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Melo sentenced in smuggling of profits from illegal overfishing operation

DARTMOUTH – Jamie Melo, a former captain with the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office, was sentenced Nov. 5 for his role in helping Carlos Rafael...

2 men indicted in credit card skimming scheme

PROVIDENCE – Juan Jose Rodriguez-Castro and Wilberd Armando Reyes-Castro were indicted by a federal grand jury on Nov. 1 in an alleged scheme to...

CVS reports $1.4B Q3 profit, expects to close Aetna deal by...

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. posted a profit of $1.4 billion in the third quarter, an 8.2 percent increase year over year, as diluted...

Student activist group files climate-change lawsuit against R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Student group Nature’s Trust Rhode Island has filed a lawsuit in Superior Court to force the state to comply with its petition...

R.I. home price index jumps 6.5%, most in N.E

PROVIDENCE – The home price index in Rhode Island increased 6.5 percent in September, the most in New England, CoreLogic said Nov. 6.The year-over-year...

Sensata reports $149M profit in Q3

ATTLEBORO – Sensata Technologies Inc. realized a third-quarter profit of $149.1 million, or 88 cents per diluted share, a 69.4 percent increase year over...

Magaziner honored for efforts to expand Crime Victim Compensation Program

PROVIDENCE – Treasurer Seth Magaziner earned a “Civic Award” from Crossroads Rhode Island for his efforts to expand the Crime Victim Compensation Program, Magaziner’s...

Embattled Fall River mayor fights recall effort

FALL RIVER – Embattled Mayor Jasiel Correia II wants to keep his job and is asking people not to support a recall effort.Correia, facing...

Reed announces $23.7M in LIHEAP funding for R.I.

PROVIDENCE – The state will receive $23.7 million from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program to help Rhode Islanders stay warm this winter,...

R.I. gets $500K for STEM apprenticeship program

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island received a three-year, $500,000 STEM apprenticeship grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the R.I. Department of Education announced on...
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