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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.

Report: R.I.’s ‘housing wage’ climbs to $14.24 per hour, $46.9K per...

PROVIDENCE – The amount of money a Rhode Islander has to earn to afford an apartment continues to climb. A new national report puts...

Many primary care practices in R.I. opting to not offer COVID-19...

PROVIDENCE – About two-thirds of primary care practices in Rhode Island have either not responded to or declined a request from the R.I. Department...

Workforce-housing units to be created in 4 mill, office building conversions

PROVIDENCE – Four projects in Providence and West Warwick will receive funding from the R.I. Housing and Mortgage Finance Corp. to help create workforce-priced...

12-story apartment building proposed for Jewelry District

PROVIDENCE — The city has started reviewing plans for a 12-story residential building in the Jewelry District, on a site now occupied by parking...

Legislative leaders weigh next steps following McKee’s veto of short-term rental...

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island legislative leaders are weighing their options, following a veto by Gov. Daniel J. McKee of legislation that would create a...

New apartment building proposed for Wayland Square

PROVIDENCE – A proposal for a five-story residential apartment building, over retail, near Wayland Square will be heard in a public hearing on July...
SITE VISITS: Geraldine Barclay King, owner of Geri’s Bluffing Boutique in Woonsocket, says she wants to see business resources meet business owners where they are working to learn about their challenges and needs. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Everybody’s Business: ‘I knew … the odds would be against me’

(Editor’s note: This is the 11th installment in a monthly series speaking with minority business owners and leaders. Each is asked their views on...
SPECIAL ­FLAVOR: Leo Lin, foreground, is the manager of Good Fortune Supermarket, a Providence grocery store that offers a wide variety of Asian foods. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Specialty markets filling need and vacant properties

Andre and Angeline Dumas pushed a small metal carriage past the voluminous seafood displays at Good Fortune Supermarket recently. Twice a month, the couple...
Dr. Saul N. Weingart / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Five Questions With: Dr. Saul N. Weingart

Dr. Saul N. Weingart | President, Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital 1. You became the president of Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro...

Needed Slater overhaul will be costly

The price of transforming Eleanor Slater Hospital into a well-run, well-appointed hospital for Rhode Islanders with significant psychiatric or medical needs is unknown, but...

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