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NatGrid rate plan criticized by state officials

National Grid Rhode Island’s Nov. 27 proposal to charge customers an additional $71.6 million each year evoked sharp criticism from state leaders.The complaint –...

RISD promoting alumni bizs

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, the Rhode Island School of Design has launched an online platform for alumni-owned businesses that puts...

Curbs to historic tax credit could hurt R.I.

A proposed change to the federal tax code could have outsized impact on Rhode Island, where historic but dilapidated mill buildings and commercial structures...

NatGrid misread storm. Now what?

National Grid Rhode Island is under fire in the aftermath of the Oct. 29-30 storm that left tens of thousands of Rhode Islanders without...

RIF ‘investment’ in state grows

The Rhode Island Foundation in recent years has increasingly taken a more active role as a community convener, planner and funder. That evolution, as...

Is Rhody a player for Amazon HQ2?

In an introductory video for the Rhode Island pitch to Amazon.com, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo describes Rhode Island as a “small pond in a...
CHARLESTOWN OFFICIALS have not yet determined the potential impact of a September deal made by the Narragansett Indian Tribe to offer water from an aquifer as a secondary water supply for the proposed Burrillville Clean River Energy Center./ COURTESY INVENERGY

Tribe, town not talking on water deal

Charlestown officials say they don’t know what potential impact a late September deal made by the Narragansett Indian Tribe to offer water from an...
MALLS AROUND THE COUNTRY are utilizing former retail spaces as mixed-use developments including office spaces and restaurants. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ARIANA LINDQUIST

Malls must change to survive

After almost 30 years, Emerald Square in North Attleboro is becoming something other than an enclosed mall. A commercial real estate firm has started...

Risk or rewards in PawSox deal?

As legislative hearings explore whether Rhode ­Islanders should help fund a new $83 million stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox, questions about the risk...

Raimondo moves to aid ‘Dreamers’

Rhode Island organizations and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo have made a concerted effort to retain the state’s so-called “Dreamers,” including covering their application fees...
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