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House Finance Committee to consider breaking with CARES Act tax provisions

PROVIDENCE – The House Finance Committee on Wednesday will take up a proposal to break away from federal tax provisions outlined in the Coronavirus...

Newly built home on Providence’s East Side sells for $1.8M

PROVIDENCE – A newly constructed, Foursquare-style house on the city’s East Side has sold for $1.8 million. It is the fourth-highest price for the East...

Rhode Island School of Design completes Nickerson Hall renovations

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island School of Design has completed its renovation of Nickerson Hall, the second phase of its planned improvements to a...

Report gives R.I. manufacturing D+; local leaders say picture incomplete

PROVIDENCE – Manufacturing in Rhode Island received a D+, according the 2020 Manufacturing Scorecard from Ball State University’s Center for Business and Economic Research. The...

Five Questions With: Karen Emma

In her new book, “Medicare Untangled,” author Karen Emma seeks to explain the ins and outs of Medicare for retirees enrolled in its health...

Providence Public Library completes $25M renovation of 1950s-era wing

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Public Library this week completed its 18-month renovation of the 1950s-era wing, establishing new common areas for the public to...

Narragansett 2100 establishes a URI student advisory council

NARRAGANSETT – Narragansett 2100, a nonprofit organization of landlords and property managers in the town, has established a new advisory council that includes town...

Pawtucket Paint Box program adds public art to neighborhoods

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket is continuing a Paint Box program that provides a stipend to local artists who design and paint utility boxes along public...

Five Questions With: Joe Mazzone

William M. Davies Jr. Career & Technical High School in Lincoln has an app to screen its students for COVID-19, which was developed by...

RIPTA launches new smart fare collection system with reloadable cards

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Transit Authority has announced Wave, its new smart fare collection system featuring reloadable smart cards and a mobile app. According...

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