. Legal...

Victoria M. Almeida, a shareholder at Alder Pollock& Sheehan, P.C., was appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of Rhode Island Legal Services (RILS)....

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