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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
To renovate, rebuild or move on? Those are the questions Rhode Island, Pawtucket and the Pawtucket Red Sox face after Pendulum Studio II LLC completed a feasibility study of what to do with McCoy Stadium. 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
As Providence looks to the General Assembly for more financial support, it's important to set a few ground rules. 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
Could Amazon.com Inc. customers help pay for tuition-free college in Rhode Island? Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's office isn't saying that's the anticipated funding source for her spending plan to pay tuition costs for in-state students attending … 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
As state regulators continue to mull whether to permit a 1,000-megawatt power plant in Burrillville, questions about its need are again being raised following a recent auction. On Feb. 6, ISO New England, the regional grid operator, held … more
Employees get sick. This is a fact of life and business. But in Rhode Island, 41.5 percent of private-sector employees do not have access to paid sick time. So, they risk losing their jobs when they fall ill, or are caring for children or … 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
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