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PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is reorganizing the Fire Department in an effort to save money and deal with the city's financial challenges. Elorza announced the plan last month after he unveiled a report the city commissioned by PFM … more
PROVIDENCE – Robert Ballard, professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island and world-renowned oceanic archaeologist, told the Rhode Island House last month that state funding is needed for the university's Graduate School of … more
BOSTON – Attorney General Maura Healey last month launched her office's Community Engagement Division, a first-of-its-kind division which will bring the office and its work into neighborhoods and communities across the state. The first … more
Providence officials have been developing standardized tax-stabilization agreements that could help two projects targeted for parcels on former Interstate 195 land move forward. But state officials may not be willing to wait for the city to finish … more
1 As WaterFire's new board chairwoman, what are your top three priorities for the nonprofit? First, to plan, fund and execute the renovation of the building at 475 Valley St. [in Providence] as the WaterFire Arts Center, to qualify for the … more
The picture is bleak, as it so often is when the subject is Rhode Island's economic health. The latest study by the Associated General Contractors of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows the Ocean State ranked No. 49 among the 50 states and … more
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is quoted in this issue of PBN saying that developers should invest in the city even if there is not a standardized tax stabilization agreement approach in place. The words, while seeming to encourage developers to … more
Home-care providers for the elderly say hiring and retaining certified nursing assistants have become more difficult as patient needs increase and Medicaid reimbursement rates have been flat. VNS Home Health Services, a nonprofit that is … more
Approximately 103 acres of land on Prudence Island known as the “Little Property” will be purchased with a $412,500 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to protect it from future development. more
The governor said he was never told that Boston’s bid for the 2024 summer Olympics included plans to use an expanded convention center in South Boston, the Boston Business Journal reported. more
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