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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...

Fall River gets $491,666 to reach out to dropouts

WASHINGTON – The states of Rhode Island and Massachusetts and the Bay State communities of Brockton and Fall River are among the recipients of...

Federal grant allows RIC to keep Upward Bound

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College has received a four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to continue its Upward Bound program, which RIC...
THE PROPOSED Vista Della Torre, an $80 million luxury condominium complex, is opposed by many on Providence's West Side.  /

Luxury condo tower plan draws ire

The Providence City Council was scheduled to vote Thursday, July 5, on a street abandonment that would make way for a luxury, high-security condominium...

HUD to give $13.2M to 4 R.I. cities

WASHINGTON – The cities of Providence, Cranston, Warwick and Woonsocket will receive more than $13 million in affordable-housing aid from the U.S. Department of...

Morgan Stanley fined $250,000 by R.I. DBR

PROVIDENCE – Securities broker Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc., formerly Morgan Stanley DW Inc., has paid a civil penalty of $250,000, the R.I. Department...

Michael Bianco faces $45,000 in OSHA fines

NEW BEDFORD – Leather-goods manufacturer Michael Bianco Inc. faces $45,000 in proposed fines, according to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Braintree office. An...

CVS pledges $1.1M for Boundless Playgrounds

WOONSOCKET – CVS All Kids Can, a program of the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Inc. and CVS/pharmacy, today pledged $1.1 million to Boundless Playgrounds....
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