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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.
THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR has agreed to take 321 acres of land in Massachusetts into trust for the Mashpee Wampanoag Indian tribe, which could lead to a resort casino in Taunton.

Federal gov’t to take land for Mashpee Wampanoags, Taunton casino possible

TAUNTON – The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe announced Friday it has received approval from the federal government to re-establish its sovereign lands in Taunton and...

Prudential Gammons Realty joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

EAST GREENWICH – Prudential Gammons Realty LLC has joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, the companies announced recently, and will operate as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Gammons...
THE KENDRICK-PRENTICE-TIROCCHI HOUSE on Broadway in Providence, long considered one of the city's most endangered properties by the Providence Preservation Society, is the focus of a public campaign to raise money for emergency repairs, even as its nonprofit owner, ONE Neighborhood Builders, looks to sell it. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE PRESERVATION SOCIETY/JAN ARMOR

Community group looks for public support for Wedding Cake House repairs

PROVIDENCE – A public fundraising campaign has been launched to help provide funds for emergency repairs for the “Wedding Cake House,” an ornate, Victorian-era...

RIBBA has new Providence home

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Black Business Association has moved into offices in downtown Providence, at 3 Regency Plaza, Suite 3. The organization is...

Spivack sells W. Warwick building

WEST WARWICK – Spivack Holdings Company LLC in late August sold 1501 Main St. in West Warwick, a two-story brick industrial building, to Main...

Saccoccio designs Webster Bank branch in Worcester

CRANSTON – Saccoccio & Associates has designed a new branch in downtown Worcester for Webster Five Cents Savings Bank. The offices, at 100 Front St.,...
RHODE ISLAND HOUSING'S new Ocean State Grad Grant program is designed to attract and retain more highly educated young people to Rhode Island by helping them make a down payment on a home, according to the agency's executive director, Barbara Fields. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HOUSING

Five Questions With: Barbara Fields

Barbara Fields, executive director of Rhode Island Housing Corp., discussed the thinking behind the new Ocean State Grad Grant program, in a recent interview....
PROVIDENCE MAYOR JORGE O. ELORZA said illegal dumping costs the city as  much as $6,000 a week in labor, equipment and disposal fees. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Providence battling illegal dumping with talking cameras, considering stiffer fines

PROVIDENCE – Providence is trying talking cameras to deter illegal dumping. The city has installed eight cameras in known dumping locations, including alleys and abandoned...
WHERE THE MONEY IS: Magaziner says that his office is focused on performance of the funds the state invests in because "the public should know how these funds are performing." / PBN PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Magaziner: Long-term view needed on pension plan

General Treasurer Seth Magaziner, who took office in January, oversees the Rhode Island public-employee pension plan, which is valued at nearly $8 billion. It...
MATT FAIR, left, and Peter Hayes, brokers with Hayes & Sherry, are seen at the site of the former Victory Plating Co. in this file photo from 2013. The 5.3-acre Victory Place site on Eddy Street has been purchased by Rhode Island Hospital. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Victory Place purchased by Rhode Island Hospital

PROVIDENCE – The 5.3-acre Victory Place site on Eddy Street has been purchased by Rhode Island Hospital, a transaction sought by the hospital for...
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