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The Providence City Council is expected next month to consider the Abandoned Property Registration, Security and Maintenance ordinance, which strengthens local efforts to fix up so-called nuisance properties. The ordinance would be the first of its kind in the state if approved. It would create a series of fees and fines designed to prevent residential properties from staying vacant or falling into disrepair. more
Last week The Rhode Island Foundation created a two-day event, “Make It Happen RI,” to bring the private sector together to brainstorm specific plans, along with paths to implementation, to jump start the state’s economy. more
With news that single-family home sales and prices locally both have increased in the most recent periods, some believe that the housing market is finally on its way back up. Do you agree with that opinion? more
The issue of presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s career at Bain Capital and his income tax records has become a big one in the campaign this summer. How much of his privacy should a candidate give up, especially if his employment history is involved in private partnerships? more
Looking to undo what it sees as an injustice, the Narragansett Indian Tribe is appealing R.I. Superior Court Judge Melanie Wilk Thunberg’s decision to allow a November ballot question asking the state’s voters if full casino gambling should occur at Twin River and Newport Grand. more
In creating a task force to facilitate sharing services among Central Falls, East Providence and Pawtucket, has Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee thought big enough to make a dent in the municipal fiscal crisis across the state? more
The coming of the final event of the America's Cup World Series to Newport at the end of June is seen as an opportunity for the city to reclaim at least some of its former yachting glory. more
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