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Larger-than-life portraits of Providence residents taken by photographer Mary Beth Meehan are popping up downtown as part of the Providence International Arts Festival, which begins Thursday and runs through Sunday. more
“Leadership New England,” a study of nonprofits in the region, reports that two-thirds of more than 1,200 surveyed executives, or about 64 percent, plan to leave their jobs within the next five years, but the percentage in Rhode Island is closer to 83 percent. more
(Updated 3:16 p.m., 7:16 p.m.) A legislative version of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s proposed $8.6 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year is expected to be introduced Tuesday and potentially approved by the House Committee on Finance. more
Meal, beverage and hotel tax collections increased on a year-over-year basis in March, as well as fiscal year to date, the R.I. Department of Revenue said on Monday. more
Oil traders might see the 27 percent slide in global prices as a bear market. For U.S. consumers, it’s more like an early holiday gift. more
(Updated, 3:50 p.m.) With each new fiscal year comes a volley of changes to the state’s tax code, and this year is no exception to that rule. One set of taxes among the one dozen changes highlighted by Acting Department of Revenue Director David M. Sullivan in particular has drawn significant attention in the hospitality sector. more
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the “BBB+” rating on approximately $217 million in outstanding airport system revenue bonds sold on behalf of the R.I. Airport Corporation. more
In the first installment of this series on manufacturing in Rhode Island, we talked about innovation, growth and new job creation – all byproducts of a healthy manufacturing environment, one which has changed from mass production to mass customization. Today I’ll describe the support infrastructure that has fueled this transformation, and is poised to support continuing growth. more
In these last moments before the election for mayor of Providence, Dr. Daniel Harrop, the Republican candidate, has done something as strange as it is wrong. more
Too many Rhode Islanders are still struggling even as the economy continues to rebound, according to a joint press release from the Coalition on Human Needs and Community Action Partnership of Providence. more
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