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It's easy to see why residents of the poorest of the neighborhoods that the Route 6-10 connector snakes through in Providence have felt forgotten by city and state leaders. More than one-quarter of the residents of the six predominantly … more
Elyse M. Paré, city assessor of Woonsocket, has been elected vice president of the Rhode Island Association of Assessing Officers. She has served as city assessor since 2015, having previously worked for Providence for four years. She is currently … more
There's a political storm brewing in Rhode Island, and coastal residences and businesses could be at risk. At issue is the accuracy of new federal flood maps for Rhode Island adopted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. … more
One thing that Rhode Island's small-business community cannot say is that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has been sitting on her hands when it comes to helping more entrepreneurs be successful (an approach that is in direct opposition to that of her … more
Ann C. Assumpico has been named 13th superintendent of the R.I. State Police. She brings more than 40 years of public-safety and law-enforcement experience to her new role, most recently serving as captain in the R.I. State Police command staff … more
Woonsocket restaurant owner Judy Beauchemin knows all too well how much effort it takes to make a small business work, and how the unexpected can upend the best of ideas. She opened her first family restaurant in 1993, and still remembers … more
Though he has no license, 45-year-old Gustavo Gonzalez routinely drives from Central Falls to his job as a custodial worker in Franklin, Mass. The native of Mexico, one of an estimated 20,000 undocumented immigrants in the state, doesn't … more
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza has named Stephanie Fortunato to serve as director of art, culture and tourism for the city. A graduate of Providence College and Brown University, Fortunato has worked for the city since 2008, most … more
The push is on to make recreational marijuana use legal in Rhode Island. The pro-legalization campaign says it's an economic imperative. The expectation is that a tax-revenue bonanza would help ameliorate the state's persistent budget … more
PROVIDENCE – MassChallenge will receive $100,000 through an Innovation Matching Grant to help Rhode Island create a "powerful innovation brand" and build its reputation as "an ideal state for entrepreneurship." The grant was one of … more
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