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Bally’s proposes multibillion dollar acquisition of British gaming operator

PROVIDENCE – Bally’s Corp. has agreed to acquire British online gaming operator Gamesys Group PLC in a multibillion dollar deal, according to documents filed...
GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE has narrowed the lists of individuals being considered for lieutenant governor to five. / AP FILE PHOTO/STEVEN SENNE

McKee narrows field for lt. gov. to 5

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Wednesday narrowed his finalist list for the position of lieutenant governor to five individuals. About 80 people initially...

National Grid enters agreement to sell R.I. operations to Pa.-based company

PROVIDENCE – National Grid PLC has entered into an agreement to sell its Rhode Island power business, known as Narragansett Electric Co., to the...

RIDOH launches contact center for business COVID-19 testing program

PROVIDENCE – The state is launching a new COVID-19 Business Contact Center as part of an expansion of the COVID-19 Testing Program for Businesses,...

BCBSRI awards $500K in grants for affordable housing

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island on Monday announced $500,000 in grants to nine organizations to improve access to safe...

R.I. begins accepting tax returns for 2020

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Division of Taxation has officially begun accepting resident and nonresident personal income tax returns for tax year 2020, the R.I....
SEN. TED CRUZ, R-Texas, has placed a hold on a confirmation hearing for Gina M. Raimondo as U.S. commerce secretary / AP FILE PHOTO/GREG NASH

Cruz puts hold on Raimondo’s confirmation hearing over Huawei concerns

PROVIDENCE – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has placed a hold on Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s confirmation vote for U.S. commerce secretary. Cruz is seeking...
COVID-19 CASES in Rhode Island increased by 158 on Monday, however, state run testing sites were closed due to the snowstorm. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 158, with 13 more deaths

PROVIDENCE – Cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 158, with 13 more deaths, the R.I. Department of Health reported on Tuesday. State-run testing...
LOCKWOOD DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS has closed on a dealt o acquire a portion fo the former Memorial Hospital site. / COURTESY CITY OF PAWTUCKET

Lockwood Development closes deal for former Memorial Hospital site

PAWTUCKET – A developer has finalized a deal to acquire the former Memorial Hospital site from Care New England Health System, Mayor Donald R....
CASES OF COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 2,521 from Jan. 15 through Monday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

COVID-19 cases rise by 2.5K, with 40 deaths since Jan. 15

PROVIDENCE – Cases of COVID-19 increased by 2,521 from Jan. 15 through Monday, with 40 more deaths, the R.I. Department of Health said Tuesday. Hospitalizations...

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