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Pension settlement agreement details were released today, after weeks of a court-imposed gag order kept the specifics of the agreement largely secret. more
Rather than trying to predict the increasingly volatile price of energy, some Rhode Island businesses are saying ‘no’ to National Grid’s fluctuating prices and entering into predictable, multiyear contracts with other energy suppliers. more
House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, D-Cranston, says a new proposal for a minor league baseball stadium in Providence could be announced as early as within the next couple of weeks with the possibility of it being taken up for consideration during a special legislative session this fall. more
(Updated 4:44 p.m.) The bets were on, and after the New England Patriots’ 28-24 Super Bowl win over the Seattle Seahawks, an influx of Washington-based goods are coming to Rhode Island. more
The community that would become Rhode Island’s second-largest city sprang up in a system of scattered developments, around mills and historic villages. And if it had something that could be … more
Alec Beckett, creative partner at Nail Communications Inc., had a nervous election night on Nov. 4. more
Courtney Hawkins has been named executive director of Providence Talks, an early childhood intervention program for children entering kindergarten, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced. more
The state Department of Transportation will be the latest state agency with new leadership. Peter Alviti Jr. will be nominated as the new department director, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Tuesday. more
(Updated 6:15 p.m. and 8:25 a.m.) Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday said a settlement agreement has been approved by a majority of public-employee groups that had challenged Rhode Island’s overhaul of state pensions, presenting a potential end to litigation that has shadowed the state for six years. more
Something remarkable happened in the recently concluded legislative session. For the first time in a long time, the governor's budget initiatives weren't dead on arrival. And a flood of new resources is being pumped into economic-development … more
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