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Businesses have long been subsidizing the cost of municipal solid waste in Rhode Island, as municipalities have paid the same rate to dump trash for more than two decades while receiving some of that back from landfill profits. But time is …

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LED conversions could brighten town finances

Thousands of streetlights in Rhode Island could be converted to power-sipping LED fixtures, under a new incentive program and a state law that allows communities to acquire their lights. The … 3 days ago

5Q: Joseph F. Azrack

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A lost decade for R.I. condo sales

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Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment for April dropped to 6.1 percent, two-tenths of a percentage point lower than it was in March, according to data released Thursday by the R.I. …
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