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BankNewport Vice President and Middletown Branch Manager Linda Buchanan recently joined fourth, fifth and sixth graders during Norman Bird Sanctuary’s summer camp Explorers Program after BankNewport extended a $5,000 grant to the sanctuary. more
WESTBOROUGH, Mass. – BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc. has announced partnerships with 215 schools – including five in Rhode Island and three in Bristol County, Mass. – through the organization’s Adopt-A-School program. more
Fidelity Investments volunteers, from left, Tina Sullivan, Jill Evans and Melissa Soto work at Pawtucket’s Samuel Slater Junior High on Aug. 15, during Fidelity’s second-annual School Transformation Day. They were among about 200 Fidelity volunteers who tackled a host of improvement projects, including creating a teachers room, crafting murals and building and staining wooden planters. more
Joe Provost, CEO of Syncstate Inc. in Holden, Mass., needed to find thieves who stole a manufacturing company’s intellectual property and products, so he picked two Salve Regina University students to work on the case. more
The 2013-14 freshmen at Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design scored highest in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts on SAT tests required for admission, according to the latest data available from the U.S. Department of Education. more
Closed since last summer for a comprehensive inventory of about half of its collections, the Culinary Arts Museum reopens Tuesday at the Harborside campus of Johnson and Wales University featuring a new teaching lab and exhibit. more
The third annual Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic raised more than $500,000 to benefit several nonprofit organizations within the state. The golf and softball events brought nearly 50 regional and national celebrities to the Ocean State, including Cedric the Entertainer, Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd and Smokey Robinson. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth aims to gain recognition as a top national research university as part of its strategic plan, UMassDTransform 2020. more
Junior Achievement USA is partnering with The Hartford to offer revised, digitized programming next spring that gives Rhode Island teens contemporary entrepreneurial experience. more
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