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I’ve enjoyed listening to you regale me with our rich history, Old Rhody. Birthed more than 350 years ago as a “lively experiment” in religious freedom? You owned it! You were a “rocker” 300 years before the rocker phenomenon. That’s what makes this so difficult. more
Is Providence better off than it was 20 years ago? more
It’s not surprising that businesses facing the bill for a $40 million Blackstone River toxic-waste cleanup consider the federal Superfund project overkill. more
The number of vacant, foreclosed buildings in tiny Central Falls has declined significantly, from over 300 at the height of the Great Recession to 20 or so today. more
BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick has announced $2.5 million in funding opportunities for so-called “clean energy” companies across the state, while highlighting a new partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Project Agency. more
The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence is a partnership of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the state of Maryland, and the county of Montgomery, Md., where the center is located in Rockville. Its goal is to … more
A large European energy company has agreed to purchase the development rights for federal water off the Massachusetts coast, a site it estimates could accommodate more than 1,000 megawatts produced from offshore wind. more
Legislators on Wednesday approved a $38.1 billion state budget for fiscal 2016 which they said emphasizes economic growth, support for residents most in need and reform of the state’s transportation system. more
Something remarkable happened in the recently concluded legislative session. For the first time in a long time, the governor's budget initiatives weren't dead on arrival. And a flood of new resources is being pumped into economic-development … more
A Massachusetts judge has upheld the state's earned sick-time law, which allows workers at all employers to earn up to 40 hours paid or unpaid sick time for every year worked, Boston Business Journal reported last week. Passed by 60 percent … more
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