At the early age of 13, Ian Bick would skip classes at the local middle school to sell soda and candy to other kids at Rogers Park.
Fri Dec 20, 2013
The San Diego Union-Tribune
New Scripps director seeks more professors
Margaret Leinen, Ph.D. who is the director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, meets with Birch Aquarium staff members on Wednesday in San Diego, California.
Rhode Island tabs UCF assistant Fleming football coach
The University of Rhode Island announced the hiring of Central Florida defensive coordinator Jim Fleming as its new head football coach on Friday.
RI Council 94 Clothes the Homeless this Holiday Season
Rhode Island Council 94 helped to ensure that the state's homeless population stays warm this holiday season by collecting hundreds of donated clothing items as parts its "Have A Heart" drive, which culminated on Wednesday.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
Washington Trust promotes four
Westerly-based Washington Trust Co. announced four new promotions Wednesday of residents from the region, including two bank vice presidents.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
The Providence Journal
Small Business Development Center to have new home at URI
The U.S. Small Business Administration is awarding a $574,667 matching grant to the University of Rhode Island to host the Small Business Development Center, which has been in limbo since the spring with no clear idea where the center would be located next year.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
The Narragansett Times
URI Honors Colloquium features Finnish educator Sahlberg
Competition, standardization, test-based accountability, school choice, and viewing education as industry, these are the five symptoms of the Global Education Reform Movement or "GERMs" according to Pasi Sahlberg, Finnish educator, scholar and author who spoke Tuesday at the University of Rhode Island.
Mom juggles job, 3 teens
At work, she is a high-achieving executive managing 200 employees. At home, she co-manages a family unit that includes three very active teenagers.
Pitts, Gallo, Honored by CCRI as 'Champions' for Changing Lives
Two local residents with ties to government, business and education were recently honored by the CCRI Foundation at its seventh annual "Changing Lives Celebration."
Sun Dec 15, 2013
'Cece' Lynch named top nurse at LGH
Cecelia "Cece" Lynch has been named vice president of patient care services and chief nurse executive at Lowell General Hospital.
Cape Cod Times
Westport author was hand-picked to pen Mailer biography
When Fall River-born J. Michael Lennon was a student at Somerset High School in the late 1950s, he fell in love with the writings of longtime Cape resident and acclaimed author Norman Mailer.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
a Few Minutes with ... Kam Ng
Kam Ng took the helm at LITE in July 2012 after having served 30 years for the U.S. Department of Defense as a deputy director of research at the Office of Naval Research.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Lamar Odom "Deeply Saddened" by Khloe Kardashian Filing for Divorce, but "He Knew It Was Coming"
Lamar Odom wasn't surprised, but that doesn't make Khlo Kardashian 's decision to go through with ending their marriage after four years any less upsetting.
AATCC launches new peer-reviewed 'Journal of Research'
The peer-reviewed scientific articles previously published in AATCC Review, AATCC's award-winning magazine, will now be published in the online AATCC Journal of Research.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
3 deaths from heart inflammation caused by Lyme
A tick collected on field trip led by University of Rhode Island professor Thomas Mather, a tick-borne disease expert.
Blankenship Takes the Reigns at Oaklawn Branch
The Cranston Public Library announced that Stefanie Blankenship has been appointed branch librarian at the Oaklawn Branch.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
DEM captures snowy owl in Providence
A state environmental police officer captured the owl on Allens Avenue. The state Department of Environmental Management said someone reported seeing it near a highway.
10 states where college is most expensive
In the current school year, the average cost of tuition and fees at a public, four-year institution for an in-state student is $8,093.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Khloe Kardashian: As Lamar drifts away, she faces painful decision
We know that Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom went to marriage counseling together and that she still has feelings for him.
The Block Island Times
New Construction in Kingston $399,000
New Construction! Desirable 3 bedroom colonial by Sweenor Builders. Exceptional quality and design.