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The hundreds of acres of protected land along the Narrow River is expanding, as The Nature Conservancy on Friday announced the acquisition of an additional 161 acres in North Kingstown. more
Lead paint renovation training is available in December for contractors, do-it-yourself landlords and homeowners, and anyone else who plans to remove paint on houses, schools or daycare facilities applied before 1978. more
The Museum of Work & Culture’s annual appeal drive concluded on March 20 after generating $27,600 in donations. more
The University of Rhode Island is now offering the Peace Corps Prep Program to its undergraduate students, making it the first college or university in the state to do so. more
Keith Tavares is in his second year as president of the Newport Public Education Foundation and his fourth year as a trustee. He is also vice president of institutional advancement at Child & Family, Newport County’s oldest and largest social service provider. A Newport native, he is on the Newport County Chamber of Commerce board of directors, is chairman of the Newport Partnership for Families and a new member of the Alliance for a Livable Newport’s board of directors. Here he explains the focus of the Newport Public Education Foundation. more
PROVICitizens Bank announced this week that 10 Rhode Island nonprofit organizations will receive a total of $130,000 in contributions as part of the Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money financial literacy initiative. more
The American Heart Association’s Heart Ball has raised more than half of its targeted $500,000 for research and education funding. more
Nancy Dufresne, vice president and small-business relationship manager for Providence-based Bank Rhode Island, has received the Catherine Boisvert Walsh Outstanding Community Leader Award. more
Certified public accountants at LGC+D raised $4,221 in their Bucks for the Buzz fundraiser. more
Executive director of the Potter League for Animals discusses fundraising tactics and other plans for the league. more
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