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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Editorial and Op-Ed

Flex campus will boost Quonset jobs

Quonset Business Park is Rhode Island’s leading engine of job creation and economic development, with 11,800 jobs and more than 200 companies, but we’re...
WORTHY OF AUDACITY: The Providence City Plan Commission has rejected proposed changes to city zoning that would allow the Fane Organization to build a 46-story residential high-rise, the Hope Point Tower, on a prominent site overlooking the Providence River downtown.  / COURTESY FANE ORGANIZATION

Providence should not let past strangle its future potential

By rejecting the Fain Organization’s proposed changes to zoning in the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District, the Providence City Plan Commission seems to be more...

Investing in innovation a good bet

Can $20 million reroute a state’s trajectory? That is the question that the Innovation Campus project seeks to answer.Using $20 million in voter-approved bond...

Tax sugar-sweetened drinks to fight obesity

Eating too much added sugar has become one of the riskiest health behaviors in the modern world. None too soon, governments are waking up...

Sports betting a win for states’ rights

In an important decision for states’ rights announced May 14, the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed New Jersey to permit sports gambling, both by...

Good corporate citizenship pays off in multiple ways

What is a good corporate citizen? According to ­Corporate Responsibility Magazine, the good corporate citizen is transparent about its performance across a number of...

Federal accountability starts in R.I.

This story opens as a simple $1.2 million grant from the U. S. Department of Transportation to Bristol to rehabilitate the walls of the...

Housing finance still broken

Regulators have done a lot to reform the financial system since the 2008 crisis, but they still haven’t fixed the market where the trouble...

Hope Tower belongs downtown

In 2005 the tallest building in Providence was to be constructed in the heart of downtown. It was to be built between the historic...
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