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Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the Providence firefighters union have reached a tentative agreement on a five-year contract that could potentially save the city $15 million over the course of the contract, according to an announcement Monday evening. more
Allegations of rape and sexual abuse in the 1970s against a former Rocky Hill School faculty member have been brought to light by three alumnae of the Warwick-based private school. more
The YWCA Rhode Island released on Monday the list of 13 women it has selected for its 2016 Women of Achievement awards. more
U.S. stocks rebounded after the biggest rout since June wiped about $500 billion from the value of equities, the dollar fell and Treasuries erased losses as the Federal Reserve’s Lael Brainard remained dovish in her approach to tighter monetary policy. Emerging-market assets slumped. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Monday announced federal loans would be made available in Rhode Island for small businesses, co-ops and private nonprofits affected by the drought that started Aug. 30. more
(Updated 3:09 and 4:46 p.m.) Citing demand, cost and reliability, the R.I. Public Utilities Commission is urging state regulators to approve a proposed natural gas power plant in Burrillville. more
Five percent hotel tax revenue increased 2.9 percent year over year in April to $1.1 million, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
Helena B. Foulkes, CVS Pharmacy president and CVS Health Corp. executive vice president, again has been named one of the most powerful women in business by Fortune magazine, ranking 12th. more
When it comes to happiness, Rhode Islanders are about average, and not hedonistic. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island held steady this week in Rhode Island, but fell 1 cent in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
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