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PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's Working Group for Healthcare Innovation last week called for the creation of an Office of Health Policy, among several recommendations designed to boost services and lower costs. The Office of Health … more
PROVIDENCE – The United Association Local 51 Plumbers and Pipefitters has received a $131,400 Real Jobs RI implementation grant to launch an urban community apprenticeship program. The grant will connect people of color and the … more
CRANSTON – To the dismay of open-space advocates, the City Council recently approved a key zoning exemption that opens the door for construction of the state's largest solar array. The zoning measure, put forth by Mayor Allan Fung, passed … more
The Rhode Island banking industry is watching the Federal Reserve especially close this month, as the central bank could raise interest rates for the first time since 2006. A rate hike could lead to higher profit margins throughout the sector. … more
Last summer two French musicians landed in Rhode Island for the final stint of a six-week-long trip across the United States. The duo traveled from Nashville, Tenn., to Los Angeles, where they caught a flight to the East Coast to spend a day before … more
The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority received an additional $4.3 million in federal funding for exterior repair and improvements to the Newport Gateway Center, one of the authority’s main transit hubs. more
A famous Renoir painting, 2006 Ford GT sports car and an assortment of Japanese swords were some of the assets collected and sold by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Rhode Island in fiscal 2015. more
Four historic redevelopment projects that had received property tax incentives from the city of Providence more than a decade ago are now seeking five-year extensions for the tax stabilization agreements, citing unanticipated setbacks caused by the national economic recession. more
The economy is expanding, but at a “somewhat slower pace” than just six weeks ago, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report on economic activity. more
Bus service will be expanded to the Wickford Junction Transit Center starting Dec. 7, a move intended to provide one-stop consolidated transit services, according to the state Department of Transportation. more
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