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When my organization failed to save a historic house during my first year running a historic-preservation nonprofit in Georgia, it had quite an impact on me. I realized at that moment that we would have to work more closely with others if we were to … more
PROVIDENCE – Ten new bikeway projects around Rhode Island will create over 10 miles of path and improve safety and connectivity across the state's bikeway network, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced March 13. The projects, totaling $10 million, will … more
PROVIDENCE – The Ocean State ranks ninth highest in state and local tax burden as a percentage of state income and per capita, in the Tax Foundation's 2017 annual Facts & Figures report, based on fiscal 2012 data. Rhode Island's state and … more
"The welcome we get in Newport is second to none!" said restaurateur Michael T. Frawley, still as enthusiastic about his sister city as he was the first time he visited from his native Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland. This March, the City by the Sea … more
The Massachusetts economy continues to perform well, given that total jobs, unemployment, wages and gross state product are close to or better than pre-recession levels. more
(Updated 3:04 and 3:57 p.m.) “Reckless and unrealistic.” “An assault to our values as Rhode Islanders.” more
President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget could devastate some coastline programming in the Ocean State. more
President Donald Trump’s budget proposal to Congress calls for eliminating social programs dating to President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty and would cut spending on assistance to needy counties in Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta as well as hungry schoolchildren in Cambodia. more
Rhode Island is the best state for nurses, followed by Massachusetts, according to a recent study by Zippia. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area saw its annual labor productivity grow 1.54 percent from 1978 to 2015, according to a study released recently by The Brookings Institution. more
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