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The Council on Elementary and Secondary Education last week selected 26 Rhode Islanders to serve on the Ambassador Design Team, which will write the next five-year strategic plan for elementary and secondary education in the state. more
The city’s next mayor has planned a weekend of events on Jan. 3 to mark his inauguration. more
Rhode Island will soon have the country’s next national park. A project that has been decades in the making, the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park, now only needs the president’s signature. more
Since the R.I. State Police received $45 million in a multistate settlement with Internet search giant Google in the spring of 2012, the department has gotten no shortage of suggestions on how it should spend the money, according to Lt. Col. Karen Pinch. more
PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island last week said it had filed a federal lawsuit against the Providence Police Department for violating the free-speech rights of protesters last year at a fundraiser in Roger Williams Park for then-candidate, now Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo. more
BOSTON – An amendment to a Massachusetts law set to go into effect Jan. 1 could limit small wineries’ abilities to ship directly to retailers, The Boston Globe reported last week. more
BOSTON – An Ohio-based painting company has paid more than $2 million in restitution to settle claims that it violated Massachusetts’ prevailing wage and overtime laws, engaged in unfair business practices and violated the Massachusetts False Claims Act, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week. more
PROVIDENCE – Sen. Leonidas P. Raptakis, D-Coventry, last week called for a study of fire service in Coventry, to determine whether the community should establish one independent fire district or a townwide fire department. more
A task force made up of six state agencies has established an anonymous tip line to report allegations of misclassification of workers as independent contractors instead of as employees. more
It has been nearly three-and-a-half years since Rhode Island was awarded $13.1 million through the federal State Small Business Credit Initiative. more
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