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Thundermist Health Center of Woonsocket unveils $6M addition

WOONSOCKET – Thundermist Health Center unveiled its 50,000-square-foot, $6 million addition of new patient-care space at 450 Clinton St. Sept. 28, the culmination of...

40% of R.I. Promise students did not return for year two

WARWICK – Forty percent of the first cohort of Rhode Island Promise students enrolled at the Community College of Rhode Island did not return...

R.I. tightens voting on pay packages for company executives

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island opposes increased compensation packages for corporate executives if the pay is not aligned with company performance, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner...

Pawtucket to receive additional voting machines to reduce wait times

PAWTUCKET – The city will receive 53 DS-200 voting machines from the R.I. Board of Elections for the midterm election on Nov. 6, nearly...

R.I. receives $508K grant to support wildlife conservation

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has received $508,136 in federal funding through the State Wildlife Grant Program, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced Sept....

Reed, McKee work to strengthen Rhode Island’s State Plan on Alzheimer’s

CRANSTON – Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., Lt. Gov. Daniel McKee, state health officials and the Alzheimer’s Association Rhode Island Chapter met on Sept. 24...

Mechanics Cooperative Bank appoints Botelho vice president, commercial loan officer

TAUNTON – Maria T. Botelho has been appointed vice president, commercial loan officer at Mechanics Cooperative Bank, The Herald News reported Sept. 25.Botelho has...

DOR: Adjusted general revenue $8M below expectations for August

PROVIDENCE – The state’s adjusted general revenue is $8.2 million, or 3 percent, below expectations for August, according to a Revenue Assessment Report released...

Real estate executive Melanie Delman dies at age 61

NARRAGANSETT – Melanie Delman, president and co-owner of Lila Delman Real Estate, died of breast cancer at age 61, the company announced Sept. 24.Delman,...

Dominion agrees to sell Manchester Street Power Station as part of...

PROVIDENCE – Dominion Energy has entered an agreement to sell the Manchester Street Power Station as part of a $1.2 billion sale to Starwood...
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