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The General Assembly approved an $8.9 billion budget bill for fiscal 2017 that provides tax relief to retirees, enhances the state’s economic development tools, fully funds education, scales back a plan to tax medical marijuana and rolls back state beach parking fees to 2011 levels. more
Lorén Spears has served as the executive director of the Tomaquag Museum in Exeter since 2003 when she founded the Nuweetooun School there. The school closed after the 2010 floods yet programming for native youth and families continues today through the museum. A member of the Narragansett Tribe, Spears incorporates much of her heritage into her work educating the general public about native cultures, arts and history. more
Alexandra R. McMullen was named director of middle school at St. Andrew's School-Rhode Island. McMullen holds a bachelor's degree in American studies from Wheaton College and a master's degree in education from Harvard University. more
Alison Bologna wakes up each morning at 2:30 a.m. It's partly because she needs to get ready for her job as an anchor at WJAR-TV NBC 10. It's also because she runs an urban-outreach yoga studio. And most recently, it's because she's … more
Johnson & Wales University Dean Emeritus Karl J. Guggenmos has launched a consulting firm, Culinary Solutions International LLC, to take advantage of his more than 50 years in the culinary field. His business venture was born out of his … more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.4 percent in May, unchanged from the revised April rate, but seven-tenths of a percentage point lower than it was in May 2015, the state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. more
The president of the University of Massachusetts said central office spending has been reduced by approximately 4 percent, or $3.1 million, this fiscal year. more
JASON Learning will no longer be able to offer its Science, Technology, Engineering and Math curriculum to more than 20 Rhode Island schools because it was not included on the list of state Community Service Grant program recipients. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday honored 17 schools designated as 2016 Commended Schools by the R.I. Department of Education. more
(Updated 4:40 p.m. and 8:42 a.m.) The Lifespan nonprofit health system in fiscal 2015 reported an increase in operating revenue and operating expenses compared with the prior year, but a loss when it had previously posted a profit. Similarly, Care New England saw its 2014 gain turn into a loss in 2015. more
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