Penn National Gaming Inc. said that it plans to open the $225 million Plainridge Park Casino on June 24. Will you stay away from Plainridge or other Massachusetts facilities out of loyalty to Rhode Island facilities, or because you want to keep up the revenue stream for the state?
Former Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate Kenneth J. Block has released a report that shows Rhode Island pays far more than much larger cities and regions for its fire coverage. Should the Ocean State’s approach be changed?
Only a month after closing on a deal to buy Newport Grand from longtime owner and CEO Diane S. Hurley, developer Joseph R. Paolino Jr. sold the slots parlor to Twin River. What should the new owners of Newport Grand look to do with their new property?
A company that has proposed a $50 million student apartment building on the first parcel under contract in the former Interstate 195 lands has received a one-month extension to secure an agreement for tax incentives with the city. Is this delay a sign of just how hostile the city is to development?
While Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has generally received high marks for her management of this winter’s barrage of snow events, Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza has gotten more mixed reviews. What do you think?