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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is open to the idea of allowing a referendum on the legalization of recreational marijuana. more
A 15-acre, oceanfront property sold for $4.75 million recently, the highest sale recorded in the past three years on Block Island, according to Lila Delman Real Estate International, which represented both buyer and seller. more
(Updated, 4:48 p.m.) Pointing to the currency crisis in Europe and China’s economic slowdown, Rhode Island’s general treasurer says volatility in the financial markets contributed to the 0.28 percent loss on the state’s pension investments last year. more
(Updated, 1:45 p.m., Nov. 14) The recently completed Trans-Pacific Partnership has benefits for Rhode Island businesses and communities as it will eliminate all foreign import taxes on industrial and consumer goods, according to the U.S. Commercial Service. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday defended her track record of attracting outside businesses to Rhode Island, saying her efforts are ongoing and that results take time. more
Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport rose 3.3 percent in May, to 324,393 from 314,068 in May 2015, the R.I. Airport Corporation said Tuesday. more
The Rhode Island Foundation awarded eight grants totaling $78,280 to fund individual projects in towns across Rhode Island on Thursday. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren moved more firmly into the camp of hawkish policy makers, warning that waiting too long to raise interest rates threatened to overheat the U.S. economy and could risk financial stability. more
A largely vacant, five-story office building in downtown Providence could be converted beginning this summer to 44 micro-loft apartments with ground-level retail, under a proposal advanced by property owner Case Mead Assoc. LLC. more
In his first ever state-of-the-city address, second-year Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Tuesday talked broadly about his first-year accomplishments and mapped out his future goals in a city he says is poised for economic growth but also facing financial challenges. more
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