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Mass. to rejoin N.E. power-plant emissions pact

BOSTON – At a news conference this afternoon at the University of Massachusetts–Boston, Gov. Deval Patrick is expected to announce that Massachusetts will rejoin...

Mass. to sign N.E. greenhouse pact; eyes turn to R.I.

BOSTON – Gov. Deval Patrick, speaking this afternoon at the University of Massachusetts–Boston, has declared that Massachusetts has rejoined the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.Seven...

Dartmouth sets tax auction of 66 properties

DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The town has scheduled a tax possession auction for Friday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. in the John Marland Meeting Room...

Markland may sell its 82% stake<br> in Technest Holdings

WARWICK – Markland Technologies Inc., working to transform laboratory technology into real-world products, yesterday said it is "exploring strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value,"...

Sage aims to reinvent hotel dining

Maggie Longo sees more than drywall and dust when she looks at the site where Temple Downtown Restaurant and Lounge is slated to open...

Tribe ‘weighing options’ after appeal’s rejection

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the Narragansett Indian Tribe’s appeal of a lower-court ruling that the tribe is subject to Rhode...

RI.gov listed among ‘Best of Web’

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s state Web site and the state’s Marine No Septic Discharge Online Compliance System Web site were both honored in the...

Warwick to join free BCBSRI wellness plan

WARWICK – Mayor Scott Avedisian Friday announced the city will participate in Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s MuniBlue health-management service.Under...

Study finds rail stop makes sense in Pawtucket

If a commuter rail stop were placed in Pawtucket, it could be used by more than 1,000 people every day by 2030, with about...

CVS honored for hiring people with disabilities

By David Ortiz Contributing Writer CVS/pharmacy, the nation’s largest drugstore chain, has earned national recognition for its achievements in employing people with disabilities. The Woonsocket-based company received...
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