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THE NEED IS GREAT: The auditorium in Classical High School in Providence shows significant wear and tear.   / PBN PHOTO/
MICHAEL SALERNO

Taking on debt for schools a good idea only if R.I....

According to a 2016 study, more than 100 debt-issuing entities in the state accounted for a total of more than $10.5 billion in debt...

How public pensions can start healing

Public pension funds need help. Rather than offer specific investment recommendations, I am going to make some suggestions to help them think about what...

Stop whining about ‘skills gap’

There are about 6.5 million job openings in the U.S., a record high. The number of people looking for work without success is falling...

Fall River laments water sale to proposed Clear River Energy Center

FALL RIVER – The City Council passed a resolution voicing opposition to the renewal of a controversial water contract it made in October that...
THE PRIVATE EQUITY-BACKED owners of The Providence Journal say that the cuts they have made to the staffs of the newspapers it has bought were of highly paid but unproductive reporters. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Do you care who owns a media property?

The ownership structure of newspapers have joined the discussion about corporate ownership of news media outlets, something that has been a hot button issue...

R.I. wins SLICE Award for Block Island Offshore Wind Farm

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island received a 2018 State Leadership in Clean Energy Award for the successful installation of the Block Island Offshore Wind Farm,...

Sensata agrees to sell valves business for $173M

ATTLEBORO – Sensata Technologies Inc. will sell its valves business to Pacific Industrial Co. for $173 million, the companies announced May 22.The business being...

SBA partners with BBB for free educational opportunities

PROVIDENCE - The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Rhode Island District Office has revealed its plans to partner with the Better Business Bureau to provide...
THE LAUNCH DATE of the Tiverton Casino Hotel has been moved up to Sept. 1. Above, the progress of the Tiverton property in March. The team said much of the exterior work has since been finished. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Tiverton Casino Hotel open date moves up 1 month

TIVERTON – The opening date of the Tiverton Casino Hotel has been moved up one month to Sept. 1, Twin River Management Group announced...
The PROPERTY AT 280 RUMSTICK RD. sold for $2.3 million / COURTESY: MOTT AND CHACE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Barrington property sells for $2.3M

BARRINGTON- The waterfront property located at 280 Rumstick Rd. in Barrington has sold for $2,300,000, the second highest sale in the municipality this year.The...
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