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(Updated, 12:51 p.m., 4:28 p.m.) The Conservation Law Foundation is suing the town of Johnston, saying it has no legal right to purchase water from Providence and resell it to a proposed power plant in Burrillville. more
The Addiction Policy Forum, a national nonprofit organization that seeks to elevate addiction awareness, recently announced that Anchor ED, a program of The Providence Center, will be featured in the forum’s Focus on Innovation, highlighting innovative programs across the country that contribute to a comprehensive addiction strategy. more
Airbnb said on Thursday that Rhode Island’s 1,300 active hosts made more than $12 million in supplemental income last year by welcoming approximately 69,000 visitors to the Ocean State, a 97 percent year-over-year increase in inbound guests. more
In a move to further integrate the arts into its curriculum, Brown University will launch its Brown Arts Initiative beginning with a two-day symposium March 3 and 4 centered on arts and the environment. more
On Jan. 29, Balise Toyota hosted Billy Gilman, famed singer and Hopkinton native, for a meet and greet and autograph signing session to benefit Hasbro Children’s Hospital. more
Three people with paralysis used the BrainGate brain-computer interface to type on a screen with unprecedented speed and accuracy, Brown University reported. more
A year ago, the Federal Reserve was forced to back away from its earlier projection for four interest-rate increases in 2016. This year, everyone’s coming around to the Fed’s view. more
Citing Annals of Internal Medicine data that found physicians spend approximately 50 percent of their time on administrative tasks and only 27 percent of their time engaging with patients, the Hospital Association of Rhode Island’s most recent Tracking Trends newsletter asserts that regulations are unduly burdening hospitals and other health care entities. more
Job openings rose more than projected in March, a sign the U.S. labor market was still strong toward the end of the first quarter. more
A Victorian-era house at 46 Nayatt Road, overlooking Narragansett Bay, sold recently for $1.48 million, according to Residential Properties Ltd. more
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