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(Updated July 8 to correct information regarding the governor's budget proposal) Nothing in the new state budget appears to be able to help rescue the so-called "Superman Building," the iconic skyscraper in Providence that lost its last tenant in 2013. Where are its advocates? In previous years, when the owner of the … more
One of the justifications for the nearly $200 million extension of the runway at T.F. Green Airport was the important role that the facility currently plays and is expected to play in economic development in the state. But just how important is T.F. … more
As the summer heats up, the political season is cooling down, but it's not all sunny and clear weather going forward. more
Two years ago, a change in military attire led to a deep cut in production at The Brickle Group, the Woonsocket-based manufacturer of berets for military personnel. Following a decision made by a then-commanding general, only the U.S. … more
(Updated, 3:50 p.m.) With each new fiscal year comes a volley of changes to the state’s tax code, and this year is no exception to that rule. One set of taxes among the one dozen changes highlighted by Acting Department of Revenue Director David M. Sullivan in particular has drawn significant attention in the hospitality sector. more
Providence Assistant Fire Chief Scott G. Mello will take over as acting fire chief this month following the mandatory retirement of Chief Clarence A. Cunha, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said on Thursday. more
RISE Prep Mayoral Academy, an “intentionally diverse” college preparatory, public charter school will open with at least 55 kindergartners on Aug. 31, the school announced Thursday. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has named Col. Christopher P. Callahan the next adjutant general of the state, as well as the commanding general of the R.I. National Guard. more
City leaders have proposed a new tax incentive program to spur investment in some of Providence’s poorest neighborhoods. more
(Updated, 1:20 p.m.) The R.I. Public Utilities Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved the elimination of an upfront billing adjustment cost on customers who switch to competitive electricity suppliers, setting the stage for all ratepayers to pick up the difference. more
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