Updated August 31 at 6:31pm

$50K grant to support Aquidneck OSHEAN

PROVIDENCE – Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed this month announced the presentation of a $50,000 legislative grant to help support an innovative, Internet-based computer network for the three communities on Aquidneck Island.

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$50K grant to support Aquidneck OSHEAN

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PROVIDENCE – Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed this month announced the presentation of a $50,000 legislative grant to help support an innovative, Internet-based computer network for the three communities on Aquidneck Island.

According to a news release, the funding will allow Newport, Middletown and Portsmouth to share technology resources on the statewide Ocean State Higher Education Economic Development and Administrative Network, or OSHEAN.

OSHEAN is a nonprofit coalition of universities, hospitals, government agencies and other nonprofit organizations providing Internet-based technology for its member institutions and the communities they serve. •

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