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The number of persons experiencing homelessness in Rhode Island on a single night in January rose by 4.4 percent over the year, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. more
Rhode Island has one of the highest obesity rates for 2- to 4-year-old participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children in the nation, according to findings released by the Trust for America’s Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation this week. more
WESTERLY – Homeowners along the coast may have a chance to elevate their home against floods and sea-level rise, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported Nov. 11. "The elevation makes sense," said Grover Fugate, R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council … more
BOSTON – The New Bedford Industrial Pretreatment Program was selected for a 2016 Regional Industrial Pretreatment Program Excellence Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The pretreatment program staff of New Bedford, led by … more
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Nov. 14 launched a new campaign to bring issues related to immigration, racism and criminal justice to the forefront of public discussion leading up to the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Donald J. … more
There's a political storm brewing in Rhode Island, and coastal residences and businesses could be at risk. At issue is the accuracy of new federal flood maps for Rhode Island adopted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. … more
One thing that Rhode Island's small-business community cannot say is that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has been sitting on her hands when it comes to helping more entrepreneurs be successful (an approach that is in direct opposition to that of her … more
Ann C. Assumpico has been named 13th superintendent of the R.I. State Police. She brings more than 40 years of public-safety and law-enforcement experience to her new role, most recently serving as captain in the R.I. State Police command staff … more
Woonsocket restaurant owner Judy Beauchemin knows all too well how much effort it takes to make a small business work, and how the unexpected can upend the best of ideas. She opened her first family restaurant in 1993, and still remembers … more
Plans for a residential project called "Hope Point Towers" were unveiled by the Fane Organization at the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission meeting Nov. 14. New York City-based Fane wants to construct three high-end … more
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