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Social Welfare
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The Newport Historical Society is asking for essay submissions from Rhode Island 10th-graders on the subject of current events in Rhode Island. Winners will receive Saturday matinee tickets to see “Hamilton: An American Musical.” more
In celebration of its 40th anniversary, Save the Bay has made it possible for those who previously could not participate in The Swim, the annual trek from Newport to Jamestown, to take part virtually. more
In its just concluded fiscal year the Providence Athenaeum raised $243,473 from 582 donors, breaking records as well as surpassing goals for both categories. Their dual goals were $240,000 and 525 donors. more
Providence is the third most charming state capital, just four months after being named America’s 12th most charming small city. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed eight bills into law aimed to help curb the opioid crisis at a ceremony Tuesday at Bridgemark Addiction Recovery Services. more
Citizens Bank and WJAR-TV NBC 10 has named Newport County Women’s Resource Center a “2016 Champion in Action,” awarding it $35,000 in unrestricted funding, media coverage and promotional and volunteer support, according to a press release. more
Rhode Island is the most dangerous state for older drivers, according to a new Caring.com report. more
American employers lose about $226 billion annually due to health care expenses and health-related losses in productivity, according to a statement from Southcoast Health, and employers face $12.7 billion in annual medical premiums for one increasingly problematic health issue – obesity. What’s an employer to do? more
For the second year in a row, the rural town of Glocester is considered the safest city in the Ocean State. more
Seventy-five incarcerated men and women in Rhode Island’s Adult Correctional Institutions have participated in the inaugural year of College Unbound’s Prison Bridge Program, designed to help inmates receive their bachelor’s degree so that once released they will have a smoother transition into society. more
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