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Researchers conducting seafloor survey for proposed offshore wind projects

NORTH KINGSTOWN – A multimillion-dollar ocean-floor survey is being conducted off the Rhode Island coast in preparation for the South Fork Wind Farm and...

Polaris MEP’s Manufacturing Innovation Challenge application period opens Aug. 24

PROVIDENCE – The application period for the next cohort of Polaris MEP’s Manufacturing Innovation Challenge opens Aug. 24, the nonprofit announced.Polaris MEP will host...

ACLU: Federal officials conspired to arrest, detain undocumented immigrants seeking legalization

PROVIDENCE – Documents released Aug. 13 reveal U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials collaborated to “trap” undocumented immigrants...

The Miriam Hospital ranked No. 1 in Providence metro by U.S....

PROVIDENCE – The Miriam Hospital was ranked No. 1 in the city’s metropolitan area in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2018-19 Best Hospital...

Mortgage delinquency in Providence metro drops in May

PROVIDENCE – The percentage of mortgages in some form of delinquency of more than 30 days, including foreclosure, in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area...

SEA CORP one of 23 companies awarded $794.5M NUWC multiple-award contract

MIDDLETOWN – Systems Engineering Associates Corp. was one of 23 companies that earned a nine-year, combined $794.5 million contract from the Weapons, Vehicles, and...

Farm Fresh Rhode Island receives $4.6M in federal funds to launch...

PAWTUCKET – Farm Fresh Rhode Island has received $4.6 million to help encourage Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants across New England to increase their...

Westport to lose $230K in state beach reimbursements due to valuation...

WESTPORT – The town recently learned it will lose $230,000 in state reimbursement money next year for its state-owned beaches, www.southcoasttoday.com reported Aug. 6.The...

Kilmartin joins lawsuit to block release of 3-D-printed firearm designs

PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has joined a multistate lawsuit to block the Trump administration action to allow the distribution of firearm...

Raimondo leads all gubernatorial candidates in campaign fundraising

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo raised $1.2 million from individuals and received $14,475 from political action committees from April through June, bringing her...
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