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RIDOT becomes first R.I. agency to reach full LED compliance

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation has become the first state agency to reach 100% reliance on improved energy efficient LED lighting, the...

New R.I. housing director vows more affordable developments

PROVIDENCE – A focus on housing production, addressing homelessness and building an organization to drive state-level work will serve as priority areas for newly...

Walsh to leave Biden Cabinet for NHL union

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh is expected to leave the Biden administration to run the National Hockey League Players' Association, according...
THE RHODE ISLAND home price index increased 7.7% year over year in December, slightly higher than the national growth rate of 6.9%, CoreLogic Inc. says. / PBN FILE PHOTO

CoreLogic: R.I. home price index up 7.7% Y/Y in December

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island home price index increased 7.7% year over year in December, slightly higher than the national growth rate of 6.9%,...
CVS HEALTH Corp. is close to an agreement to purchase primary care company Oak Street Health for around $10.5 billion including debt, the Wall Street Journal reported. Pictured is the Woonsocket location of Oak Street Health, which opened in 2020. / COURTESY OAK STREET HEALTH

Report: CVS to purchase Oak Street Health for $10.5B

PROVIDENCE – CVS Health Corp. is close to an agreement to purchase primary care company Oak Street Health for around $10.5 billion including debt,...

Paolino Properties to buy RDW Group building in Providence

PROVIDENCE – Paolino Properties LP is purchasing RDW Group’s Providence building for $3.1 million. The 26,000-square-foot property, located at 125 Holden St. on Smith Hill,...

Smiley names 3 finalists for Providence police chief

PROVIDENCE – Three Providence Police Department majors, all of whom attended Providence public schools as children, have been named as finalists in the search...
TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY'S annual "A Christmas Carol" production was impacted last November with a COVID-19 outbreak among cast and crew. It resulted in 16 performances having to be canceled. / COURTESY TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY

After pandemic shutdown, curtains rising slowly at local theaters

PROVIDENCE – In theater, the old saying is “the show must go on.” But it’s easier said than done, depending on who you ask. Even though...
GOV. DANIEL J. McKee Monday released new details on his administration’s plan to invest more than $100 million for a new facility at the Eleanor Slater Hospital in Burrillville. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, AND HOSPITALS

$100M plan for new Eleanor Slater Hospital facility moves forward

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee released details Monday about his administration’s plan to invest more than $100 million in a new facility at...

Legal sizes for lobsters could change to protect population 

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The rules about the minimum and maximum sizes of lobsters that can be trapped off New England could soon become...
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