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The Burrillville Town Council has publicly denounced legislation that would require local approval for any tax agreement negotiated between local lawmakers and developers of a proposed power plant in the town. more
U.S. stock-index futures were little changed, while investors weighed prospects of further gains with equities at record levels and corporate earnings projected to decline for a fifth quarter. more
Eric Peterson, the head of school at St. George’s School, will not seek an extension of his contract. more
A stately College Hill mansion with a literary connection has been sold to Paolino Properties. Halsey House, at 140 Prospect St., served as a setting in H.P. Lovecraft’s short novel “The Case of Charles Dexter Ward.” more
(Updated 4:40 p.m. and 8:42 a.m.) The Lifespan nonprofit health system in fiscal 2015 reported an increase in operating revenue and operating expenses compared with the prior year, but a loss when it had previously posted a profit. Similarly, Care New England saw its 2014 gain turn into a loss in 2015. more
Few banks face as much pressure as Bank of America Corp. on Thursday, when the Federal Reserve posts initial results from annual stress tests just 30 minutes before U.K. polls close on the so-called Brexit vote. more
Orders for business equipment rose in June for the first time in three months, eking out a small gain that shows companies are in no rush to significantly ramp up investment. more
Two Providence public relations firms were recognized at the 48th annual Bell Ringer Awards Ceremony in Boston held by The Publicity Club of New England, the region’s oldest nonprofit public relations trade organization. more
The General Assembly approved an $8.9 billion budget bill for fiscal 2017 that provides tax relief to retirees, enhances the state’s economic development tools, fully funds education, scales back a plan to tax medical marijuana and rolls back state beach parking fees to 2011 levels. more
Rhode Island is the 11th-worst state to retire rich, according to the latest study by GOBankingRates.com. more
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