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URBANICA IS ONE OF THREE firms competing to develop Parcel 2, a 1.08-acre property at the base of College Hill next to the Michael S. Van Leesten Pedestrian Bridge over the Providence. Three firms are presenting their proposals to the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission at 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept 20, 2021. / COURTESY I-195 REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICT COMMISSION

Three firms to pitch mixed-use apartment buildings for I-195 district’s Parcel...

PROVIDENCE – Three competing visions for the future of a 1.08-acre property at the base of College Hill next to the Michael S. Van...

Five Questions With: Joseph R. Paolino Jr.

The high-end, 47-room hotel with a world-class Italian restaurant opening on the first floor is a point of pride for Joseph R. Paolino Jr.,...

Providence Children’s Museum building closing temporarily for renovations

PROVIDENCE – With help from a local philanthropic organization, the Providence Children’s Museum is getting a makeover, requiring the building to be closed to...
LEGAL TARGET: FM Global, an international commercial property insurance company based in Johnston, has been sued by numerous companies arguing that the insurer should pay for COVID-19 related-losses. / COURTESY FM GLOBAL

FM Global among insurers facing COVID-19 lawsuits

The lawsuits against Johnston-based FM Global started to pile up shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in the U.S., shutting down large sectors...

For big R.I. firms, Biden mandate doesn’t change vaccine plans

Many Rhode Island companies that have already committed to COVID-19 vaccine mandates say they’re sticking with their deadlines rather than waiting for President Joe...
CAMPAIGN WORKER: Jane Barrows, founder of Lyme Newport, says awareness efforts about tick-borne infections have taken on new importance in the COVID-19 era because similar symptoms could lead to misdiagnosis. / PBN PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY

Is COVID ‘bias’ hindering Lyme disease detection?

Jane Barrows’ troubles with Lyme disease began with a strange mark on her thigh. In 2008, she was doing some landscaping while wearing a bathing...
BALLY'S CORP. CASINO EXECUTIVES and state officials, including Gov. Daniel J. McKee, center, and House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi, left, gathered on Thursday afternoon outside the casino to celebrate the rebranding and to mark the start of a $100 million expansion project at the Twin River casino and hotel in Lincoln. / PBN PHOTO/MARC LAROCQUE

Twin River marks rebrand to Bally’s, start of $100M expansion

LINCOLN – What’s been known as Twin River Casino Hotel since 2007 is now called Bally’s Twin River Casino Lincoln. Casino executives from Bally’s Corp....
THE JOHNSTON TOWN COUNCIL approved a 20-year tax stabilization agreement on Wednesday, Sept. 15, for Services LLC to build a $290 million, 3.8-million-square-foot distribution facility on nearly 200 acres at 2120 Hartford Ave. / COURTESY JOHNSTON PLANNING BOARD

Johnston approves Amazon tax deal, moving $290M project forward

JOHNSTON – Construction is expected to begin in October on a new $290 million, 3.8-million-square-foot distribution facility for Services LLC in Johnston, according...

Eastover Estate in Portsmouth sells for $3.2M

PORTSMOUTH– A home that was built in the late 19th century recently sold for $3.2 million, according to Teri Degnan Real Estate & Consulting...

Beachside raised ranch in Narragansett sells for $1.2M

NARRAGANSETT – Located right next to the beach, a resort-style home sold recently for $1.2 million in Narraganset, according to Residential Properties Ltd., which...

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