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Social Welfare
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The John E. Fogarty Building. 1968-2017. A procession of kazoo-playing mourners gathered in front of the Rhode Island Convention Center on Friday to honor not a person – but the John E. Fogarty Memorial Building, which is being demolished to make way for a hotel. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 70th among the 100 largest metro areas in the Milken Institute’s 2017 Best Cities for Successful Aging report and index, a collaboration of the Institute’s Center for the Future of Aging and Research Department, released earlier this week. more
(Updated, March 22, 1:24 p.m.) A two-part series by PBN staff writers Mary MacDonald and Eli Sherman on the Providence 6-10 Connector controversy took first place in the Society of American Business Editors and Writers annual Best in Business competition. more
(Updated 3:04 and 3:57 p.m.) “Reckless and unrealistic.” “An assault to our values as Rhode Islanders.” more
In its first round of funding since establishment last year, the state’s inaugural Domestic Violence Prevention Fund awarded a shared total of $179,755 in funding to five projects that aim to prevent dating and domestic violence. more
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
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