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Many can take a bow for Quonset’s success

The Quonset Business Park has been the leading engine of Rhode Island’s economic growth and job creation for years and continues to grow and...
WOONSOCKET HAS RECEIVED a $4 million federal grant to fund lead remediation efforts for homeowners and renters. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Woonsocket awarded $4M from feds to address lead paint

PROVIDENCE – Woonsocket has received a $4 million federal grant for lead abatement, Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., announced Thursday along...
FIVE FIRE DEPARTMENTS in Rhode Island were granted $1.2 million from FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters Grant program. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

5 R.I. fire departments receive $1.2M in grants for training, equipment

PROVIDENCE – Five Rhode Island fire departments will receive a total of $1.2 million in federal grants for training and equipment, the state’s congressional...
U.S. SEN. JACK REED, D-R.I., announced with other members of the Ocean State's congressional delegation that the Narragansett and West Warwick fire departments will receive a combined $289,720 from federal programs to train personnel and purchase equipment. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JOSHUA ROBERTS

Narragansett, West Warwick fire departments receive $289.7K for training, equipment

PROVIDENCE – The Narragansett and West Warwick Fire departments will receive a combined $289,720 in federal funding for training and equipment, U.S. Sens. Jack...

Bill to streamline bankruptcy process for small businesses moves to president

PROVIDENCE – Congress has approved legislation to streamline bankruptcy procedures and provide new tools for small-business owners.Co-sponsored by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and Rep....

R.I. to receive $7.5M in federal grants to improve emergency response,...

PROVIDNECE – Rhode Island will receive $7.5 million from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to help local government agencies and organizations to respond...
U.S. SEN. JACK REED, D-R.I., announced with other members of the Ocean State's congressional delegation that the Narragansett and West Warwick fire departments will receive a combined $289,720 from federal programs to train personnel and purchase equipment. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JOSHUA ROBERTS

R.I. to receive $7.5M in federal grants to improve emergency response,...

WASHINGTON – The state of Rhode Island will receive $7.5 million from the federal Department of Homeland Security to help local government agencies and...
THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION, Rhode Island Chapter has organized a discussion on the national fight against Alzheimer’s with the state’s congressional delegation.

State Alzheimer’s Association to host Coffee with Congress

WARWICK – Rhode Island’s congressional delegation will share their thoughts on a number of pieces of federal legislation targeting Alzheimer’s disease later this month...
RHODE ISLAND will receive $60.3 million in federal INFRA grants for the reconstruction of the viaduct that carries Interstate 95 north through downtown Providence. Above, construction on the Providence Viaduct carrying I-95 south. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. to receive $60.3M federal grant for Viaduct reconstruction

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will receive a federal $60.3 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America, or INFRA, grant to replace and upgrade the northbound Providence...

Lining up for next windfall

In November 1998, Rhode Island was part of a historic settlement with the tobacco industry to pay for the health care costs of smoking...
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