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Rhode Islander Gaynor confirmed to lead FEMA

Rhode Islander Gaynor confirmed to lead FEMA

The former head of the Providence and Rhode Island Emergency Management agencies was confirmed Monday by the Senate as Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  MORE

DCYF critic, diagnosed with cancer, speaks out on troubled agency

DCYF critic, diagnosed with cancer, speaks out on troubled agency

By Steve Klamkin WPRO News A man who says he was abused as a child in the care of Rhode Island’s child welfare agency nearly two decades ago is renewing his fight to improve the agency, after being diagnosed with a likely fatal illness. Nicholas Alahverdian says he was assaulted, beaten and raped and sent…MORE

Providence capital plan proposes $222 million in spending

Providence capital plan proposes $222 million in spending

By Steve Klamkin WPRO News A five-year capital improvement plan calling for improvements to city roads, sidewalks, parks, recreation centers and other public facilities was signed by Mayor Jorge Elorza on Thursday, who said it calls for spending $222 million in throughout all parts of the city. Elorza said that after inheriting a deficit, the…MORE

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