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R.I. Hospital set to begin $60M addition, upgrade

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Hospital recently announced that, having been granted a certificate of need by the R.I. Department of Health, it is ready...
MILLIE WRIGHT, third from left, loan officer for Rhode Island Housing, with, from left, Gil Medeiros, Skip Gilmore, Phil Tirrell, Jennifer Feighery, Bill Tirrell, Stephanie Duggan and Louanne Jennings, all of Tirrell Realty. /

Tirrell Realty recognized with R.I. Housing award

Rhode Island Housing has honored Tirrell Realty of East Providence for its work with first-time homebuyers, naming the brokerage Realtor of the Quarter after...

Woonsocket levee in need of maintenance

WOONSOCKET – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has determined that one levee in Rhode Island, the Blackstone River Flood Protection...

Calif. firm hired to track renewable energy use

PROVIDENCE – The State of Rhode Island has selected Santa Clara, Calif.-based APX Inc. to manage its renewable energy certificates and oversee compliance with...

New Bedford still No. 1 in value of fish landings

NEW BEDFORD – The port of New Bedford has once again claimed the top spot for the value of landings of fish and shellfish,...
STUDENTS Gina Cubias and Jose Lebron work with a friend during a computer class at Central Falls High School. /

Central Falls H.S. plan gives URI a chance to shine

After Central Falls High School missed its No Child Left Behind targets for the fifth year in a row, triggering a requirement that the...
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$21.5M awarded in Newport wrongful-death suit

An R.I. Superior Court jury yesterday returned a $21.5 million verdict in a Newport wrongful-death suit. With interest, the award is expected to total...

Growth may demand rate hike, Fed’s Plosser says

PHILADELPHIA – Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser said the central bank may need to raise its benchmark interest rate, Bloomberg News...

U.S. wholesale inventories shrink in Dec., sales rise

WASHINGTON – U.S. wholesalers' inventories dipped 0.5 percent in December, to $393.8 billion, the lowest level since August, after rising a revised 1.1 percent...
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