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Thrive Behavioral Health has been awarded a $94,229 grant by the Rhode Island Health and Educational Building Corporation (RIHEBC). The funding is being distributed to nonprofit health, … more
Centreville Bank Charitable Foundation has awarded $177,500 to 11 organizations in Rhode Island, Harold M. Horvat, bank President, CEO and Chairman announced recently   “Though we are … more
By ARDEN BASTIA March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a rallying point for the colon cancer community where thousands of patients, survivors, caregivers and advocates throughout the country join together to spread awareness. For Dr. Melissa Murphy, more
Ever think about what it would be like to pilot your vessel through an offshore wind farm. Well you can now give … more
Last spring, when the pandemic began ripping through Rhode Island's economy, painful budget cuts to social programs seemed not just possible, but likely. Progressives warned about the long-term fallout from an "austerity budget," even as joblessness more
By DON FOWLER The recent passing of Gregg's founder Ted Fuller brought back many fond memories of Gregg's restaurant, the Warwick institution that grew in size, service and splendor over the years to gain its rightful place as a Rhode Island icon. We more
Retired professional ballet dancers Vilia Putrius and Mindaugas Bauzys opened the doors to Ocean State Ballet, a ballet school with an emphasis on professional ballet training as well as recreational classes for children 3 years of age and older with more
There was still a party The Pilgrim Senior Center is usually hopping on St. Patrick's Day with plenty of music, Irish step dancers and a corned beef and cabbage lunch. This year was different although thanks to a contribution from Senator Michael more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE If you're one of the thousands of commuters who crosses the bridge carrying Park Avenue over railroad tracks while traveling east or west through Cranston each day, plan for lane shifts, closures and detours in the months ahead. more
He knows his boilers David Palmer heating foreman with Riley Heating and Plumbing recorded a milestone recently when he installed his 1,000th boiler. The occasion didn't go unnoticed as Tom Fitzgerald from Burnham Boiler presented him with a jacket. more
Rep. Joseph M. McNamara (D-Dist. 19, Warwick, Cranston) has introduced legislation that would require school districts to develop COVID recovery plans. The legislation (2021-H 5834) would direct all school districts to prepare district recovery plans more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE In a significant step toward the legalization of recreational marijuana, two local lawmakers on Tuesday submitted legislation in the Rhode Island Senate that would establish a regulatory and tax structure for retail cannabis sales. more
By ARDEN BASTIA Local author Mary L. Byrne has released her latest book, "Two Sides of the Mirror", a unique look into race and redemption. Byrne, in an interview on Monday, said she "never expected" her book to be published at such an appropriate time. more
Students in Rhode Island schools will not be denied the right to possess and apply sunscreen under legislation sponsored by Rep. David Bennett and unanimously approved by the House of Representatives on March 9. The legislation (2021-H 5164), which has more
The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) has applauded Senate and House leadership for the introduction of legislation that would change the name of T. F. Green Airport to “Rhode Island T. … more
The Senate has passed legislation introduced by Senate Majority Leader Michael J. McCaffrey (D-Dist. 29, Warwick) that would authorize the governor to designate any adult to solemnize a marriage. As it currently stands, only the General Assembly can more
Rhode Island's average gas price is up five cents from last week, averaging $2.69 per gallon. Monday's price is 26 cents higher than a month ago and 26 cents higher than March 8, 2020. Rhode Island's average gas price is 8 cents lower than the national more
By DON FOWLER Whether it was in her Edgewood neighborhood, the University of Rhode Island campus, the Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestra program, or on stage at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Susan Thomas brightened the world of everyone she more
Trinity Rep is one of ten theaters throughout the country that will be presenting the new, highly acclaimed, cinematic digital theater production "The Catastrophist." Written by Lauren M. Gunderson and co-produced by Marin Theatre Company and Round House more
Pomham Rocks Lighthouse photo and art contest As part of a year-long celebration of the 150th Jubilee of East Providence's historic landmark, the Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse is sponsoring a photography and art contest. Entry is free. Entrants can more
Joins Warwick office Vivian K. Humphrey has joined the growing team of dedicated real estate sales professionals at EXIT Realty Re-Imagined. EXIT, located at 100 Centerville Rd Unit #1, Warwick, is a member of EXIT Realty CT & RI's rapidly expanding more
The Internal Revenue Service has announced it will launch the federal tax-filing season on Friday, February 12. For the benefit and convenience of taxpayers and tax preparers, the Rhode Island tax-filing season will begin on the same date. Thus, on February more
In alignment with the goals of its recently released LIVE UNITED 2025 strategic plan, United Way of Rhode Island has opened registration for its 21 Day Equity Challenge, which kicks off Wednesday, Feb. 24. All Rhode Islanders are invited to commit 15 more
Rhode Island's average gas price is up four cents from last week, averaging $2.43 per gallon. Monday's price is 18 cents higher than a month ago and 7 cents cheaper than February 8, 2020. Rhode Island's average gas price is 3 cents lower than the more
Dr. Luke Messac thought it was going to be like every other Tweet he sent.Messac, of Warwick, had just a few hundred followers as recently as July 16, and he took the opportunity to send out a … more
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