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Why did you select your profession? I knew I wanted to work in providing a safe space for children who didn't have the support to help them through life's challenges. Breaking the chains of abuse, oppression and injustice is part of my job and in my … more
Cash collections climbed 2.1 percent through the first 11 months of the fiscal year, to $3.2 billion compared with $3.1 billion during the same fiscal period a year ago, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Thursday. more
A $476,854 federal Educational Talent Search grant for the Community College of Rhode Island was announced this week by U.S. Sens. Jack F. Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Reps. James R. Langevin and David N. Cicilline. more
General Dynamics Electric Boat, the North Kingstown-based maker and servicer of submarines for the U.S. Navy, is in the midst of a major ramp-up in employment, one that will eventually boost the workforce at its Quonset Business Park facility to … more
JAMESTOWN – The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority raised toll prices on July 18 for E-ZPass customers who fail to mount their transponders correctly. Improperly and unmounted E-ZPass transponders issued by RITBA not only require Newport … more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo attended the National Governor's Association Summer Meeting in Des Moines, Iowa, on July 15, where she spoke of next year's NGA Summer Meeting, which will be hosted in Rhode Island. It is the first time … more
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Administration is implementing a standardized payment policy for general revenue-funded community service grants. The policy, announced in a July 14 press release, standardizes grant payment across the … more
BURRILLVILLE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo walked a fine line between saying she cared about the health and well-being of local residents and her support for natural-gas infrastructure and a new power plant. During the more than two-hour … more
There's a new sheriff in town. Well, not really. But the R.I. Public Transit Authority has hired a private security firm to monitor activity at Kennedy Plaza in Providence, drawing attention from both businesses and advocates. "It's long … more
Editor's note: This is the third of a four-part series exploring how well Rhode Island cities and towns are funding municipal pension and benefit plans and the public-policy ramifications. Leading up to the financial crisis of 2008, cities … more
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