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The power of environmental protection and green projects has now been widely recognized as an invaluable economic driving force. It has been decades in coming, but the perceived gap between the needs of business and those concerned with natural … more
Rhode Islanders face seven ballot questions this year, and few of them are simple to endorse or reject. Question 1 Does the state need to replace the diminishing asset that is Newport Grand? Absolutely. And the proposal by Twin … more
Voters on Tuesday approved $227.5 million in bonds, funding housing creation, expansion of veterans services, construction of a new innovation center affiliated with the University of Rhode Island, improvements at the ports of Davisville and Providence, and parks and recreation upgrades, according to results posted on ri.gov. more
(Updated, 4:37 p.m.) Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport increased 1.6 percent to 337,336 in August over a year ago, according to the R.I. Airport Corp. With that gain, total passenger traffic at the state’s only commercial airport has increased 2.7 percent through the first eight months of the year to 2,428,374. more
(Updated, 1 p.m.) The R.I. Commerce Corp. on Monday announced it has agreed to a $2.5 million proposed settlement with Curt Schilling and several other defendants in the 38 Studios lawsuit. more
Dr. Alan Morrison, a cardiologist at the Providence VA Medical Center, recently was awarded $50,000 for a one-year pilot project through Ocean State Research Institute to study aortic heart valves’ thickening and hardening, according to a statement from the Providence VA Medical Center. more
Wealth management advisers are closely monitoring President-elect Donald J. Trump’s post-election messaging to see what impact he might have on the marketplace. more
Problem: With one of the highest violent crime rates in the state, according to FBI statistics, the Central Falls Working Cities team has identified Sylvian Street as the epicenter of such problems. Absentee landlords, migratory tenants and a … more
The Newport, Westerly and Providence school systems were named Monday as the initial districts in Rhode Island for the P-Tech initiative, designed to allow public school students to receive workplace training and a community college education while attending high school. more
Prisoners can be counted in population totals for determining a voting district, even though they can’t cast ballots in the place where they’re being held. more
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