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SOJOURNER HOUSE has received $1.1 million in federal grants to help support victims of abuse.

Sojourner House receives $1.1M in federal grants to support abuse victims

PROVIDENCE – Sojourner House announced Thursday that the organization received two federal grants totaling $1.1 million to help expand services for victims of human...

RITIN forum to spotlight sustainability in textile manufacturing

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Industry experts, elected officials and academics will come together next month to envision a greener future for the textile industry in...
BOB BURKE, back row at left, owner of Pot au Feu Restaurant in Providence, says that while local restaurants are back to being full after the COVID-19 pandemic impacted operations, the costs for restaurants to operate has risen due to inflation and supply chain problems. / COURTESY POT AU FEU

R.I. delegation urges SBA to provide financial assistance to still-struggling hospitality...

PROVIDENCE – The state’s congressional delegation is pushing the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide financial assistance to restaurants in both Rhode Island and...
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CHIPS Act a win for region’s economy

After nearly two years and multiple iterations, Congress recently passed a sweeping piece of bipartisan legislation aimed at bolstering domestic semiconductor manufacturing, as well...
SEN.S JACK REED AND SHELDON WHITEHOUSE, D-R.I., announced Monday that $1.2 million in federal funds will be given to local police departments to support crisis intervention training programs. / COURTESY SEN. JACK REED AND SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE

R.I. police departments will receive $1.2M in federal funds to support...

WEST WARWICK – U.S. Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., along with Thundermist Health Center representatives, announced Monday at the West Warwick...
GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE is among several Rhode Island leaders who on Friday criticized the U.S. Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade. McKee called the decision a 'travesty.' / SCREENSHOT VIA WPRI-TV CBS 12

Reaction from across R.I. critical of Roe v. Wade overturn

PROVIDENCE – Several Rhode Island elected officials and candidates seeking elective office, nonprofit leaders, and a prominent health care organization were among those Friday...

R.I. receives $3.1M from EPA for brownfield projects

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will receive $3.1 million in Environmental Protection Agency funding for brownfield projects, the EPA announced Monday. The agency will give the...
DAY ONE, a Providence-based nonprofit that provides services for sexual abuse victims, has received $500,000 in federal funding to upgrade the organization's office.

Day One receives $500K in federal funding to upgrade office

PROVIDENCE – Day One, a nonprofit that provides treatment, intervention and prevention services for sexual abuse victims, became the beneficiary of a six-figure federal...
RHODE ISLAND T.F. GREEN International Airport in Warwick will receive $6.5 million in the 2022 fiscal year from the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to help upgrade and improve airport operations. Rhode Island's six state airports will receive about $45 million in total from the act over the next five years. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

R.I. state airports to receive $45M in federal funds over 5...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s state-run airports will receive $45 million from the Federal Aviation Administration over the next five years to help upgrade and...
ZACHARY A. CUNHA will become the next U.S. attorney for the District of Rhode Island. / COURTESY U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF RHODE ISLAND

Cunha to become the next U.S. attorney for R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Zachary A. Cunha, who has been with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Rhode Island since 2014, will soon officially...
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