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WOONSOCKET – A Senate bill would restore Mount St. Charles Academy's tax-exempt status, but city officials are pushing back. Councilman Garrett Mancieri is asking fellow council members to pass a formal resolution to block the measure, … more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie D. Baker announced his administration will reduce the assessment employers pay to the state on workers' compensation insurance policies by .05 percent in an attempt to offer companies tax relief. For fiscal 2016, … more
WOONSOCKET – RISE Prep Mayoral Academy, an "intentionally diverse" college preparatory, public charter school will open with at least 55 kindergartners on Aug. 31, the school announced. The new school, approved by the R.I. Department of … more
A key Providence City Council committee approved a standardized plan for tax incentives for the former Interstate 195 lands on Thursday, amending the proposal to include property in the Capital Center development district under the same terms. more
Fresh off a successful June 24 opening, Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville, Mass., is banking on its newness in the marketplace as nearby rival Twin River in Lincoln touts its regional niche. "We're a lot more than a slots parlor, which … more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie D. Baker's administration this month filed legislation to diversify the state's energy portfolio through the procurement of cost-effective hydropower generation. According to a statement, the legislation will … more
PVDFest, Rhode Island’s signature outdoor art festival, is returning for a second year June 2 through 5, bringing four days of art, food and music to Providence’s streets. more
The R.I. Resource Recovery Corp. will launch the second phase of its anti-contamination campaign this week to teach residents how to recycle smarter. more
The R.I. Emergency Management Agency and the town of Bristol will host a joint press conference on Wednesday to announce the implementation of CodeRED, an emergency notification system designed to deliver critical communications to the state’s residents. more
With a median age of 44.3, Bristol County is the oldest county in Rhode Island, and with a median age of 37.2, Providence County is the youngest, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. more
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