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POWERING UP: Offshore wind sector gains momentum despite pandemic

Stark white walls, blank computer screens and empty desk chairs weren’t what the executives at Denmark-based wind-energy firm Orsted had in mind when they...

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Metacomet Golf Club development proposal draws critics, advocates to hearing on rezoning

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Raimondo says she’s considering delaying start of school

PROVIDENCE  (AP) – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Tuesday she's considering delaying the start of school in the state by a few weeks to...
THE R.I. PUBLIC TRANSIT AUTHORITY will receive $8.9 million in federal funds to aid its procurement of 17 new fuel efficient buses, as well as to make site improvements. / AP FILE PHOTO/SUSAN WALSH

RIPTA to receive $8.9M for fuel-efficient buses

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Transit Authority will receive $8.9 million in federal funds to help the state replace 17 high-mileage busses with more-fuel-efficient...
REGULAR GAS in Rhode Island averaged $2.14 per gallon this week. / AP FILE PHOTO/ JOHN RAOUX

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R.I. PUA filings total 12.9K Aug. 3-9

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R.I. mortgage delinquency rates rise in May

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Fauci: States must move quickly to address COVID-19 upticks

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POWERING UP: Offshore wind sector gains momentum despite pandemic

Stark white walls, blank computer screens and empty desk chairs weren’t what the executives at Denmark-based wind-energy firm Orsted had in mind when they touted the opening of its U.S. innovation center in Providence earlier this year. The ultimate goal was to create a bustling, collaborative hub of wind-energy companies getting in on the ground floor of the country’s fledgling...

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KLR, one of the largest accounting and business consulting firms in New England, announced the promotion of Francheska Pimentel, CPA, to Partner. Francheska has...

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