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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
Sally Dowling has been appointed to the Judicial Nominating Commission and has been designated as chair, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Four city restaurants owned and operated by Andrew Mitrelis underpaid 17 servers and kitchen employees, a violation of the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. more
President Barack Obama has plans to expand workers’ entitlement to overtime pay. The move may be good politics - putting Republicans in an awkward position and making nice with Democrats opposed to his free-trade agenda. more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded brownfields grants to Attleboro, New Bedford and Taunton. more
The city has begun reviewing a two-tiered proposal for standardized agreements for tax incentives in the Interstate 195 redevelopment district, including a 20-year phase-in of property taxes for five companies that propose projects of at least $50 million. more
Haven demand sparked by the crisis in Greece isn’t proving enough to prevent Treasuries from heading for their first quarterly loss since 2013 with the Federal Reserve poised to raise interest rates this year. more
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