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Marilyn Shannon McConaghy has been appointed acting director of the R.I. Department of Revenue. She currently serves as DOR administrative and legal support services administrator. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Rhode Island … more
The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, which President Barack Obama signed into law Dec. 18, did not permanently extend all business tax provisions, but some received a healthy five-year extension through 2019. In this second … more
Michaela Antunes has been appointed press secretary to the Providence City Council. She holds a bachelor's degree in international/global studies from Virginia Wesleyan College. more
Cyd McKenna has been named chief of staff of the Providence City Council. She will manage the council staff, conduct community outreach strategy and make policy recommendations to council members. McKenna previously worked with Pawtucket Red Sox … more
State environmental agencies have less staff to adequately protect Rhode Island waters than in the past, and that could negatively impact the local economy, say advocates. On Jan. 14, Save The Bay Executive Director Jonathan Stone and Rhode … more
To the Editor: Are you kidding? ("Smart incentive programs start to yield economic fruit for R.I.," Jan. 9, 2016) Do you guys really believe the awarding of a $450,000 tax credit over a 10-year period was the element that precipitated the … more
To the Editor: There is a way to make downtown Providence more interesting to tourists. The four-mile section of the Blackstone Canal from the head of the Providence River to the Peter Pan bus terminal should be restored. It should … more
There are estimates that the global economic impact of cybercrime is around $300-$400 billion annually. And on a recent trip to Silicon Valley, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter highlighted that a recent intrusion of the Joint Chiefs of … more
NEW BEDFORD — Mayor Jon Mitchell said a state department's management of State Pier "has been a failure for a long time," as city councilors press for improvements after two cargo ships bound for the city instead went elsewhere last month, The … more
PROVIDENCE – James Feijo, owner and operator of Daniel Chapter One, a shuttered Portsmouth-based company, was sentenced last week to six months in federal prison and six months home confinement for tax violations and for marketing and selling … more
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