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BOSTON – Gov. Charlie D. Baker last month signed an executive order creating the Community Compact Cabinet, aimed at elevating his administration’s partnerships with cities and towns in all of the state’s communities. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Labor and Training will receive a $161,417 federal grant to fund a study on best practices for a paid-caregiver-leave program. more
CRANSTON – Rhode Island’s congressional delegation last month announced a $200,000 federal grant for the Rhode Island Parent Information Network. more
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Angel Taveras last week announced a partnership with Goodwill Industries of Rhode Island to divert textiles and clothing from the city’s trash and recycling streams. more
BOSTON – John Hancock Life Insurance Co., along with a subsidiary broker-dealer, last week agreed to refund senior citizens in Massachusetts more than $550,000 to settle allegations that it failed to supervise one if its representatives, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week. more
(Editor’s note: This two-part package is part of a planned series of stories on statewide ballot questions voters will consider.) more
Randall Rosenbaum, executive director for the R.I. State Council on the Arts, says a $35 million “creative and culture economy bond” request voters will be asked to approve on Election Day will more than pay for itself in new jobs and general economic and cultural stimulation. more
Portsmouth is looking to generate income from its municipal Melville Ponds Campground, part of a planned fiscal restructuring to lessen reliance on property taxes. more
With an international team of college students poised to lend their design talents to help Central Falls this past spring, the only missing piece was the right place to put them to work more
PROVIDENCE – Former state Rep. Leonidis Medina was sentenced to 20 years after being found guilty by a jury of misusing an immigrant’s life insurance settlement. He will serve three years with 17 suspended with probation. more
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