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The federal government and the R.I. Department of Transportation have signed a consent decree that commits the state agency to spend $111.9 million over 10 years to reduce the flow of pollutants into the state’s bodies of water through stormwater systems. more
(Updated, 5:12 p.m.) The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday filed charges against the R.I. Economic Development Corp. and its bond underwriter Wells Fargo Securities, alleging fraud that stems from a 2010 municipal bond offering to finance the now-defunct video game company 38 Studios LLC. more
For the 27th consecutive month on a year-over-year basis, foreclosure petitions rose in Massachusetts in May, according to figures released by The Warren Group on Thursday. more
With the U.S. Supreme Court’s rejection of the latest challenge to Obamacare, the president’s five-year-old health care law may have attained something it has previously lacked: permanence. more
(Updated 3:17 p.m.) CVS Pharmacy Inc. will pay $3.5 million to settle allegations that 50 of its Massachusetts stores violated the Controlled Substances Act by filling forged prescriptions for addictive painkillers and other controlled substances more than 500 times between 2011 and 2014. more
PROVIDENCE – The owner of Oasis Market convenience store pleaded guilty to a million-dollar food stamp fraud scheme. Sami Almuhtaseb, 45, of Smithfield, admitted in federal court on April 15 to defrauding the Supplemental Nutrition … more
The Massachusetts secretary of the commonwealth is urging Bay State banks and credit unions to train employees to recognize signs of senior citizen financial exploitation. more
Those awaiting the start of the civil suit regarding 38 Studios LLC will have to hold out at least a couple weeks longer, as the start date has been pushed back. more
Dwayne Gibson is 43, but has the work experience – five years – of someone much younger. That's because the Providence native served more than 13 years in the federal corrections system on charges of selling crack cocaine. "You … more
The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island said it will provide legal representation to two Warwick media outlets if they are sued for writing about a report that details how school administrators handled accusations of sexual misconduct made against a Gorton Junior High School science teacher. more
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