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Providence City Council passes ordinance tightening ‘8% law’ tax breaks

PROVIDENCE – The City Council approved a new ordinance that will govern the use of a state low-income housing incentive known as the "8%...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Transportation has installed massive new Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport signs along Interstate 95 at the airport connector. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Massive Rhode Island T.F. Green signs installed along I-95

WARWICK – Two large Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport signs have been installed along Interstate 95 as part of a $12.9 million project...

4 men charged with stealing $230K in multistate scheme

PROVIDENCE – Four Guatemalan nationals face federal charges in a retail theft scheme that defrauded stores in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania of...

Correctional officers union blames RIDOC director for recent prison violence

CRANSTON – The Rhode Island Brotherhood of Correctional Officers on Monday blasted the  R.I. Department of Corrections leadership in the wake of several inmate...
PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS has named 34 honorees for the 2024 Business Women Awards program.

Gemma Foundation’s Gemma-Corcelli, Day Pitney’s Evangelista among PBN’s 2024 Business Women...

PROVIDENCE – Maria Gemma-Corcelli, executive director of the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation, has been selected by Providence Business News as this year’s...
A CONNECTICUT CONTRACTOR faces more than $200,000 in fines for its role in a dock collapse last October in New Bedford that injured two workers, the U.S. Department of Labor says.

Conn. contractor faces $200K in fines for New Bedford dock collapse

PROVIDENCE – Federal safety inspectors are looking to fine a Connecticut contractor more than $200,000 for its responsibility in a dock collapse last October...

7 local colleges among U.S. News’ best graduate schools

PROVIDENCE – Seven local colleges were listed as being among the top graduate schools across the country, according to the U.S. News & World...

RIPTA CEO Avedisian pleads not guilty to leaving scene of fender...

WARWICK – R.I. Public Transit Authority CEO Scott Avedisian pleaded not guilty to leaving the scene of a fender bender on March 27, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported...
R.I. PUBLIC TRANSIT AUTHORITY CEO Scott Avedisian will face criminal charges after leaving the scene of a fender bender on March 27, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reports. / COURTESY R.I. PUBLIC TRANSIT AUTHORITY

RIPTA CEO Avedisian to be criminally charged for leaving scene of...

WARWICK – R.I. Public Transit Authority CEO Scott Avedisian will face criminal charges after leaving the scene of a fender bender on March 27,...
RHODE ISLAND'S U.S. ATTORNEY Zachary A. Cunha has been appointed to serve on the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee of U.S. Attorneys. / COURTESY ZACHARY A. CUNHA

Cunha appointed to Attorney General’s Advisory Committee of U.S. Attorneys

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's U.S. Attorney Zachary A. Cunha has been appointed to serve on the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee of U.S. Attorneys by...
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