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RHODE ISLAND RECEIVED $8 million federal national preparedness funds to bolster its disaster preparedness and emergency response capabilities. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

R.I. receives $8M in federal disaster preparedness funds

PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island will receive $7,911,775 in federal national preparedness funds to bolster its disaster preparedness and emergency response capabilities, U.S. Sens. Jack...
THE RHODE ISLAND DELEGATION announced $1.85 million has been awarded to the Woonsocket Head Start Development Association to expand early-childhood education and services for children and families. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

R.I. delegation announces $1.85M for Woonsocket’s Head Start program

PROVIDENCE – Nearly $1.85 million in federal funding has been allotted to expand access to early-childhood education and comprehensive services for children and families...
LIFESPAN CANCER INSTITUTE Researcher Dr. Peter Quesenbery and his stem cell research team celebrated a $10 million Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence Phase II grant Tuesday afternoon.

Lifespan announces $10M Phase II COBRE grant

PROVIDENCE – Lifespan Cancer Institute researcher Dr. Peter Quesenberry and his team announced Tuesday a $10 million, five-year Phase II Centers of Biomedical Research...
THE WARWICK SEWER Authority celebrated the completion of its treatment facility upgrades Thursday. / COURTESY THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND

Warwick sewer facility finishes upgrades

WARWICK – The Warwick Sewer Authority and it partners celebrated the completion of its facility treatment upgrades Thursday. The event heralded the successful completion of...
THE RHODE ISLAND CONGRESSIONAL delegation announced $26 million in additional federal Medicare funding to reimburse acute-care hospitals for labor costs. The money will be distributed to every acute-care hospital in the state, including Women & Infants Hospital. / COURTESY BUTLER HOSPITAL

R.I. congressional delegation announces $26M in federal Medicare labor cost aid

PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island will receive approximately $26 million in additional federal Medicare payments following the renewal of the “wage index” adjustment by the...
THE PAWTUCEKT FIRE DEPARTMENT was awarded $2.4 million in a FEMA grant designated for staffing purposes. Above, Pawtucket Mayor Donald. R. Grebien. / COURTESY CITY OF PAWTUCKET

Pawtucket Fire Department awarded $2.4M in federal grant

PROVIDENCE - The Pawtucket Fire Department and the Kingston Fire District were awarded $2.6 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Staffing for Adequate...
THE TEDXPROVIDENCE event has announced its first four speakers for its 2017. / COURTESY TEDXPROVIDENCE

Four TEDxProvidence 2017 speakers announced

PROVIDENCE - The first four speakers of TEDxProvidence 2017 were announced Monday by the Providence Speaking Society. The event, which will be held at the...
THE NORTH KINGSTOWN AND BARRINGTON Fire Departments have received a combined $2 million from the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant program. /COURTESY NORTH KINGSTOWN FIRE DEPARTMENT

R.I. fire departments receive $2M in federal grants

PROVIDENCE - Fire departments in North Kingstown and Barrington have received a total of $2 million in federal funding as a part of the...
IYRS SCHOOL OF Technology and Trades student Andrew Leonard, black T-shirt, shows Massachusetts Institute of Technology students Carrie McKnelly and Tyler Crain how to prepare a mold for a lightweight canoe. The IYRS campus in Bristol is one example of the East Bay's concentration of composites expertise, which a new $125,000 federal grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration aims to tap into. /COURTESY MICHAEL CAMERON

RIMTA, Bristol receive $125K to build composites industry

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s federal delegates announced a $125,000 grant to support job creation and economic growth in the state’s composites industry. U.S. Sens. Jack...

Providence awarded $974K FEMA grant to buy new ambulance, fire truck

PROVIDENCE – An estimated $974,000 in federal funding is being made available to the Providence Fire Department to purchase two new vehicles, the state’s...
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