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For Newport Grand, 2015 could be the year the slots parlor pivots between subsistence and a grander metamorphosis befitting its name. Even those closest to the casino, which a developer says … more
Rhode Island will receive $10.2 million in federal funds to expand the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program. Originally created as part of the Affordable Care Act, the federal funds are designed to help at-risk families voluntarily receive home visits from nurses, social workers and trained parent educators to improve health, child development and school readiness, according to a release from Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Two new state government appointees will focus on economic development efforts at the Rhode Island Commerce Corp. Stefan Pryor, the new commerce secretary, has appointed Darin Early as chief operating officer and Daniel Jennings as senior economic development adviser. more
A company that has proposed a $50 million student apartment building on the first parcel under contract in the former Interstate 195 lands has received a one-month extension to secure an agreement for tax incentives with the city. more
1What is the top priority educators need to focus on in terms of getting high school students ready for the workforce? Educators must focus on preparing and delivering challenging coursework that … more
Funding for Medicaid, a constantly shifting cost shared by the state and federal governments, is a balancing act state policy analysts say is critical to Rhode Island’s economic health. In a … more
A company that has proposed to develop a 1.25-acre site on the former Interstate 195 land for student apartments has asked for more time to complete its review of the property and obtain a tax incentive agreement through the city. more
The 2015 snow storms have claimed their first public transportation victim – Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority General Manager Beverly Scott has resigned, according to the Boston Globe. more
The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner Tuesday night at Twin River and attendees got more than they have come to expect when a political campaign event broke out. more
Rhode Island woke up on New Year’s Day 2015 with a groaning hangover from years of wallowing in bad economic news. Standing by the bedside was an energetic, dark-haired woman holding a spoon and big, old-fashioned medicine bottle. How bad would it taste? more
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