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Neighborhood Health Station to be dedicated in Central Falls

CENTRAL FALLS – State and local officials will be on hand Monday to dedicate Neighborhood Health Station, a 47,000-square-foot facility that provides medical, dental,...
J. GOODISON CO. will receive a $518,538 federal grant to purchase equipment and expand its staff. Above, J. Goodison Co.'s travel lift, the largest in New England. / COURTESY J. GOODISON CO.

J. Goodison Co. receives $519K federal grant for supplies, staff

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Local shipyard company J. Goodison Co. will receive a $518,538 federal grant to purchase equipment and expand its workforce, the Rhode...
IXBLUE DEFENSE SYSTEMS CEO Mack Barber speaks at the company's ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new American headquarters in Lincoln. Also attending were, from left, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, U.S. Rep. James R. Langevin and U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whiteouse. / COURTESY COMMERCE CORP.

iXBlue Defense Systems opens Lincoln headquarters

LINCOLN – The company iXblue Defense Systems celebrated its new Lincoln headquarters’ ribbon-cutting Friday with Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and...

Whitehouse, Reed introduce bill to allow states to cap credit card...

PROVIDENCE – Democratic R.I. Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed have introduced legislation that would restore states’ ability to limit consumer loan and credit...

Whitehouse among senators urging Purdue not to seek profit from new...

PROVIDENCE – Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., on March 28 sent a letter to Purdue Pharma, manufacturer...
CRANSTON MAYOR Allan W. Fung, left, meets with Vincent DiPippo of Cranston after delivering food as part of Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island's March for Meals initiative. / COURTESY MEALS ON WHEELS OF RHODE ISLAND

Elected officials, business leaders deliver food for Meals on Wheels

PROVIDENCE – Multiple Rhode Island elected officials and Webster Bank representatives spent time throughout the month delivering meals to local senior citizens in need.The...
THE U.S. SENATE this week passed a bipartisan public-lands package, which includes language from Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., to designate river segments within the Wood-Pawcatuck watershed as part of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. Pictured is a section of the Pawcatuck River in Westerly. / COURTESY WOOD-PAWCATUCK WATERSHED ASSOCIATION

Bill to protect Wood-Pawcatuck watershed passes U.S. Senate

HOPKINTON – The U.S. Senate this week voted 92-8 in favor of a bipartisan public-lands package, which includes language from Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., to...

Whitehouse, Cicilline renew call for better innovation, infrastructure

PROVIDENCE – Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and Rep. David N. Cicilline, D-R.I., are introducing the Innovative Materials for America’s Growth and Infrastructure Newly Expanded...

Report: Some credit unions poised to increase commercial lending

PROVIDENCE – Credit unions have been expanding their market share in recent years, and now some seem poised to increase commercial lending after a key...

Newport County Community Mental Health Center receives $2M federal grant

NEWPORT – The Newport County Community Mental Health Center received $2 million in federal funds to provide expanded and enhanced Certified Community Behavioral Health...
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