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Rhode Island Public Radio to change its name to The Public’s...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Public Radio is changing its outward-facing name to The Public’s Radio, the local NPR affiliate announced Thursday, in order to...
THE STADIUM THEATRE Performing Arts Centre will host its 16th annual Auction for the Arts May 31. / COURTESY STADIUM THEATRE PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

Philanthropy Calendar, May 18, 2018

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com or research@PBN.com at least four weeks in...
RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC RADIO HAS listed the 1290 AM terrestrial signal for sale after an agreement to transfer ownership to Latino Public Radio was terminated following LPR's inability to secure the funding necessary to complete the sale.

LPR and RIPR end agreement, 1290 AM station up for sale

PROVIDENCE – Latino Public Radio and Rhode Island Public Radio terminated their contract to transfer ownership of the WRNI-AM 1290 terrestrial radio station, and...
NEIL D. STEINBERG, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation announced a new $10 investment initiative from the Rhode Island Foundation. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

RIF announces $10M impact investment program

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation is looking to invest $10 million in local business projects during the inaugural year of its new Impact...

Raimondo moves to aid ‘Dreamers’

Rhode Island organizations and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo have made a concerted effort to retain the state’s so-called “Dreamers,” including covering their application fees...
THE BANNER OF THE WUMD website. The radio station will broadcast exclusively online starting at 12:01 p.m. on Monday. /COURTESY WUMD

WUMD to go off air on Monday, will continue online

DARTMOUTH - University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s radio station WUMD will sign off on June 26 at noon, the university announced on Friday, after 42...
SIX Metcalf Awards for Diversity in the Media, organized by Rhode Island for Community & Justice, will be given on May 17.

Metcalf Diversity Award winners named

PROVIDENCE – Winners of the 29th annual Metcalf Awards for Diversity in the Media, organized by Rhode Island for Community & Justice, have been named.The...
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