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Senate confirms Salisbury for permanent director for Department of Corrections 

Wayne Salisbury Jr. will continue to direct the R.I. Department of Corrections, the Senate confirmed in a 32-4 vote Thursday afternoon.  Voting against Gov. Daniel...

Constitutional conventions: A relic of old or a chance for reform?...

Shall there be a convention to amend or revise the state constitution?  The state’s House of Representatives Monday unanimously approved two resolutions sponsored by Judiciary...

‘Reckoning’ on Washington Bridge delayed: Forensic analysis now due next week...

Looks like the "day of reckoning" Gov. Daniel J. McKee promised might have to wait an additional week.  R.I. Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti...

Proposal to resolve dispute between Warwick and T.F. Green officials is...

A good relationship requires communication. It’s something Warwick officials feel has not been coming from the board or quasi-public agency that oversees Rhode Island...

Airport commits to building sound wall to resolve dispute with city...

After months of demands from Warwick officials, the R.I. Airport Corp. has agreed to cover the $1.9 million cost to create a sound barrier...

Under pressure to meet Jan. 1 deadline, town planners had a...

Since last summer, Warwick Planning Director Tom Kravitz has been racing against the clock. That’s why on a recent day he locked himself in...

State to purchase former Charlesgate Nursing Center for nearly $7M

The purchase price for the state to buy the former Charlesgate Nursing Center to convert into temporary housing for homeless families is $6.95 million,...

R.I. fears missing out on sports betting revenue. Is it prepared...

Rhode Island lawmakers look across state lines to Massachusetts and Connecticut to see how they enacted sports betting, and all they see are dollar...
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