Updated November 24 at 4:24pm
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Given it is hurricane season, it is appropriate to ask whether Rhode Islanders are any safer from a hurricane today than they were three years ago when Hurricane Sandy hit. The answer is probably "somewhat safer," given the efforts of … more
The vision of the Centre of New England was grand. It was to be the largest commercial development in Rhode Island, with more retail space than Providence Place mall. The development would span three towns, but was an economic coup for … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked last in New England on the 2015 Competitiveness Report Card from the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity, with an overall grade of D-minus. The report card, which the center said was originally … more
Homelessness in Rhode Island is on the decline, falling 6.6 percent this year, and 13 percent during the period from 2012 to 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. more
Lead paint renovation training is available in December for contractors, do-it-yourself landlords and homeowners, and anyone else who plans to remove paint on houses, schools or daycare facilities applied before 1978. more
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $2.2 million for affordable-housing initiatives for families with low incomes and emergency shelters and services for the homeless in two Rhode Island communities. … more
Block Island has one of the most expensive zip codes in the country, with the median home price at $1,146,042, according to Forbes.com. more
David Salvatore, a Providence City Council member, has been named government affairs director for the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
Central Falls is the most tax-friendly retirement spot in Rhode Island, according to income tax and property taxes paid, SmartAsset said. more
Sean Creegan is an assistant city solicitor for Providence. He heads the Law Department's housing unit and is part of the EveryHome team recently tasked by Mayor Jorge O. Elorza with having the city free of abandoned properties within six … more
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