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Mayor Jorge O. Elorza expects to name a new economic-development director “very soon,” according to a spokesman. more
BOSTON – Mass. Gov. Charlie D. Baker last month filed legislation that would establish a statewide regulatory framework for ride-share transportation-network companies such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar. Dubbed "An Act Establishing Department … more
BOSTON – The former president of Westfield State University has been ordered to pay triple damages and fees totaling $185,000 and no longer work at any public college or university in Massachusetts, as part of a settlement of allegations that he … more
PROVIDENCE – Sen. Louis P. DiPalma, D-Middletown, has been appointed to serve as a member of the Council on State Governments Eastern Regional Conference's Transportation Policy Committee. The conference will take place in Wilmington, … more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie D. Baker recently met with the Massachusetts Medical Society and the deans from four of the state's medical schools to discuss methods to combat opioid abuse in the state. According to a news release, the meeting … more
Like most trends, the "sharing economy" has moved west to east nationally and is fast becoming an accepted way of doing business in Rhode Island, although challenges are beginning to mount. The sharing economy connects owners to consumers … more
Rhode Island's slow climb from the economic basement it fell into during the Great Recession has lagged neighboring states' recoveries, but most regional business owners are optimistic about the direction the state is heading in, according to … more
An employee with cancer is likely to find support and encouragement at work. Another employee with an alcohol or substance addiction is more likely to try to keep the illness hidden because of stigma, even as medical professionals say both are … more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza will announce on Monday that the city is joining the Rhode Island Energy Challenge: Find Your Four! energy efficiency campaign, and will ask residents to find four ways to conserve energy. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. has launched a new Business Navigation Center and website for firms looking to do business in the Ocean State. "This center will serve as a one-stop shop for existing business looking to grow and new … more
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