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MIRIAM HOSPITAL: The Miriam Hospital attains 6th Magnet® designation

The Miriam Hospital has once again attained Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence and now joins just three other U.S. hospitals in receiving the four-year designation six consecutive times.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Trinity Rep Announcing Cancellation of Remainder of 2019-20 Season

Trinity Repertory Company announces that based on the recommendations and policies of local and federal officials and their own commitment to the health and well-being of their community, Trinity Rep has made the difficult decision to cancel performances of their upcoming productions Sweat and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.


The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) would like to remind motorists that beginning Monday, March 23rd, the significant structural rehabilitation project with permanent lane closures will resume on the Newport Pell Bridge.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health to assist with COVID-19 testing

Given our physical presence in communities across the country and ability to reach millions of consumers with innovative, local solutions, we’re in a unique position to help address the COVID-19 pandemic.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Visitation Suspended at Lifespan Hospitals

In light of local cases of COVID-19 and national and international instances of exponential spread of the disease, Lifespan hospitals are further expanding measures to minimize traffic and potential exposure in our hospitals, protecting patients and staff.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Bryant University Announces Appointment of New President

The Bryant University Board of Trustees has announced that after an extensive national search it has appointed distinguished economist and economic development expert Dr. Ross Gittell, Chancellor of the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) since 2012, as the university’s next president.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health announces COVID-19 resources for Aetna members

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced several steps to support Aetna members in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

NEWPORT COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Collaborating with international leaders

This month, I was honored to attend the 58th Session of the Commission for Social Development at the United Nations in New York where international leaders addressed poverty, equality, housing and homelessness.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Walmart Supports St. Pius V School’s Growing Gardeners Club

Walmart is helping children at St. Pius V School learn how to maintain, harvest, and expand a full raised vegetable and flower garden.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Junior Achievement of Rhode Island Receives National Peak Performance Team Award

Junior Achievement USA® (JA) has recognized the staff and board of directors of Junior Achievement of Rhode Island with the 2018-19 Peak Performance Team Award. The Peak Performance Team Award was created to recognize outstanding performance by a local Junior Achievement office team during the past fiscal year.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Hinckley Allen Welcomes Two New Attorneys, Christopher M. Dely and Alicia L. Anthony

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome attorneys Christopher M. Dely in the Litigation group and Alicia L. Anthony in the Trusts & Estates group.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health Announces Upcoming Changes to Board of Directors

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced upcoming changes to its Board of Directors (the "Board").

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health to Offer No-Cost Heart Health Screenings in Support of Women's Heart Health

As part of its continued support of the American Heart Association's (AHA) Go Red for Women movement during American Heart Month, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced it will be offering no-cost "Know Your Numbers" heart health screenings at MinuteClinic, the company's retail medical clinic, on select Thursdays in February.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Allegiant Announces New Nonstop Service from T.F. Green to Myrtle Beach

Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) has announced a new nonstop route to Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) from T.F Green Airport (PVD) beginning June 5, 2020.

STATE OF RHODE ISLAND: DEM: $150,000 in Grants Available to Enhance and Promote Rhode Island-Grown Specialty Crops

The RI Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that $150,000 in farm viability grant funding is available for projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island.

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