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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has established the R.I. Outdoor Recreation Council to inform people about the state’s recreational assets and encourage residents to enjoy these spaces. more
Rhode Island firefighters and emergency medical services personnel are encouraged to apply for federal funding through the 2015 Assistance to Firefighters Grant, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said this week. more
How come more people are retiring in their early 20s? Why are middle-age men becoming stay-at-home dads? What’s keeping women out of the workforce other than illness, kids or school? more
Stories about lawsuits, free Dunkin’ Donuts coffee, cybersecurity and the Pawtucket Red Sox were among the most-read news stories on PBN.com in 2015, according to Google Analytics. more
Jobless rates were lower in 322 of the nation’s 387 metropolitan areas in November, including in the Providence-Warwick metro, which saw unemployment fall to 4.9 percent from 6.3 percent in November 2014, according to statistics released by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics this week. more
Seven firms and the Rhode Island Foundation are giving the state $111,000 to streamline state government and eliminate waste. more
Grants totaling $29,678 have been awarded to Portsmouth and the Watch Hill Fire District in Westerly by the state Department of Environmental Management to help fund the removal of abandoned vessels from town waters. more
State general revenue cash collections for fiscal 2016 increased nearly 4 percent through November to $1.4 billion, despite an initial plunge in lottery proceeds associated with the beginning of casino gambling in Massachusetts. more
A CVS Health Corp. spokesman said Wednesday that a San Antonio call center employee was fired after a former employee complained that his private information was inappropriately shared. more
New tax rules intended to ease the financial burden on corporations and individuals take effect Jan. 1, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
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