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The Administrative Procedures Act, recently signed into law, is forcing state agencies across the board to review all regulations and weed out those deemed either outdated or unnecessary. "It is a substantial piece of legislation that … more
Darin Tripoli, owner of Sunshine Vape, has a dim view of the purpose of federal regulation of electronic cigarettes. The new rules, announced in early May, will require e-cigarette-related businesses to obtain U.S. Food and Drug … more
FREETOWN – A town call firefighter was removed from the department after posting racially insensitive comments on Facebook following a house party that drew more than 1,000 people late last month. "I can see the next fire call will be … more
PROVIDENCE – The city has hired a Boston firm to help develop three design alternatives for the reconstruction of the 6-10 Connector. Utile, a design and planning firm, will work with the city over the next few months, according to ecoRI … more
PROVIDENCE – Jobless rates fell in 333 of the 387 metropolitan areas nationwide over the year in May, including in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. In the remaining 54 … more
FALL RIVER – A private company began collecting city trash this month, after a Superior Court judge denied a request for a temporary restraining order to halt the beginning of Mayor Jasiel Correia II's privatization of the service. EZ … more
State officials are closely monitoring a new Providence-Newport ferry service, hoping the 10-week tourism project will be successful enough to justify its continuation and possible expansion to other coastal towns. The service, which … more
Mission: The R.I. Airport Corp. is a self-sustaining public agency that provides quality facilities for safe, secure, efficient and convenient air transportation for Rhode Island and the New England region; develops, promotes and manages the airport … more
(Updated, July 8, 9:53 a.m.) The renewable energy giant SolarCity on Thursday announced plans to hire up to 80 new employees in the wake of newly enacted legislation that promotes the expansion of alternative energy in Rhode Island. more
The city of Providence will seek a $40 million Neighborhood Infrastructure Bond to make investments in infrastructure and build stronger neighborhoods, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced Thursday. more
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