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The R.I. Department of Administration awarded a $16.97 million contract Thursday for construction of a long-sought pedestrian bridge over the Providence River, to connect separated parcels of the former Interstate 195 lands. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday authorized development of the $45 million Garrahy parking garage, a project sought by the developer of a proposed life sciences and mixed use center on the Interstate 195 lands. more
A trial date will be set in the lawsuit that High Rock Westminster Street LLC filed against former Industrial Trust Co. building tenant Bank of America, according to a Sept. 7 order from U.S. District Court Judge William E. Smith. more
House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello said he plans to establish a new vetting procedure in making appointments to House leadership positions next year, spurred in part by a public expectation for ethics improvements in state government. more
Americans’ moods steadied last week after a slight pullback as household finances improved and consumers felt better about making purchases, according to the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Index released Thursday. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly dropped to the lowest level in seven weeks, showing employers have little appetite to fire workers. more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is proposing a rule change that would lower the department’s threshold of lead found in a child’s blood to that of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a new reference level that has the potential to affect 2.9 million housing units built before 1978, when lead paint was banned. more
Economic activity is increasing, but there are some signs of slowing growth, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report released Wednesday. more
(Updated 3:28 and 3:59 p.m.) Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Wednesday she has directed the R.I. Department of Transportation to initiate replacement of the Route 6-10 connector, a series of nine bridges and elevated roadways that carry more than 100,000 vehicles daily. more
University of Rhode Island’s School of Oceanography was awarded $2.99 million by the National Science Foundation to embark on a research expedition next August aboard Newport-based SSV Oliver Hazard Perry to Canada’s Arctic’s Northwest Passage to document the changing environment in that region. more
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