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City’s river relocation spawns revitalization

They called it the “Chinese Wall.” A series of elevated railroad tracks cutting through Providence, it had become a sign of the city’s decline. It...

Restocking doesn’t ease overfishing concerns

It’s not as glamorous as “the City that Lit the World,” but it’s still a nice way to be known: For five years, New...

House hunting hinges on Web

Just recently, a Connecticut man called Lila Delman Real Estate in Narragansett to get information on properties in the $2-million to $5-million price range....

Verizon launches wellness guide

Aiming to help consumers navigate the world of health care, Verizon has consolidated listings in a new "Health and Wellness Guide" in the Verizon...

Fed raises rate to 1.25 percent,<br> maintains ‘measured’ pace

Federal Reserve policy-makers raised the U.S. benchmark interest rate by a quarter-point to 1.25 percent and reiterated that further increases can come at a "measured'' pace, as...

State’s film director looks to put R.I. in limelight

When Steven Feinberg sees a beautiful seascape, a cobblestone roadway or a vast open space in Rhode Island, he pictures it on...
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Rental housing developers sought in RI

Barnett said that last year the organization approved proposals totaling $34.8 million in development costs, because developers often go out and seek additional money....

Rental housing developers sought in R.I.

Get your proposals ready. Today (Oct. 2), Rhode Island Housing is announcing a $15 million program for the construction of affordable apartments called the...

Quill Co.’s foreign trade experience lights the way

The Quill Co. Inc. of Cranston has been around for some 34 years, making and selling its trademark slant-top writing instruments for companies that...
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