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Mary MacDonald

Mary MacDonald joined the Providence Business News as a staff writer covering Government, Development, Real Estate and Manufacturing in December 2014. She previously was a correspondent for The Boston Globe and Telegram & Gazette, an editor at Patch/AOL, and a staff writer for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Michigan State University, and a master’s degree in secondary English from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Westport Point home sells for $3.65M, $1M over list price

WESTPORT – A single-family home in Westport Point has sold for $3.65 million, the fourth-highest single-family home sale in more than 20 years for...
JOYFUL ENDEAVOR: Providence College President the Rev. Kenneth R. Sicard remembers being impressed with the Dominican friars when he was a PC student. It drew him to their community.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

PC president looks to market Friars’ brand on national level

(Editor’s note: This is the first installment in an occasional series of interviews with the state’s new wave of higher education leaders.) The Rev. Kenneth...
TECH SUPPORT: Dr. Subhashini Ayloo sits with the da Vinci surgery system that helps her perform complex liver surgery. Ayloo joined Brown Surgical Associates in February. / COURTESY LIFESPAN CORP./BILL MURPHY

Robot-assisted surgeon performs a first in R.I.

With the precision of slender robotic tools, Dr. Subhashini Ayloo can look inside someone’s abdomen with three-dimensional accuracy. A small incision can be all she...
DIGGING IT: Workers for the contractor CB3A start working on the main shaft of the combined sewer overflow tunnel that will run more than 100 feet below the city of Pawtucket. The shaft, located on School Street in Pawtucket, will be 60 feet in diameter and will allow a boring machine to be lowered in. / COURTESY NARRAGANSETT BAY COMMISSION/PETER GOLDBERG

After decades of work, light at end of CSO tunnel

What happens beneath the streets of Providence and surrounding cities is unseen by residents, but after heavy rainfall, the result always ends up in...

Apartment List: Bostonians make up 32% of searches for Providence apartments...

PROVIDENCE – The Boston to Providence pipeline for housing remains very strong, so much so that almost one-third of people looking for Providence apartments...

Five Questions With: Trudy Coxe

Trudy Coxe is the CEO and executive director of The Preservation Society of Newport County. The society recently unveiled the restoration of a historical...

New home at Aquidneck Club sells for $1.6M

PORTSMOUTH – A newly constructed home at the Aquidneck Club has sold for $1.6 million. The home at 82 Carnegie Abbey Lane is a shingle-style...

Valentine Whitman House acquired by Preserve Rhode Island

LINCOLN – The Valentine Whitman House, one of the few remaining “stone-enders” in Rhode Island, has been acquired by Preserve Rhode Island. The house had...

RESH Inc. to break ground on new plant in Woonsocket

WOONSOCKET – RESH Inc., a manufacturing company, plans to move its headquarters and production facility to a newly constructed building near the Highland Corporate...

T.F. Green airport schedules overnight runway repairs

WARWICK – Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport has announced it plans to begin night construction soon at the intersection of two of its...

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