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Providence to give $600K savings to First Student as part of...

PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s administration helped resolve the strike between First Student Inc., the city’s school bus provider, and its drivers by...

RIDE receives $2.5M for at-risk students

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education received a $2.5 million federal School Climate Transformation grant to expand programs that address social, emotional and...

Brown, RIH awarded $800K for trial of recovery intervention for opioid...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital have received an $800,000 grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation for the first randomized, controlled...

DOR: August cash collections total $270M

PROVIDENCE – August cash collections in Rhode Island totaled $269.9 million, a 0.2 percent year-over-year increase, said the R.I. Department of Revenue on Oct....

Deepwater Wind to be acquired for $510M

PROVIDENCE – Deepwater Wind LLC will be acquired by the Danish company Ørsted for $510 million, the two companies announced Oct. 8.Ørsted has entered...

RIMA backs Raimondo in first-ever endorsement of a political candidate

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Rhode Island Manufacturers Association announced its endorsement of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo Oct. 10, marking the organization’s first-ever endorsement of...

Jackson pleads nolo contendere to embezzlement, campaign finance charges

PROVIDENCE – Former City Councilman Kevin Jackson pleaded no contest to charges related to the unlawful appropriation and embezzlement of funds from the Providence...

City, retirees projected to save $700K by switching drug plan to...

FALL RIVER – The city and its retirees are projected to save approximately $700,000 over the next two years by switching a drug insurance...

R.I. mortgage delinquency 4.6% in July

PROVIDENCE – Mortgage delinquencies of greater than 30 days in Rhode Island declined 0.9 percentage points year over year to 4.6 percent in July,...

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...
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Wednesday December 5, 2018

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