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Which poll is right on PawSox?

What does the public think of the current financing proposal for a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox?Ask House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello,...
A RENDERING of the proposed natural gas-powered electrical plant in Burrillville. / COURTESY INVENERGY

Power plant debate gets personal

In 2015, the proposal to build a new, gas-fired power plant in Burrillville was announced with budding optimism amid rising energy prices.Despite concerns raised...

R.I. pitched as ‘Fun-Sized’

“Marketing is not a logo, it is not a brand,” said R.I. Commerce Corp. Chief Marketing Officer Lara Salamano, discussing the agency’s decidedly low-key...

Feds toughen marijuana stance

When Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently signaled that federal prosecutors may once again enforce U.S. law in prosecuting people involved in the cultivation, distribution...

What’s next for blockchain?

What are cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology? How do they affect me, my business and my industry? How about society at large? Should I invest?These...

Wall: ACI job training ‘here to stay’

During his 31-year tenure with the R.I. Department of Corrections – 18 as director – A.T. Wall helped prioritize job placement and preparation programs...
TIME TO VOTE: The Senate Finance Committee on Jan. 9 will hold a much-anticipated hearing on financing for a new Pawtucket Red Sox stadium. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX

Are lawmakers ready to deal on PawSox?

The General Assembly has returned to work with a few critical topics to consider and a host of other issues that will likely lead...
A RENDERING OF the proposed natural gas-powered electrical plant in Burrillville. / COURTESY INVENERGY LLC

Who’s paying for Invenergy power plant?

A lawsuit filed this month by Invenergy Thermal Development LLC against National Grid Rhode Island and ISO New England is raising new questions for...

No quick fix for public-defender understaffing

Don’t blame a lack of interest among law school graduates for the dramatic understaffing of attorneys in the Rhode Island Public Defender’s office.According to...

Small businesses are in holiday-sales game

Small businesses, locally owned and operated, have been fighting to keep their place amid growing pressure from online sales.Two weeks into the traditional holiday...
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