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Federal economic stimulus plan disappoints some

Mortgage broker George Devine had hoped the bipartisan economic stimulus bill signed by President George W. Bush earlier this month would provide the local...
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SBANE members back Obama, even over McCain

Grafton “Cap” Willey has been taking polls for years at the monthly meetings of the Small Business Association of New England, but he was...

Driver, monument firm earn 2008 Hope Awards

An asphalt-truck driver and a Cranston monument company were honored by Gov. Donald L. Carcieri with the 2008 Rhode Island’s Hope Awards. Last week’s...

Martineau gets 37 months in influence-peddling scandal

PROVIDENCE – Former House Majority Leader Gerard M. Martineau was sentenced today to 37 months in federal prison and ordered to pay a fine...

Oster’s death being investigated as suicide, Lynch says

LINCOLN – The shooting death of Jonathan F. Oster, 56, the former Lincoln town administrator who was convicted yesterday after a lengthy bribery trial,...

2 R.I. companies settle pesticide-report complaints

BOSTON – Goldline Controls Inc. of North Kingstown and North Safety Products Inc. of Cranston are among six New England manufacturers that have reached...

77 R.I. employers win $1.59M in worker training grants

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Governor’s Workforce Board has awarded 77 Comprehensive Worker Training grants, totaling $1.59 million, to help provide on-the-job training for 3,500...

DEM, EPA ink 3-year, $7.9M partnership agreement

PROVIDENCE and BOSTON – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s New England regional office today announced a three-year...

Carcieri presents 2008 R.I.’s Hope Awards

CRANSTON – An asphalt-truck driver and a Cranston monument company were honored by Gov. Donald L. Carcieri tonight with the 2008 Rhode Island’s Hope...

CRMC: Point Judith is state’s 2nd ‘clean marina’

NARRAGANSETT – The Point Judith Marina has been honored by the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council with the state’s second “clean marina” designation.“The...
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