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The nonprofit Olneyville Housing Corp. has purchased 14 residential properties over the past year in the area of Amherst and Chaffee streets, and will renovate the buildings to create more affordable housing. more
Capital Good Fund CEO discusses the group’s holistic approach to fighting poverty. more
Executive director of the Providence In-town Churches Association speaks about the organization’s long-term goals and the programs it offers. more
The Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity and the Taxpayers Protection Alliance released a new report Wednesday identifying nearly $225 million in non-essential government spending in Rhode Island that could be used instead to fund tax cuts and the repeal of the Sakonnet River Bridge tolls. more
Santander Bank N.A. has donated $1,000 to the Children’s Advocacy Center Bristol County through its Ideas for Good campaign. more
(Updated 11:50 a.m.) The American Heart Association has selected the Providence market as one of 15 around the nation to target health-promotion efforts at the community level using federal funds. more
Nicki M. Maher, vice president of Alex and Ani | Charity by Design has been named the March of Dimes Rhode Island 2015 Citizen of the Year. more
Executive director of the Coggeshall Farm Museum discusses her vision to invigorate the museum’s programs and presence. more
Amos House broke ground on its new four-story building on Dec. 1, a $6 million project. more
A total of 157 third-grade teachers in five communities will share nearly $148,000 in grants through Spark, a program that encourages classroom innovation in urban school districts. more
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