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The façade of the former Providence National Bank building was supposed to have been incorporated into a new high rise, a luxury condominium tower for downtown Providence that never materialized after the economy soured. It now fronts a … more
BOSTON – Mass. Gov. Charlie D. Baker last month filed legislation that would establish a statewide regulatory framework for ride-share transportation-network companies such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar. Dubbed "An Act Establishing Department … more
Isn't it time that some serious effort is spent on fixing our roads and bridges, before deferred maintenance and outdated bridges lead to a tragedy of major proportions? Not possible? Just ask the citizens of Minnesota, where the 2007 … more
The General Assembly has begun hearings on Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's proposed $8.63 billion budget for fiscal 2016. Her office describes it as a "forward-looking, balanced budget proposal rooted in the belief that every hardworking person deserves the … more
BOSTON – Attorney General Maura Healey last week announced she has filed draft regulations to implement a new law that will provide nearly 1 million more employees in Massachusetts access to sick leave. The regulations support the Earned … more
Providence Schools Superintendent Susan Lusi announced Friday she will resign at the end of the school year, according to Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s office. A search for a replacement will begin immediately. more
The federal government has awarded Rhode Island more than $1 million to help fund family violence prevention providers. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s working group to “reinvent Medicaid” on Thursday delivered a report containing proposals to cut $91.1 million from the state program, largely at the expense of hospitals and nursing homes. more
The proposed minor league baseball stadium will generate a peak traffic count of 1,800 vehicle trips an hour, when visitors arrive for the games or events, but will not tip surrounding intersections into failure, according to an analysis prepared for the team’s owners. more
An audit of the city’s financial reports revealed gross revenues exceeded budget expectations by $3.1 million, driven by collections of interest, state aid, licenses and fees, grant income and other sources according to a statement from Mayor Scott Avedisian. more
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