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Save The Bay Newport harbor seal tour season begins

NEWPORT – Save The Bay’s 2018 seal tour season launched earlier this month and represents the organization’s 18th season offering the service.Two types of...

Opinion: Vote yes on Question 3

On November 6, Rhode Island voters have an historic opportunity to champion some of the best things about Rhode Island, the things that make...
BEACH CLEANUP: Save The Bay Executive Director Jonathan Stone, left, speaks with a volunteer at a cleanup in the Oakland Beach neighborhood of Warwick during last year’s International Coastal Cleanup Day. Above right, a logo in support of Question No. 3 on next month’s ballot created by Save The Bay. 
 / COURTESY SAVE THE BAY

For nonprofits, less is more on political advocacy

Rhode Island nonprofits, to varying degrees, have thrown their weight behind certain causes in past elections that align with their missions.But some have learned...

Ferguson receives environmental merit award

WENLEY FERGUSON, director of habitat restoration for Save The Bay, recently received the Environmental Protection Agency’s New England Environmental Merit Award at a ceremony...

Will 2018 be the year Rhode Island voters take a stand...

“Embarrassing,” is how R.I. Department of Education Commissioner Ken Wagner described the state of local public elementary, middle and high schools.“When I visit a...
IMPROVED INDUSTRY: Patrice Milos, left, president and CEO of Medley Genomics in Providence, speaks with Niru Chennagiri, director of informatics. Milos said she’s seen improvement in the number of industry women in science with Ph.D.s. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Milos advances genomics innovation, this time on home turf

Patrice Milos, president and CEO of Providence startup Medley Genomics, is no stranger to Rhode Island. Although she’s lived here since 1989, until a...
Swimmers and kayakers in the fourth wave of the 40th Save The Bay Swim in August 2016 get ready to start their 1.7-nautical-mile challenge from Newport to Jamestown. The 42nd annual event will take place Saturday, Aug. 4. / COURTESY SAVE THE BAY

Philanthropy Calendar, Aug. 3, 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...

There are a host of candidates for the state’s top job....

All the major candidates running for governor will point to their professional record and say they have the experience to lead the state. But...
Swimmers and kayakers in the fourth wave of the 40th Save The Bay Swim in August 2016 get ready to start their 1.7-nautical-mile challenge from Newport to Jamestown. The 42nd annual event will take place Saturday, Aug. 4. / COURTESY SAVE THE BAY

Philanthropy Calendar, July 27, 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...

Hamblett joins New England First Amendment Coalition board of directors

CHRISTOPHER “TOPHER” HAMBLETT, president and founder of The Foundation for West Africa, was recently named to the New England First Amendment Coalition’s board of...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

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