Updated October 27 at 6:27pm
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(Updated, 4:43 p.m.) Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is seeking state help in collecting more taxes from the city’s largest nonprofits, specifically from “non-mission essential” properties, which could include parking lots that generate revenue or sites leased to businesses. more
Central Falls Mayor James A. Diossa and Brian and Roberta Hunter from Lincoln will receive awards at the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce’s 25th annual dinner. more
The Westwood YMCA, a branch of the YMCA of Pawtucket Inc., has received a $300,000 grant from The Champlin Foundations to help fund repairs to the Quidnick Reservoir dam at Camp Westwood. more
The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) is calling for nominations for this year’s New England Innovation Awards Program. more
A new series of free workshops to help job-seekers will be held this month by the Community College of Rhode Island’s Center for Workforce and Community Education. more
Tourists walking through some of the Newport mansions will now be allowed to capture the beauty of these buildings with the Preservation Society of Newport County’s new photography policies. more
Unemployment rates were lower in December than a year ago in 296 out of 387 metropolitan areas in the nation, including in the Providence-Warwick metro, where the rate dropped to 4.9 percent from 6.2 percent, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday. more
Service industries expanded in January at the slowest pace in nearly two years, raising the risk that persistent weakness in manufacturing is starting to creep into the rest of the U.S. economy. more
Randolph Bancorp last month announced it would conduct an initial public offering to raise money for future growth and its acquisition of a Boston-based bank. more
The Ocean State again fell into the “building equality” category in the Human Rights Campaign’s annual index that assesses the status of state legislation affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality across the nation. more
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