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DOWNTOWN OFFICE WORKERS board a RIPTA bus at the end of the business day. Few companies offer employee incentives for using public transit, officials say, and those who do find few takers. /

Mass transit lacks appeal for workers

Since moving to its new headquarters downtown, GTECH Corp. has become a leader among Providence businesses trying to encourage employees to carpool or use...
HOUSE FINANCE COMMITTEE Chairman Steven M. Costantino says  Rhode Island legislators did their best to close a $350 million deficit. /

Costantino sees R.I. budget as<br> a step in the right direction

As chairman of the House Finance Committee, Rep. Steven M. Costantino was one of the architects of the fiscal 2008 state budget approved by...
A CESSPOOL, a particularly primitive way to handle sewage, is a holding tank for solids with holes for the liquids to flow out. /

A partial victory, at last, in effort to ban cesspools

After five years of lobbying the General Assembly to phase out cesspools in Rhode Island, environmental advocates have scored a victory: the passage of...

New England leaders meet to promote coordination

Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts joined public officials and transportation leaders from all six New England states last week to continue an effort to...
THE OWNER of the 104-year-old Cliftex mill wants to demolish the building, but New Bedford Mayor Scott Lang is fighting to stop him and vetoed a City Council decision that would have allowed the building to come down. /

A political firestorm over historic New Bedford mill

A property-rights fight has erupted in New Bedford over plans by the owner of the 104-year-old former Cliftex mill to demolish the building.The City...
"THIS PROFESSION allows for direct contribution to myriad political issues," said Stephen R. Muschiano, an environmental project manager at Crossman Engineering. /

New Crossman exec’s job blends law, engineering

Stephen R. Muschiano has been named environmental project manager at Crossman Engineering Inc. in Warwick. He is a registered professional environmental engineer in Rhode...

State’s new tax should concern all small businesses

Small business owners in Rhode Island will want to take careful note of at least one novel feature of the recently approved state budget....
CHARLIE RAFERTY  plays the bagpipe aboard the 65-foot Continental Sloop Providence, a replica of the first vessel commanded by John Paul Jones during the Revolutionary War. /

Tall Ships bring 250,000 to Newport

Rhode Island’s maritime heritage was on display during the recently concluded Amica Insurance Tall Ships Rhode Island 2007 celebration, as 19 square riggers, barques,...

Therapist pays $100,000 in Medicare fraud case

PROVIDENCE – A physical therapist who formerly had offices in East Providence and Warwick has paid $100,000 to the federal government to settle potential...

Carcieri, DOH announce new innovation awards

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri and the R.I. Department of Health announced last week that they are seeking nominees for the new Governor’s...
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