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The Slater Technology Fund has invested $50,000 in local water technology company HMSolution Inc. The company, co-founded by Brown University graduate and CEO Margaret Lengerich, has created technology designed to remove eight of the most common heavy metals in drinking water at a cost lower than traditional filtration methods more
The U.S. just completed its first offshore wind farm, with 30 megawatts of capacity off the coast of Rhode Island, and has laid out a plan to reach 86,000 megawatts by 2050, almost enough to power the U.K. more
The Providence Board of Licenses is not serving the people at an acceptable required standard and significant changes are necessary. That’s according to former R.I. Attorney General Jeffrey Pine, who was commissioned by the Providence City Council in March to review the embattled city board. more
July was a “pleasant surprise” as economic growth measured by University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro’s current conditions index jumped 16 percentage points from June. more
U.S. stocks fell in the worst selloff since Britain voted to leave the European Union, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling almost 400 points after a Federal Reserve official signaled more willingness to raise interest rates. more
(Updated 4:25 p.m.) A statewide commemoration to honor the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will be held Sunday at 8:30 a.m. in the Bell Area at the Statehouse. more
A tax return preparer who worked at a city firm has admitted to preparing false individual income tax returns for clients, U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha said Friday. more
In another blow to Samsung Electronics Co.’s new Note 7 smartphone, aviation regulators in several countries are advising against turning on or charging the device on airline flights because its batteries can catch fire and explode. more
(Updated 2:07 p.m.) DesignxRI will present lifetime achievement and emerging designer awards to four local designers, one posthumously, during its Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Sept. 22 as part of its third annual Design Week RI celebration. more
Jamia R. McDonald will leave her position as acting director of the state Department of Children, Youth and Families, and a national search will be conducted to find a replacement. more
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