Thursday, December 9, 2021



No bidding war for film tax credit

We can only hope that the General Assembly does not feel the need to compete with Connecticut in luring Hollywood further East. According to...

DEM extends comment period on wetland rules

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has extended the public comment period on its proposed changes to freshwater wetlands rules until March...
PROPOSED new rules would require clinics such as Garden City Treatment Center in Cranston, above, to treat the poor for free. /

Proposed charity rules go beyond hospitals

New rules proposed by the R.I. Department of Health this month would require not just hospitals and nursing homes, but a variety of free-standing...

Stop & Shop EFT units tampered with in R.I.

QUINCY, Mass. – The Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. has discovered tampering with two personal identification number (PIN) pads at checkout lanes in stores...
DR. ROY AARON plans to use virtual-reality technology to test 'biohybrid' prosthetics for soldiers who have lost limbs in the Iraq war. /

A virtual take on cutting-edge medicine

Dr. Roy Aaron recalls the first time he donned a head-mounted display – a device resembling a helmet with goggles that displays computer-generated images...

MBTA to open central customer service office

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority plans to open a centralized customer service department, aiming to appease riders and streamline the complaint process. "The...

Fla. company gets OK to run radiation facility

PROVIDENCE – Radiation Therapy Services Inc., a Nasdaq-traded Florida company that operates Landmark Medical Center's radiation oncology facility, has gotten its state license to...

NHPRI gets grant to improve Latino health care

PROVIDENCE – Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island today announced that it is receiving a two-year $261,000 grant for a project, in collaboration with...
'I AM COMMITTED to responding to DBR's findings in a cooperative manner on behalf of Beacon's 14,000 policyholders,' said James V. Rosati, the insurer's new president and CEO. /

DBR issues draft report on Beacon Mutual

The Beacon Mutual Insurance Co. yesterday confirmed it has received a draft of the R.I. Department of Business Regulation's report on the company. The...

CPI rises 0.2% in January, fueling inflation fears

WASHINGTON – The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) last month rose 0.2 percent to 202.4 (1982 = 100), 2.1 percent above...

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