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1How will your experience help you as commission chairman? My experience includes working with many development projects, including office, retail, research and development, hospitality and housing. … As a trustee of the Urban Land … more
PROVIDENCE – Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea has unveiled legislation that aims to strengthen and increase the transparency of Rhode Island's lobbying laws. The Lobbying Reform Act of 2015 would replace existing legislative- and … more
Businesses have long been subsidizing the cost of municipal solid waste in Rhode Island, as municipalities have paid the same rate to dump trash for more than two decades while receiving some of that back from landfill profits. But time is … more
Thousands of streetlights in Rhode Island could be converted to power-sipping LED fixtures, under a new incentive program and a state law that allows communities to acquire their lights. The Ocean State has about 100,000 streetlights, most … more
Two bits of news last week shone a spotlight on the former Interstate 195 land in Providence, and in one case, what was illuminated was not flattering. The good news concerned the submission of a proposal to build a 1 million-square-foot, … more
Bryant University held its 30th World Trade Day last week, and in addition to attracting more than 600 participants (making it the nation's largest such gathering, according to the school), the governors of Rhode Island and Massachusetts held a … more
Hope Global has received a $1.5 million federal grant to help improve its efforts to guard against damaging floods, including raising critical equipment above flood heights. more
During a visit to the Ocean State on Friday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet L. Yellen told hundreds of Rhode Islanders that there are still a number of “economic headwinds” that are slowing the U.S. economy. more
Occupancy in the Warwick’s 16 hotels increased significantly in February, March and April compared with the same time frame last year, according to Mayor Scott Avedisian. more
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is reorganizing the Fire Department in an effort to save money and deal with the city’s financial challenges. more
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