Updated March 23 at 12:28am
(Updated 6 p.m.) In a surprise midsession move, Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed announced on Wednesday she will leave her post as one of the most powerful politicians in the state to become president of the Hospital Association of Rhode Island.

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EMoney Advisor wants to open office in Providence, hire 100 employees

EMoney Advisor, an interactive financial technology firm, wants to open a software development office in downtown Providence, where it will hire up to 100 new employees. It also is seeking up to $3.3 … 11 hours ago

Acushnet sees 2016 profit more than 10 times higher than in 2015

Acushnet Holding Corp., the parent company of the Titleist and FootJoy golf equipment and apparel brands, posted net income in 2016 of $49.5 million on revenue of $1.6 billion for the year. 12 hours ago

It’s business as usual at Wright’s Farm, despite outdated news reports saying otherwise

Misinformation on social media can make or break a business, and one local restaurant is feeling the effects of this. Yesterday at 3:43 PM

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Should the Providence Public Library be allowed to put LED billboards on its historic facade?
Roger Williams University and the nonprofit Arts in Common are pursuing a plan to renovate the long-vacant Walley School at the center of Bristol, for conversion to an arts and cultural hub.
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 52nd highest out of 358 metro areas for its 8 percent construction employment gain over the year in January, the Associated General …
State Sen. Frank A. Ciccone III, D-Providence, elected to statewide office in November 2002, has lived in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Providence all his life.
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Should the Providence Public Library be allowed to put LED billboards on its historic facade?