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With the days ticking down to summer, marking Block Island's busiest time of year for tourism and commerce, a delayed $107 million utility project has some local businesses worried the island will not be ready for this year's tide of tourists. … more
With a nod to Rhode Island colonists who in 1772 stormed and burned the British ship HMS Gaspee, a new nonprofit advocating for small-business needs is calling itself the Gaspee Business Network. "We needed an organization that effectively … more
Mergers in the health care field, unlike in many other industries, are less about creating more revenue and profits and more about cutting down on losses. Hospitals with rare exceptions are money losers. And with the growing emphasis on … more
Pay to play took on a new meaning recently, when New Shoreham officials asked National Grid PLC to pay "a large sum" of money in exchange for granting a request for a delay in the completion date of the undersea power cable that is being laid to … more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin runs his office like a business – and with 236 employees, it's the largest law firm in the state. Kilmartin, in the fifth year of his term-limited tenure, discusses his views on issues ranging from the … more
BOSTON – One delivery service offers gluten-free marijuana brownies. Another promises a free marijuana-laced lollipop with each order. A third touts trained "caregivers" and delivery until 4 a.m. These marijuana delivery services – the … more
NEW BEDFORD – Southern New England's fading lobster fishery will be subject to a battery of new regulations, possibly closed fishing areas and stricter size standards, to try to save the crustacean's population. The number of adult … more
PROVIDENCE – House Finance Committee Chairman Raymond E. Gallison Jr. resigned from the General Assembly on May 3. WJAR-TV NBC 10 reported Gallison is part of a federal prostitution investigation. Gallison, a Bristol Democrat, … more
A.T. Cross Co. could qualify for up to $1.9 million in state incentives through a move to The Foundry complex in Providence and an expansion of its workforce. more
Three Roger Williams University students helped Coventry leaders create a campaign to promote the town as a tourist destination. more
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