Updated March 30 at 6:25pm
Social Welfare
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Hasbro Inc. has been named one of the world’s most ethical companies for the sixth year in a row and again was the only Rhode Island-based company recognized, according to the Ethisphere Institute, a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based organization that measures corporate ethical standards. more
Rhode Island was ranked as one of the top 10 states in the nation for having the least problems with drunken driving. more
Rhode Island’s high school students can now access $1.8 million in college scholarships managed by the Rhode Island Foundation, according to a Thursday announcement made by the nonprofit philanthropic organization. more
The Providence Municipal Court will close on Wednesday as a result of the “Day Without a Woman” demonstration, according to an advisory from City Council president Luis Aponte. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 130th in the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index released Tuesday that measures the well-being of 189 U.S. communities. more
City living comes with a premium in most major metros, except Providence, where it’s less expensive to live than in the suburbs. more
Rhode Island has improved its four-year graduation rate by 15 percentage points in a decade, but many Hispanic and African-American students living in lower-income families are not experiencing the same success as their Asian and white, higher-income counterparts, according to R.I. KIDS COUNT’s new report released Monday. more
The University of Rhode Island ranked 21st among medium-sized schools on the Peace Corps’ 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list, with 15 undergraduate alumni currently serving worldwide. more
Slowly but steadily, investors continue to let corporate boards know that "male, pale and stale" doesn’t cut it anymore. more
Cranston, Pawtucket and Providence made a list of the top 100 “dream cities” from GoodCall, coming in 19th, 43rd and 61st, respectively. more
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