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Problem: With one of the highest violent crime rates in the state, according to FBI statistics, the Central Falls Working Cities team has identified Sylvian Street as the epicenter of such problems. Absentee landlords, migratory tenants and a … more
The Newport, Westerly and Providence school systems were named Monday as the initial districts in Rhode Island for the P-Tech initiative, designed to allow public school students to receive workplace training and a community college education while attending high school. more
Prisoners can be counted in population totals for determining a voting district, even though they can’t cast ballots in the place where they’re being held. 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
In a lot of ways, traditional pensions are much better than the so-called defined contribution plans -- mostly 401(k)s -- that have largely replaced them in the U.S. private sector. more
Why are markets and the media so obsessed with the timing of the Federal Reserve's next interest-rate increase? The sheer intensity of their attention, I think, reveals a deeper problem: They don't understand what the Fed is ultimately trying to achieve. more
Providence was one of 22 cities that participated in the 33rd annual assessment of hunger and homelessness recently conducted by The U.S. Conference of Mayors. more
In a surprise assembly at Paul Cuffee Lower School Tuesday, Emily Caldarelli, a fourth grade teacher there, was awarded the Milken Educator Award, according to a release from the Milken Family Foundation. more
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley repeated that he expects an interest-rate increase by the end of 2016, as the central bank draws closer to reaching its twin objectives of maximum employment and 2 percent inflation. more
Samsung Electronics Co. is letting travelers exchange their Note 7 smartphones at special booths set up at America’s busiest airports. more
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