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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...
THE NEWPORT COUNTY Community Mental Health Center received $2 million in federal funds to expand and enhance its offering of Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic services.

Newport County Community Mental Health Center receives $4M federal grant

NEWPORT – The Newport County Community Mental Health Center received a $4 million, two-year federal grant to provide expanded and enhanced Certified Community Behavioral...
EAST PROVIDENCE has received a $144,410 federal grant to develop a transportation improvement plan for its Waterfront District. Above, a map of East Providence from the East Providence Waterfront Commission's website. Each colored area reflects a different subdistrict within the district. / COURTESY EAST PROVIDENCE WATERFRONT DISTRICT COMMISSION

East Providence wins $144K federal grant for Waterfront District redesign

EAST PROVIDENCE – A $144,410 federal grant from the U.S. Economic Development Agency has been awarded to the city to develop a transportation improvement...
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE GREENHOUSE has received a $257,321 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to expand the organization’s footprint in Newport and Pawtucket/Central Falls.

SEG awarded $257K grant to expand into Newport, Pawtucket/Central Falls

PROVIDENCE – Social Enterprise Greenhouse has received a $257,321 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to expand the organization’s footprint in Newport and...
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