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Lisa J. Raiola is founder and president of Hope & Main in Warren, Rhode Island's first culinary business incubator. She's also vice president of institutional advancement at Roger Williams University. Raiola, who lives in Bristol, conceptualized … more
About 8.3 million people have signed up for health coverage through Obamacare’s U.S.-run shopping markets this year, the U.S. said Tuesday, surpassing last year’s total and signaling good news for hospital and health insurance companies. more
Would people smoke less if cigarettes were sold in plain packages? Early evidence from Australia, which has required them for three years, suggests they might. The plain packs – which prohibit design features and logos such as Marlboro's red and … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's foreclosure inventory rate rose slightly over the year in October to 1.9 percent, but remained above the national rate of 1.2 percent, CoreLogic said last week. The foreclosure inventory rate rose one-tenth of … more
NEWPORT – The Breakers Welcome Center project will move forward after a Newport Superior Court judge last week dismissed all appeals of a Zoning Board decision that approved its construction. Judge Walter Stone decided that none of the … more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week signed an executive order requiring state agencies to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions throughout their facilities. "Developing a strategy that supports a transition to … more
Investors know that there is no such thing as a low-risk, high-gain investment. Which brings us to 38 Studios LLC. More than five years after the state backed $75 million in bonds to bring the video game developer to the Ocean State from up … more
Complicated doesn't begin to describe Vincent A. "Buddy" Cianci Jr. His death last week at 74 gives Providence a new opportunity to examine his tenure in office, although insight is difficult to come by. There was no bigger booster … more
To the Editor: Are you kidding? ("Smart incentive programs start to yield economic fruit for R.I.," Jan. 9, 2016) Do you guys really believe the awarding of a $450,000 tax credit over a 10-year period was the element that precipitated the … more
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