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Providence has yet to see a building boom, but it is attracting several developers of hotel properties. The city has about 2,500 hotel rooms, most of them downtown, divided among full-service hotels, boutique hotels and small … more
The more that wellness is studied, the more it is clear that physical activity is just as important as healthy eating for superior outcomes. So it is no coincidence that in four of the five photos on the cover of this year's Healthiest Employers … more
BOSTON – A Massachusetts company wants to offer the first private passenger rail line in the nation in more than 30 years, The Associated Press reported this month. Boston Surface Railroad Co. is planning a commuter rail line that would … more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie D. Baker last week filed legislation to establish a "long-term, market-predictable, sustainable framework" for solar development in Massachusetts. According to a statement, the legislation looks to reduce costs to … more
PROVIDENCE – The state has reached a final agreement with SEIU District 1199 New England regarding family child care providers who are a part of Rhode Island's Child Care Assistance Program, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced this month. … more
PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, along with 10 other attorneys general and the city of New York, are lobbying the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in support of final rules from the Obama administration that would, for the … more
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded $17.2 million in grants to fund dozens of programs throughout Rhode Island in the first half of 2015 – the highest amount in recent years. Dozens of nonprofits received grants through … more
The Aquidneck Land Trust raised $215,000 for conservation efforts and celebrated 25 years on July 25 at its 2015 Annual Fiesta Verde. more
(Updated, 5 p.m., Aug. 21) At 6.1 for every 1,000 live births, the infant mortality rate in the United States ranks No. 26 in the world, below many countries in Europe, according to 2010 data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It would seem that an … more
Executive director of the Providence Rescue Mission discusses the role of the nonprofit in helping those in need. more
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