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EPA grants R.I $3.9M for recycling infrastructure expansion

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday awarded Rhode Island a total of $3.9 million for the expansion of recycling infrastructure across the...

E.P. gets $200K for small-business incubator

EAST PROVIDENCE – The city on Wednesday announced a $200,000 federal award for a small-business and blue-economy incubator project at the former Oldham Elementary...
FROM LEFT, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., R.I. Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti Jr. and Bristol Town Administrator Steve Contente on Wednesday celebrated the allocation of $750,000 in federal funding from the National Scenic Byway Program for upgrades to the Revolutionary Heritage Byway. / COURTESY U.S. SEN. JACK REED

Bristol’s Revolutionary Heritage Byway gets $750K for upgrades

BRISTOL – The Revolutionary Heritage Byway is getting a $750,000 upgrade. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., joined state and local officials Wednesday to...

R.I. researchers get $6M for climate change, coastal resiliency hub project

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island researchers have been awarded $6 million in federal funding for a new data hub study climate change and coastal resiliency,...

‘Evening of Hope & Gratitude’ raises $300K for HopeHealth

PROVIDENCE – HopeHealth says its annual gala raised $300,000 in support of the nonprofit's mission of providing compassionate care, support and education to hospice...

Reed, Whitehouse secure grants to expand access to mental health in...

NEWPORT – Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., announced that Newport Mental Health Center will receive $201,000 in federal funding to assist...

ProvPort offshore wind construction enters next phase

PROVIDENCE – Ongoing offshore wind hub construction at ProvPort is entering its next phase of advanced foundation components construction, following the completion of components...

State receives $62.2M for drinking water upgrades

PROVIDENCE – The state on Tuesday was awarded $62.2 million from the Environmental Protection Agency for drinking water infrastructure upgrades.  The funding through the Drinking...
RENEWED INTEREST: Pawtucket Foundation Executive Director Jan A. Brodie stands in front of the Pawtucket-Central Falls Transit Center, which has been attracting residential and commercial development interest to the area since opening on Jan. 23. 

Pawtucket-Central Falls Transit Center seeing heavy traffic, development interest

The long-awaited Pawtucket-Central Falls Transit Center is finally here, and many agree it’s been a success so far. The new transit center – comprised of...
THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS of Providence is receiving $2 million in federal funds to renovate the Wanskuck Clubhouse.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence gets $2M in federal funding

PROVIDENCE – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence will be getting a seven-figure assist from the state’s U.S. senators to breathe life into...
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