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BOSTON – A New Bedford-based solar-energy company has been ordered to pay more than $125,000 in restitution and penalties for violating the state's prevailing wage and hindrance laws, Attorney General Maura Healey announced last week. … more
Would you volunteer for Oregon's new experimental program to tax drivers by the mile as a substitute for the gasoline tax? I wouldn't. The state started testing this month a system in which drivers pay 1.5 cents per mile driven. The … more
RISE Prep Mayoral Academy, an “intentionally diverse” college preparatory, public charter school will open with at least 55 kindergartners on Aug. 31, the school announced Thursday. more
PROVIDENCE – R.I. Department of Environmental Management Sustainable Watersheds Administrator Scott Millar has been recognized by Grow Smart Rhode Island for his work promoting "desirable growth." Grow Smart gave Millar its Smart Growth … more
PROVIDENCE – A resolution passed by state lawmakers has created the Ocean State World Language Learning Commission to study the impact of Rhode Island's funding formula on language learners. The 19-member commission will study the impact … more
Next year’s tax filing deadline will be April 18, three days later than usual, the state Division of Taxation said Tuesday. more
It is not often Rhode Island finds itself on the front lines of a First Amendment issue. But this is one of those times. The story begins with accusations of sexual misconduct by a teacher in Warwick. The school committee commissioned a … more
1You recently resigned as director of R.I. Department of Health. How would you reflect on your tenure? I had a great four years, working with great people. … We kept a lid on infectious diseases like Ebola, measles and influenza. We kept … more
Govs. Gina M. Raimondo of Rhode Island and Charlie Baker of Massachusetts will headline the inaugural Regional Governors Panel at the 30th Annual World Trade Day at Bryant University on Wednesday. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza signed a $696 million budget for fiscal 2016 on Thursday that he said takes a “major step” in addressing the city’s fiscal woes. more
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