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Lara D’Antuono joined Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick in 1994 as the organization’s child care director. She advanced to the position of development director before being named executive director in 2000. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – While Rhode Island's economy ended the year with positive momentum, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro isn't convinced the state is on a permanent road to recovery. Lardaro's Current Conditions Index … more
One of the state's leading restaurant rows is enjoying a resurgence. Main Street in East Greenwich as a dining destination has been well-established since the restaurant boom started in the 1990s. There are no fewer than four new … more
PROVIDENCE – The capital city was ranked the No. 3 Best Small City for a Filmmaker in North America by Moviemaker Magazine, which recently released its 17th annual list of "Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker 2017," the R.I. Film & TV … more
State regulators on Thursday voted down two motions to dismiss Invenergy LLC’s request to build a controversial gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, and signaled a final decision isn't likely coming any time soon. more
The R.I. Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission has awarded $57,900 over six grants to local historic-preservation programs. Four communities will receive the funds to support a variety of activities. more
Mark S. Hayward, the Rhode Island district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will serve as a temporary senior adviser to Linda E. McMahon, confirmed by Congress on Tuesday to head the federal agency. more
(Updated, 5:22 p.m.) SoftBank Group Corp. is buying alternative-asset manager Fortress Investment Group LLC – the manager of Providence Journal parent company New Media Investment Group – for $3.3 billion in cash to operate alongside the Japanese company’s soon-to-be-established technology investment fund. more
(Updated: 3:50 p.m.) As Congress tosses the hot potato of Obamacare repeal promises from hand to hand in Washington, health insurers, doctors and hospitals in Rhode Island worry about the effects of lost benefits and are focused on maintaining improved care and coverage that predates the Affordable Care Act. more
Aetna Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Bertolini escalated his criticism of the Affordable Care Act, saying Obamacare’s markets are nearing failure as premiums climb and healthier individuals drop out. more
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