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Rhode Island is being granted $17.8 million in federal funding to help Providence and Cranston hire and train new firefighters, the state’s congressional delegation announced Wednesday. more
The Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that nearly $2.6 million, ranging from $200,000 to $500,000, will be awarded to New England communities for cleanup and redevelopment efforts at brownfields sites. more
Uniformed, private security staff have been hired by the R.I. Public Transit Authority and assigned to its Kennedy Plaza hub. more
The Rhode Island Bar Foundation will receive $1.2 million from Bank of America from a 2014 settlement between the financial giant, six states and the U.S. Department of Justice. more
The Federal Reserve resisted a recommendation by the International Monetary Fund that the central bank be willing to let inflation modestly exceed its target, saying such a move could be counterproductive to its objectives, an IMF report showed. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed eight bills into law aimed to help curb the opioid crisis at a ceremony Tuesday at Bridgemark Addiction Recovery Services. more
Legislation, sponsored by state Rep. Jeremiah T. O’Grady and state Sen. Gayle L. Goldin and signed into law last week, will give Rhode Island homeowners in foreclosure a second chance to keep their homes if they failed to pay their mortgages due to predatory loans or personal hardships. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George has resumed her advocacy for interest-rate increases, citing the June rebound in U.S. hiring as a key reason to push rates further above zero. more
Lt. Gov. Daniel J. McKee was named chairman of the National Lt. Governors Association, last Friday morning, at the group’s annual meeting in Grand Rapids, Mich. more
Robert Oathout, a 35-year-old resident of Hartford, Conn., has been arraigned in U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island on charges of wire fraud of at least $398,000. The victims he allegedly defrauded are his family and friends. more
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