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Social Welfare
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Development has started on 36 affordable rental apartments and two commercial spaces in the Olneyville neighborhood this month, according to ONE Neighborhood Builders, a nonprofit community development corporation. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $50,000 in grants to seven nonprofit organizations that assist and support the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities of Rhode Island. more
Providence College on Wednesday announced the receipt of a $1 million gift from the estate of Leo Caiafa Jr. to help renovate and expand the school’s science complex, the first major gift made toward the multi-year project, and create the Lucille and Leo Caiafa Jr. Center for Psychological Sciences. more
In the retirement security Olympics, it’s a sweep for northern Europe. Norway, Switzerland and Iceland won the top three spots in Natixis Global Asset Management’s fourth annual ranking, released Tuesday. more
(Updated 9:55 a.m.) Fidelity Charitable on Tuesday announced record-breaking giving for 2016, as grants through the first six months have increased 14 percent to $1.6 billion compared with the same period last year. 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
Rhode Island is the most dangerous state for older drivers, according to a new Caring.com report. more
For the second year in a row, the rural town of Glocester is considered the safest city in the Ocean State. more
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