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Three R.I. fire departments receive $107K for gear replacement

CENTRAL FALLS- The Central Falls, Kingston, and Albion fire departments have received $106,668 in federal funding to assist in purchasing new equipment, U.S. Sens....

Narragansett Fire Department awarded $218K grant for new gear, rescue training

NARRAGANSETT – The Narragansett Fire Department will be able to purchase needed equipment and provide water rescue training after receiving $218,096 in federal funding,...

Reed, Whitehouse secure $763,810 grant for local fire departments

SCITUATE – Sens. Jack F. Reed, D-R.I., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., will join the North Scituate Volunteer Fire Department and the Woonasquatucket Valley Fire...

3 R.I. fire departments receive $515K in grants for new equipment,...

PROVIDENCE – Three fire departments can purchase lifesaving equipment and upgrade communications and protective gear thanks to $515,034 in federal funding.Fire departments in Pawtucket,...
INVESTING IN R.I.: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Matt Brown says Rhode Island should follow North Dakota in setting up a revenue-generating bank for the state. He says the lending bank would partner with local community groups and credit unions, with profits reinvested in the state. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO


Matt Brown wants R.I.’s governor to focus less on business interests...

Matt Brown, a longtime activist for social, educational and environmental causes, wants to bring that mission to the top level of state government next...

R.I. receives $10M increase in opioid-mitigation funding

PROVIDENCE – Sens. Jack F. Reed, D-R.I., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., led an effort to successfully change the grant formula for state opioid-mitigation funding...

Whitehouse tours CODAC center to view opioid epidemic impact

PROVIDENCE – While Rhode Island has made significant headway in addressing the opioid crisis, health officials throughout the state say more work is needed...
U.S. SEN. JACK F. REED, along with Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rep. David N. Cicilline, announced $1.2 million in federal funding to help upgrade the pier in Bristol that is used by the Prudence Island Ferry. / COURTESY JACK F. REED

Bristol receives $1.2M for Prudence Island Ferry Dock renovation; project’s cost...

BRISTOL – The town of Bristol will receive $1.2 million to rehabilitate the north and south walls of Prudence Island Ferry Dock Pier from...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO recently signed an executive order at Thundermist Health Center calling for equitable access to behavioral health care. / COURTESY THUNDERMIST HEALTH CENTER

Raimondo’s executive order calls for equitable access to behavioral health

WOONSOCKET – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed an executive order Friday at Thundermist Health Center calling for access to behavioral health care at a...
THE R.I. DELEGATION announced a second round of $2.1 million in federal funds to combat the opioid epidemic in Rhode Island. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/KIYOSHI OTA

R.I. delegation announces second round of $2.1M to fight opioid epidemic

PROVIDENCE - A second round of $2.1 million in federal funds has been awarded to the R.I. Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and...
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