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Bill is now due for decades of neglect of public school...

After decades of neglect, the bill is finally coming due for the most-urgent repairs and upgrades needed at the state’s aging primary- and secondary-education...
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Five Questions With Douglas Y.T. Hsu

Douglas Y.T. Hsu | Director-general, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Boston1. What does your office oversee in the U.S.? Our main responsibility is taking...

Providence to give $600K savings to First Student as part of...

PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s administration helped resolve the strike between First Student Inc., the city’s school bus provider, and its drivers by...

RIDE receives $2.5M for at-risk students

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education received a $2.5 million federal School Climate Transformation grant to expand programs that address social, emotional and...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO said Thursday the state has cut the volume of regulations for businesses by almost one-third.
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Is Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s effort to reduce small business regulation...

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo recently announced that the state has reduced by almost one-third the volume of regulations affecting small businesses in Rhode Island....

DOR: August cash collections total $270M

PROVIDENCE – August cash collections in Rhode Island totaled $269.9 million, a 0.2 percent year-over-year increase, said the R.I. Department of Revenue on Oct....
DATA COLLECTED BY HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University shows that homeowners are spending more of their income on housing costs than in years past. / COURTESY HOUSINGWORKS RI

Housing affordability is getting worse in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island housing has become significantly less affordable to many state residents over the past year, due to rising real estate values...

Federal regulators approve liquefied natural gas project in Providence

PROVIDENCE – Federal regulators have approved a controversial plan by utility giant National Grid PLC to build a $180 million liquefied natural gas facility...
Metacomet Country Club is listed for sale./COURTESY LEISURE INVESTMENT PROPERTIES GROUP OF MARCUS & MILLICHAP REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT SERVICES.

Metacomet Country Club in East Providence listed for sale

EAST PROVIDENCE – Metacomet Country Club is on the market, listed for $3.5 million, according to a brokerage based in Tampa, Fla., that specializes...
GREEN DEVELOPMENT said construction on a seven-turbine onshore wind farm in Johnston will begin next week and the company expects the turbines to be operational before the end of the year.

Seven-turbine, onshore wind farm to begin construction in Johnston

JOHNSTON – Work on a seven-turbine, 21-megawatt onshore wind farm is expected to begin next week, the developer, Green Development LLC, announced Thursday.The company...
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