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Saturday, November 17, 2018



More taxpayers use direct deposit, e-File

Direct-deposit refunds nationwide this year have passed the $100 million mark, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service reports, as a growing number of taxpayers opts...

Chambers seek business tax breaks, fight key bills

Last year, the Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce Coalition set out to make groundbreaking changes in the state’s tax policy, calling for a constitutional...
HOOD MARINA in Portsmouth is to be transformed into an upscale 'marina village'   with 1,495 slips and 988 housing units. /

Blighted waterfront land to become marina village

O’Neill Properties Group, the owner of Portsmouth’s Carnegie Abbey Club, has bought 44.5 acres of “environmentally scarred” property along the town’s waterfront and plans...
URI PROF. Yan Sun, a computer engineer, has won a five-year grant to work on designing a 'trust infrastructure' for wireless networks. /

URI researcher building ‘trust’ network tools

A computer engineer at the University of Rhode Island has been awarded a five-year, $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support her...
LUZO COMMUNITY BANK started looking for a buyer two years ago because its CEO, Jose Gouveia, felt the bank could better serve its customers with a larger partner. /

BankFive adds heft with Luzo acquisition

BankFive of Fall River and Luzo Community Bank of New Bedford are similar in a few crucial ways. Both are community banks. And both...

Deficit, health costs seen as<br> major challenges for R.I.

If there is one thing that the region’s business leaders and consumers agree on, it is that the state’s deficit represents a real challenge...

Feds propose subprime loan warnings

Several federal agencies are looking for comments on a proposed subprime mortgage lending statement that addresses risks and issues relating, especially, to adjustable-rate mortgages. The...

Nurses’ group balks at proposal on delegating duties

A proposed change to Rhode Island’s nursing regulations that would allow nurses to delegate tasks to unlicensed aides “when the client’s health status is...

Crime ring used Schwab, TD Ameritrade in fraud

An Eastern European crime ring netted at least $733,000 in illegal profit using trading accounts at TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. and six other firms,...
RENE R. MENARD, D-Lincoln, is sponsoring a bill that would give more rights to condo dwellers. /

Legislation aims to boost<br> R.I. condo owners’ rights

As condominiums become an ever-larger part of Rhode Island’s housing market, a Lincoln Democrat is seeking to enhance condo dwellers’ legal rights on two...
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Wednesday December 5, 2018

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