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James M. Speltz is the new president of Luxury Brand Holdings, Inc., the parent of Ross-Simons and Sidney Thomas fine jewelry announced on Monday.

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Commerce RI approves $12.7M in incentives for three Prov. projects

The R.I. Commerce Corp. authorized state incentives for three companies on Monday that promise to rehabilitate vacant office buildings and build new housing, create high-salaried, high-tech jobs or … 12 hours ago

Breakers’ welcome center moves forward

The R.I. Supreme Court has ruled that the Newport Zoning Board’s approval of a welcome center at The Breakers mansion does not require further review, allowing construction on the center to begin. Yesterday at 4:35 PM

National Grid proposes lower rates

Rhode Island ratepayers could pay less for electricity this summer, as the state’s largest utility has proposed lowering rates beginning April 1. Yesterday at 3:01 PM

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Is Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s plan to make two years of public university education free for Rhode Island natives good public policy?
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Patrick B. McAssey is a newly elected partner of BlumShapiro in Rhode Island. McAssey, a certified public accountant, joined the firm in 2013 through a merger with Sullivan & Co., and was elected to …
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Is Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s plan to make two years of public university education free for Rhode Island natives good public policy?