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Shipbuilding, a historical occupation in Rhode Island, will need hundreds of new workers in the next decade, starting this year. For the state, finding and preparing the needed employees represents a significant challenge. General Dynamics … more
(Updated 2:43 p.m., 4:41 p.m.) The Apex building at 100 Main St. in Pawtucket is on the radar of the owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox. more
Many of Rhode Island's minority groups are growing, but the value of state contracts with minority business enterprises, known as MBEs, isn't keeping up. "It's not a secret minority [groups] have been growing at an accelerated rate," Oscar … more
The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed tantalizingly close to 20,000 points in 2016, a gaudy milestone that, while symbolic, should not by itself encourage investors in the run-up to Inauguration Day and fourth-quarter earnings reports, according to regional wealth managers. more
Despite ending fiscal 2016 with a $10.3 million budgetary surplus, long-term obligations continue to paint a dreary financial picture in Providence. more
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is nearing a settlement with R.I. Commerce Corp. in the ongoing securities fraud lawsuit related to 38 Studios LLC. more
For the first time in half a century, Providence has an opportunity to reimagine development in some of its neighborhoods southwest of downtown. The collaboration between city and state that has resulted in the latest proposal for the … more
In a year marked by a series of disclosures and accusations of sexual assaults of private school students by former and current faculty and staff at schools across the country, East Greenwich's Rocky Hill School chose to turn the public spotlight on … more
For nearly two decades, Matthew Thomas has served as chief sachem for the roughly 2,400-member Narragansett Indian Tribe based in Charlestown. How much longer he'll continue in that leadership post could now be up to a court to decide. The … more
In Rhode Island, once a mail ballot is sealed and signed by either two witnesses or a notary public, anyone can pick it up and return it to the local elections office. That could be a sibling, a spouse, a child, or a campaign worker or … more
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