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Thousands of streetlights in Rhode Island could be converted to power-sipping LED fixtures, under a new incentive program and a state law that allows communities to acquire their lights. The Ocean State has about 100,000 streetlights, most … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, who was sworn in today as Rhode Island’s first female governor, announced the names and titles of individuals who will work in her office. more
Officials are warning Rhode Islanders to brace for a blizzard, expected to hit Monday night and last through Wednesday morning. more
Making the Rhode Island economy grow and produce bountiful, high-paying jobs are the top priorities of every candidate for governor in 2014. more
(Updated 3:12 p.m.) Former HealthSource RI director Christine C. Ferguson was arrested over the weekend by police for allegedly procuring alcohol for a minor. more
The phrase “public school teacher” conjures myriad conflicting images and memories, depending on our personal experiences. more
As we think about the qualities and characteristics that we want in our next commissioner of education, we also need to think about the important policy decisions to be made that will guide public education in Rhode Island. I encourage all of us, … more
A new assessment on health care premiums for individuals and businesses included in Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s fiscal 2016 budget is expected to generate $11.2 million annually, money that will be used to fund HealthSource RI’s budget, its director said Wednesday. more
(Updated 2:20 and 4:17 p.m.) Two companies have submitted plans for a large-scale, mixed-use life-sciences project on two parcels of the former Interstate 195 land, initiating what could be the first movement toward an innovation district, government and business officials said. more
(Updated, 3:44 p.m.) The state Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposed electricity rate increase, which will be divvied up as a monthly rate hike throughout the year for residential customers, while a 10 percent deferral is slated for commercial customers. more
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