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(Updated 2:12 p.m.) A request for proposals is being sought for a study of McCoy Stadium and the surrounding area by the Pawtucket Red Sox and city and state officials. more
Amid concerns of sliding attendance caused partly by last year’s failed attempt to build a new baseball stadium in Providence, Pawsox owners are trying to make amends with fans and the team’s hometown of Pawtucket. more
(Updated, 5:12 p.m.) The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday filed charges against the R.I. Economic Development Corp. and its bond underwriter Wells Fargo Securities, alleging fraud that stems from a 2010 municipal bond offering to finance the now-defunct video game company 38 Studios LLC. more
In a year marked by a series of disclosures and accusations of sexual assaults of private school students by former and current faculty and staff at schools across the country, East Greenwich's Rocky Hill School chose to turn the public spotlight on … more
Those awaiting the start of the civil suit regarding 38 Studios LLC will have to hold out at least a couple weeks longer, as the start date has been pushed back. more
Despite ending fiscal 2016 with a $10.3 million budgetary surplus, long-term obligations continue to paint a dreary financial picture in Providence. more
Scrawled on a piece of lined paper buried deep among thousands of court documents is a handwritten note: "OK to be bold, but this is as aggressive as we've done." The word "aggressive" is underlined and there's an arrow pointing at … more
The R.I. State Retirement Commission last month decided to cut its roughly $1 billion investment into hedge funds in half, saying the asset has underperformed and cost the state too much in fees over the last five years. The precarious … more
For nearly two decades, Matthew Thomas has served as chief sachem for the roughly 2,400-member Narragansett Indian Tribe based in Charlestown. How much longer he'll continue in that leadership post could now be up to a court to decide. The … more
The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed tantalizingly close to 20,000 points in 2016, a gaudy milestone that, while symbolic, should not by itself encourage investors in the run-up to Inauguration Day and fourth-quarter earnings reports, according to regional wealth managers. more
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