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More than $1 million in federal grants were announced Tuesday to support the arts and expand cultural education opportunities in the state. more
The governor’s proposed truck toll plan, RhodeWorks, would generate substantial long-term funding for transportation projects, but may not provide enough revenue in the short term, the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council said Wednesday. more
In 1992, justices of the Rhode Island Supreme Court declared unanimously that prior to the Ethics Commission, “widespread breaches of trust, cronyism, impropriety and other violations of ethical tandards decimated the public’s trust in government.” The 1986 Constitutional Convention passed an extraordinary Ethics in Government Amendment, and the people approved. more
The R.I. Department of Revenue is moving to terminate the receivership of the Central Coventry Fire District as of Oct. 1 and plans to leave the district with a plan to improve its fiscal stability, Acting Director of Revenue David M. Sullivan said Friday. more
Last week Nabsys Inc. shut its doors, costing approximately 40 people their jobs and investors about $50 million. That's the nature of the beast in the high-risk biotech field. But by some of the reaction to the company's failure, it is … more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie D. Baker recently met with the Massachusetts Medical Society and the deans from four of the state's medical schools to discuss methods to combat opioid abuse in the state. According to a news release, the meeting … more
The Rhode Island Manufacturers Association will host a business networking reception on Sept. 24 in celebration of Rhode Island Manufacturing Week and Manufacturing Day. more
A new linear park recently was completed on the Washington Bridge between Providence and East Providence, providing a link from India Point Park to the popular East Bay Bike Path. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s RhodeWorks plan was passed by the House of Representatives, after a long session Wednesday night. more
A Dallas company that had proposed to develop private student apartments on a 1.25-acre parcel in the I-195 redevelopment district has withdrawn its interest, according to the redevelopment commission. more
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