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The Raimondo Inaugural Committee has announced details of the “Make it in Rhode Island” inaugural events, which include a special WaterFire lighting, along with an open house at the Statehouse and a family ice skate. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo has announced the formation of her innaugural committee, made up of elected officials, as well as community, labor and business leaders. more
The beleaguered Central Coventry Fire District filed for bankruptcy Tuesday after firefighters and the Chafee administration failed to reach an agreement despite months of negotiations to fix the district’s financial woes. more
Lawmakers, educators, business leaders, and state and federal officials will gather on Monday to discuss workforce development and career and technical education at the R.I. Senate’s annual Economic Summit. more
(Updated, 5:40 p.m.) Newly elected House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello on Tuesday promised he would focus on tackling his “No. 1 issue, jobs and the economy.” Lawmakers elected the Cranston Democrat and attorney House speaker by a vote of 61-6 over the other nominee, Rep. Michael J. Marcello, D-Scituate. more
The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner Tuesday night at Twin River and attendees got more than they have come to expect when a political campaign event broke out. more
Former Mayor Vincent A. “Buddy” Cianci Jr. said Wednesday he will run for the city’s top office again, this time as an independent. more
It’s back to square one for Rhode Island’s redevelopment of the former Shooters nightclub property in Providence. The R.I. Department of Environmental Management officially broke off talks May 1 with Bowl Arts LLC, the community group that had been hoping to build a concert and performing arts venue on the site. more
Some U.S. workers who are deemed ineligible for overtime compensation under what’s known as the “white-collar exemption” would be able to collect extra pay under revised regulations President Barack Obama plans to order tomorrow, according to a White House official. more
Taxes are always more popular when they’re paid by someone else, such as, say, television personality William Shatner. more
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