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Report: 5K marijuana citations issued in R.I. since decriminalization

PROVIDENCE – Although possession of small amounts of marijuana was decriminalized in Rhode Island in 2013, police officers throughout the state continue to issue...

Cabo Verde is open for business

Cabo Verde was recently named one of the best places to visit in 2018. With its unique culture, diverse islands and beaches, the nation...

Opioid plans must have many facets

While it is simple to group the thousands of drug-overdose deaths that have come to Rhode Island as a piece of the opioid crisis,...

Those reviewing development should know all the rules first

With new projects being proposed on a regular basis in Providence, the biggest issue has moved from making development happen to managing that development,...
This nearly 5-acre site will be redeveloped into new retail uses. It now is the location of the Fred W. Smith Inc. car sales business./SWEENEY REAL ESTATE & APPRAISAL.

South Kingstown auto dealership sold, land will be redeveloped

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A vintage car dealership in the village of Wakefield has been sold and will be redeveloped into a new retail center.Fred...

FCC chief’s ties with Sinclair said to be subject of probe

NEW YORK - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s internal watchdog is probing whether the agency’s chairman improperly pushed for rule changes that helped clear...
COLLECTIONS OF THE 1 percent meal and beverage tax in Rhode Island increased 8.4 percent year over year to $2.1 million. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE MACGREGOR

Nov. sees rise in 1% meal and beverage tax collections

PROVIDENCE – Collection of the local 1 percent meal and beverage tax totaled $2.1 million in November, an 8.5 percent year-over-year increase, the R.I....
U.S. FACTORY OUTPUT was unchanged in January. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT/GETTY IMAGES

Output at U.S. manufacturers unchanged for a second month

New YORK - U.S. factory output was unchanged in January for a second month after a run of healthy advances consistent with ongoing expansion in...
A PLAN TO RENOVATE the Lapham and Wit buildings for conversion to a mix of commercial and residential units, and renovate and expand the Trayne Building for a similar purpose, on Westminster Street in downtown Providence received final approval by the city's Downtown Design Review Committee on Feb. 12. / COURTESY UNION STUDIO ARCHITECTURE AND COMMUNITY DESIGN

Westminster Street building redevelopment plan receives final approval

PROVIDENCE – A redevelopment plan for three buildings on Westminster Street owned by Cornish Associates received final approval by the city’s Downtown Design Review...
JEFF LEVY is a private attorney based in Providence. / COURTESY JEFF LEVY

Five Questions With: Jeff Levy

Jeff Levy, a private attorney based in Providence, has represented tenants and a landlord in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union...
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