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Burrillville elementary teacher receives $25,000 Milken Award

BURRILLVILLE – Nancie Lawrence, a teacher at the Steere Farm Elementary School in Burrillville, was awarded a $25,000 unrestricted grant as a Milken Educator...

Vermont-based firm to study tourism impacts on Block Island

NEW SHOREHAM – The Block Island Tourism Council has contracted a firm to study societal and environmental impacts of tourism on Block Island. The study,...

RIPEC report warns of increasing general revenue spending trend

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council is warning state policymakers about an increasing trend in general revenue spending, while calling for the...

Pandemic relief money spent on hotel, ballpark, ski slopes

WASHINGTON (AP) – Thanks to a sudden $140 million cash infusion, officials in Broward County, Florida, recently broke ground on a high-end hotel that...

R.I. State Police Col. James Manni hired as South Kingstown town...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – R.I. State Police Col. James M. Manni is returning to municipal government as a town manager once again. After serving for three...
REPUBLICAN ASHLEY KALUS officially launched her gubernatorial campaign on Tuesday via a YouTube video. / SCREENSHOT OF YOUTUBE VIDEO

First GOP gubernatorial candidate officially launches campaign

PROVIDENCE – A political newcomer and Republican candidate has entered the Rhode Island gubernatorial race. Ashley Kalus officially launched her campaign on Tuesday via a...

R.I. CEO Council to reconvene after 5-year hiatus

WARWICK – After a five-year absence, the Rhode Island CEO Council is returning with a focus on reestablishing opportunities lost during the pandemic. The newly-reconvened...

Cox defends $120M plan to upgrade state’s broadband infrastructure

PROVIDENCE – Cox Communications' $120 million plan to upgrade Rhode Island's broadband infrastructure is not enough for three state lawmakers, including Rep. Deborah Ruggiero,...

Rhode Island to offer rebates for electric vehicle purchases

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is offering a new rebate program to make it more enticing to purchase an electric vehicle as part of an...

McKee makes $19M in ARPA funding available for state child care...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee has made $19 million in American Rescue Plan Act money available to support the funding of early educator...

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