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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
Heavy rain occasionally overwhelms the drainage system at the intersection of Oaklawn and Wilbur avenues, a flood-prone area in the city where the road can flood by a foot of water or more. more
The city is seeking a full-time manager to oversee its EveryHome initiative, which is aimed at rehabilitating abandoned residential houses. more
Hathaway & Barrett Realty LLC has sold a 2,100-square-foot medical office condominium in the Narragansett Medical Building site to Dr. David Chronley. more
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