The John E. Fogarty Building. 1968-2017. A procession of kazoo-playing mourners gathered in front of the Rhode Island Convention Center on Friday to honor not a person – but the John E. Fogarty Memorial Building, which is being demolished to make way for a hotel.
(Updated, March 22, 1:24 p.m.)
A two-part series by PBN staff writers Mary MacDonald and Eli Sherman on the Providence 6-10 Connector controversy took first place in the Society of American Business Editors and Writers annual Best in Business competition.
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 52nd highest out of 358 metro areas for its 8 percent construction employment gain over the year in January, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday.
Amid the ongoing effort to make downtown Providence a more attractive place to live and work, there's one aspect of day-to-day life that doesn't get talked about a lot: pets.
But if developers and city advocates are correct in estimating …