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News Briefs

DMV now accepting medical certificates through new online service

CRANSTON – The R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles now allows Rhode Island commercial driver’s license holders to submit their medical certificates online, the DMV...

Lifespan: Strike staff cost will come from UNAP contract

PROVIDENCE – Lifespan Corp. has assured patients it will have replacement staff during the strike United Nurses and Allied Professionals Local 5098 announced will...

Transmission line survey work for Clear River Energy Center begins this...

BURRILLVILLE – As part of the pre-engineering on the electric transmission line route for the proposed Clear River Energy Center, survey work will begin...

3 R.I. fire departments receive $515K in grants for new equipment,...

PROVIDENCE – Three fire departments can purchase lifesaving equipment and upgrade communications and protective gear thanks to $515,034 in federal funding.Fire departments in Pawtucket,...

DGA donates $1M to Raimondo-friendly PAC

PROVIDENCE – The Democratic Governors Association has donated $1 million to the Alliance for a Better Rhode Island, an independent expenditure political action committee...

Transmission line survey work for Clear River Energy Center begins this...

BURRILLVILLE – As part of the pre-engineering on the electric transmission line route for the proposed Clear River Energy Center, survey work will begin...

Local seafood hard to find in New England

Just 15 percent of the seafood available at markets in New England originated in the region, according to a pilot study by Rhode Island-based...

RWU names Workman interim president

BRISTOL – Provost Andrew A. Workman was named interim president of Roger Williams University on July 10 by the school’s board of trustees.The appointment...

White men dominate F.R. police ranks

FALL RIVER – Though more people of color are joining its ranks, the Fall River Police Department – like its host city, which is...

Providence special-events permitting goes digital

PROVIDENCE – The city has launched a digital special-permit system to offer “streamlined” services for easier access to necessary permits and applications for those...
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Wednesday December 5, 2018

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