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Business success never happened because an enterprise sat around waiting for it to happen. So why should Rhode Island follow the same path? That is the essence of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's message to the state's citizens, but it must be heard … more
Dr. Michael Fine resigned in March as director of the R.I. Department of Health without seeing his dream of neighborhood health stations spread across the state come to fruition. But neither the intriguing idea nor Fine's pursuit of the dream are … more
It didn't generate the big headlines that Deepwater Wind does, but last week National Grid rolled out the details of a renewable energy project that could have an impact on the state's energy situation even more quickly than the offshore-wind-power … more
As Rhode Island looks to reinvigorate its economy, the vibrancy of its startup community becomes more and more important. The state does not have a large trove of treasure to use to entice large corporations to come here. And while the … more
Take a moment to examine this week's cover. That's right, all that red you see represents surface parking lots in Providence's downtown. To all those people who over the years have complained that there isn't enough parking in the city, the response … more
Isn't it time that some serious effort is spent on fixing our roads and bridges, before deferred maintenance and outdated bridges lead to a tragedy of major proportions? Not possible? Just ask the citizens of Minnesota, where the 2007 … more
Providence's new mayor, Jorge O. Elorza, may not have inherited a "Category 5 Hurricane" budget situation, as his predecessor, Angel Taveras famously said a few weeks into his tenure. But Mr. Elorza does not have time to stop and smell the roses, … more
Requiring utility customers to pay charges beyond the cost of the service they are paying for can be problematic. Too many individuals and businesses find themselves just barely making ends meet. But one such program is returning both … more
First, let's make clear that the Pawtucket Red Sox are leaving Rhode Island if the team doesn't move to the former Interstate 195 land along the Providence River in the Capital City. So with Pawtucket's loss already a sunk and unknowable cost, let's … more
Last week the Rhode Island Foundation handed out the fourth round of its Innovation Fellowships, a program funded by Letitia and John Carter. The winners of this year's so-called "genius" grants, which award $300,000 to each project over … more
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