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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.

Betsey Williams Cottage renovated, will reopen to public

PROVIDENCE – The 1773 cottage where Betsey Williams, the great-great-great-granddaughter of Roger Williams, was born and lived with her sister, Rhoda, has been restored...

Gibbs appointed interim economic development director in Woonsocket

WOONSOCKET – Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt announced recently that Scott A. Gibbs has been appointed interim director of economic development.The appointment is meant to enhance...
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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo sees a growing state economy to be...

When Gov. Gina M. Raimondo first ran for governor, the state’s economy was beginning to emerge from the impact of the Great Recession, still...

There are a host of candidates for the state’s top job....

All the major candidates running for governor will point to their professional record and say they have the experience to lead the state. But...

RIC eyeing free-tuition expansion

The proposed expansion of Rhode Island Promise is already generating excitement at Rhode Island College, which could benefit significantly if the state provides free...
TAKE THEM TO THE RIVER: Pontiac Mills in Warwick is a sprawling former Fruit of the Loom mill complex across from Warwick Mall that is being redeveloped along the Pawtuxet River into residential and commercial space.
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Three years on, Pontiac Mills lofts starting to take shape, take...

Shuttered textile mills are complicated and expensive to redevelop into modern purposes. When a series of mill buildings is the project, the process can...
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Jennifer Wood, foreground, executive director of the Rhode Island Center for Justice, helps provide legal access for those who either cannot afford it or don’t know they qualify for it. Helping out are interns Sydney Anderson, left, and Tallia Akay. 
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Legal Center helps those who need it

The legal landscape in Rhode Island changed several years ago, when a public-interest law center focused on the needs of families and individuals with...
CONSUMPTION COUNTS: Saroj Bhandari, left, and Lanna Nawa founded Impact Everything to help make retail purchases produce a greater social good, such as having the purchase price go toward the cost of planting a tree. 
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Socially responsible retailing on College Hill

Every time someone buys a product at a new Providence retail store, something good is happening across the globe.The concept behind Impact Everything LLC,...

R.I. Building Trades Council seeks another review of Fane tower project

PROVIDENCE – The president of the Rhode Island Building and Construction Trades Council has asked the Providence City Council president for another hearing by...

Five Questions With: Jacob Rochefort

Jacob Rochefort is a sales associate and manager of the Providence office for Lila Delman Real Estate. He has 14 years of experience in...
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