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Cannabis panel’s report on audit findings sent to McKee, General Assembly

PROVIDENCE – The Cannabis Control Commission on Friday submitted a report to Gov. Daniel J. McKee and the General Assembly on the findings of...

360 High School students, families file lawsuit to keep school open

PROVIDENCE – Multilingual learner students who attend 360 High School and their parents have recently filed a federal lawsuit along with the Rhode Island...
E. CORRY KOLE, Providence College's former diversity, equity and inclusion education and professional services director, has filed a discrimination charge with the R.I. Commission for Human Rights and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against the college. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

Former Providence College DEI director files discrimination charge against school

PROVIDENCE – E. Corry Kole, the former diversity, equity and inclusion education and professional services director at Providence College who identifies as nonbinary, has...

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...
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