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Rhode Island Public Radio and WPRI-TV CBS 12 received regional 2016 Edward R. Murrow Awards, announced recently by the Radio Television Digital News Association. more
Overall tobacco use by middle and high school students has not changed since 2011, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products in a recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. more
The Rhode Island Foundation awarded $295,378 in funding to eight local organizations through its RIGHA Foundation Fund on Friday. more
Karen Feldman is the executive director of Young Voices, which she founded in 2006. She brings over 25 years of experience in the youth leadership field, including program implementation, organizational management and fundraising. Feldman holds a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College and a master’s degree in public administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. more
The Smith Hill Community Development Corporation and half full LLC announced this week that they will share office space at 400 Smith St. more
Over 2,000 books are on their way to local children after the conclusion of Bank Rhode Island’s monthlong book drive in support of Pawtucket-based nonprofit Books Are Wings. more
Over the past eight years Amica Mutual Insurance Co. has donated $300,000 to Boston Children’s Hospital. more
(Updated 2:18 p.m.) Providence recently opted to not enforce a longstanding ordinance which relates to “aggressive solicitation,” which advocates for the poor and homeless had argued resulted in harassment. But where does that … more
In 100 years, the Rhode Island Foundation has gone from a white shoe- and parasol-set, passive grant-maker to an active participant in the public dialog about the state's civic and economic health. That change has made the foundation the most … more
Providence has the fifth-highest energy burden for low-income households among 48 major U.S. metropolitan areas, according to a report released this week by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy and the Energy Efficiency for All coalition. more
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