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A record number of Rhode Island students took College Board tests last year, but Scholastic Aptitude Test scores fell compared with the prior year, according to a report released by the College Board on Tuesday. more
Rhode Island maintained its rank as the fourth most energy-efficient state in the country, according to this year’s State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. board authorized $6.1 million in real estate-related tax credits, as well as $1.2 million in sales tax incentives, to encourage development of two new mixed-use projects. more
Rhode Island has the fifth worst Department of Insurance website when it comes to consumer helpfulness, according to personal finance website NerdWallet.com. more
Public housing residents in two Providence neighborhoods may qualify for job training and work readiness programs, as well as employment placement services, through a federal grant announced by U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed on Monday. more
(Updated, 3:53 p.m.) Findings of a Bryant University study unveiled Monday at Quonset Business Park showed state and federal investments in the site have helped produce a thriving manufacturing industry for Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island Hospital will receive $1,877,090 in federal funding from the National Institutes of Health as part of the Environmental Influence on Children’s Health Outcomes initiative, which studies how environmental factors in early development influence the health of children and adolescents. more
Rhode Island received $216,697 in awards from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in an effort to increase the number of mental health providers and substance abuse counselors in the state. more
Rhode Island’s debt ranks 36th in the nation, with a taxpayer burden of $14,200, according to Chicago-based Truth in Accounting, a nonprofit that aims to deliver transparent financial information from governments to citizens. more
The Burrillville Town Council at a special meeting Thursday voted to oppose a proposed natural gas power plant in the town. more
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