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Is crackdown coming on strip clubs?

Are Providence authorities sending a message of a coming crackdown to so-called “adult entertainment” businesses with their recent short-lived closure of the Foxy Lady...

City tries to ‘stir up the economy’

Providence is again positioning itself to help businesses benefit from celebrations ringing in the new year, though it will be a couple of months...

It’s make or break time for retailers

Local retailers have turned to traditional in-store special touches such as gift wrapping and promises of superior customer service to attract customers to their...
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Emily Fields, a biological sciences student at the University of Rhode Island, conducts sampling of macroalgae along Narragansett Bay. Through higher sewer rates, many homes and businesses in northern Rhode Island have been paying for a nearly $1.4 billion tunnel project by the Narragansett Bay Commission to prevent dirty wastewater from overflowing into the bay./PBN FILE PHOTO

Price of cleaner bay? Rising sewer bills

If they already haven’t realized it, households and businesses in Greater Providence are paying much of the cost of keeping Narragansett Bay clean.To comply...
PROVIDENCE MAYOR Jorge O. Elorza has vetoed the rezoning that would authorize the Hope Point Tower. / COURTESY THE FANE ORGANIZATION

Will Elorza veto cost city in GA?

The dramatic city review of the Hope Point Tower development – capped Nov. 30 with a last-minute veto by Mayor Jorge O. Elorza –...
COURTESY HENRY P. KENDALL FOUNDATION.

RISD, JWU eye local food brand

A budding partnership between neighboring Providence universities may lead to a new food brand designed for purchase by large institutions with lots of mouths...

Officials left guessing on Hasbro plans

Call it The Big Mum. One of the world’s largest toymakers and among Rhode Island’s iconic companies, Hasbro Inc. is considering moving its headquarters...

From disengaged to strength leader

The effort to tap into workers’ intrinsic strengths is taking root across Rhode Island, fueled by training and tours offered through Leadership Rhode Island.The...

Four in region among top ‘green colleges’

Four schools in the region made The Princeton Review’s latest list of the nation’s top “green colleges,” including one, Brown University, that cracked the...
BANK OF AMERICA reported a net income of $7.2 billion in the third quarter. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/RON ANTONELLI

Bank of America’s deposits surge in R.I. on mobile banking

Going by the numbers, Bank of America had a banner year in Rhode Island. Its deposits within the state skyrocketed to $12.4 billion as...
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