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Rhode Island has an extended deadline to submit its application for a FEMA disaster declaration for the January blizzard. more
Rhode Island has implemented tools to help at-risk students and also has created a statewide model for teacher evaluations, just two of numerous accomplishments achieved in compliance with the $75-million Race to the Top grant awarded in 2010. more
(Updated 1:20, 1:42, 3:45 and 5:19 p.m.) One of the new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox said the plan is to call the team the “Rhode Island Red Sox” and move it from Pawtucket to the former Interstate 195 land on the Providence River. more
Roofs continue to collapse under record snow across the Boston area, most over warehouses and barns, as the latest weekend storm brings three to five inches of snow, topped off by up to a half-inch of rain in some areas. more
Rhode Island will receive $10.2 million in federal funds to expand the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program. Originally created as part of the Affordable Care Act, the federal funds are designed to help at-risk families voluntarily receive home visits from nurses, social workers and trained parent educators to improve health, child development and school readiness, according to a release from Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Two new state government appointees will focus on economic development efforts at the Rhode Island Commerce Corp. Stefan Pryor, the new commerce secretary, has appointed Darin Early as chief operating officer and Daniel Jennings as senior economic development adviser. more
(Updated, 12:55 p.m.) Santander Bank has reached an agreement to change the way it screens applicants of checking and savings accounts amid concerns the current practice is slanted against low-income consumers. more
Rhode Island’s homeless population declined for the second year in a row in 2014. more
The state on Thursday named six multi-disciplinary teams as winners of more than $814,000 in collaborative research grant awards focusing on marine sciences. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Labor and Training has referred a complaint involving possible employee criminal conduct to the state police for investigation. more
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