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When Rep. Robert E. Craven sponsored a House bill for the Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General that would make illegal the distribution of certain sexually implicit images, he did not foresee any controversy. The measure states a … more
William J. Ferland, assistant U.S. attorney, has been appointed criminal chief in the R.I. U.S. Attorney's Office. A career prosecutor for more than 26 years, he earned his J.D. from New England School of Law. more
Sandra R. Hebert, assistant U.S. attorney, has been named deputy criminal chief in the Rhode Island U.S. Attorney's Office, where she has worked since 2006. She previously served as an assistant U.S. attorney in Texas and as an officer in the U.S. … 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
Environmentalists rejoiced on Wednesday when the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court said it is unlawful for state energy regulators to approve long-term, ratepayer-backed contracts with energy distribution companies to pay for natural gas pipeline expansion. more
Paul D. Ragosta has been elected to serve on the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants board of directors. A 30-year veteran attorney and auditor, he is the first representative of the society's new Professional Affiliate Membership … more
When Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and State Police Superintendent Col. Steven G. O'Donnell on July 29 decided not to bring criminal charges in connection with the state's involvement in a loan guarantee for 38 Studios LLC, the decision ended … more
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court last month rejected a request from electric utilities to make ratepayers cover the costs to pay for new natural gas pipelines, and the decision is having a reverberating effect in Rhode Island. While … more
Does your credit card or debit card have a new chip in it yet? For many customers of Rhode Island-based financial institutions, the answer is likely, "yes." But some card users might still be without the technology – known as EMV – and … more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. has agreed to a $25.6 million settlement with two more defendants in the ongoing 38 Studios LLC civil lawsuit. The proposed settlement is between Commerce RI, formerly known as the R.I. Economic … more
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