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ALL FINANCING ASPECTS for the Tidewater Landing stadium in Pawtucket have closed. / COURTESY FORTUITOUS PARTNERS

Did Pawtucket and the state make the right bet in backing...

Tidewater Landing soccer stadium developer Fortuitous Partners on Feb. 8 announced that all financing on the United Soccer League team’s future 10,000-plus-seat Pawtucket stadium...

The best use for pandemic aid?

Gov. Daniel J. McKee’s $13.7 billion fiscal 2025 budget recommends “reprogramming” $51.7 million of the roughly $700 million in unspent State Fiscal Recovery Funds...

RIPEC urges fiscal ‘restraint’ for FY 2025 state budget

PROVIDENCE – With the historic infusion of federal revenues from pandemic relief programs expiring and a reversal of record state revenue surpluses, the state’s general...
ROUGH RETURN: Erin Thibeault went back to work as a teacher this fall after having a child but didn’t ­expect the trouble she and her husband had in finding day care for her daughter. 
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

‘She-cession’ cessation: Women’s employment hits record high, but hardships endure

After taking the entire 2022-2023 school year off for maternity leave, Erin Thibeault wasn’t just eager to return to work as a first grade...
PROVPORT INC. ANNOUNCED WEDNESDAY it has formally executed a lease with Rhode Island Waterfront Enterprises LLC to develop and operate the undeveloped port on the city’s South Quay. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND WATERFRONT ENTERPRISES LLC

ProvPort executes lease to develop E.P. port; Waterson Terminal pledges $35M...

EAST PROVIDENCE – More than a year after ground was broken to build a new wind turbine shipping and staging area on the city’s...
ADMINISTRATORS at Rhode Island College are already looking for grants and other funding sources for its new Institute for Cybersecurity & Emerging Technologies after the $2 million allocation from the state's American Rescue Plan Act funds runs out in three years. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

After initial launch, RIC’s new cybersecurity institute looks to be self-funded

State leaders have agreed to set aside more than $2 million to launch the Institute for Cybersecurity & Emerging Technologies at Rhode Island College,...
HOMEGROWN: Amelia Lopez, left, Southside Community Land Trust food access associate, and Appoline Alphonsine, a college intern, sort through vegetables harvested by the Providence nonprofit. SCLT recently received an $80,000 grant from the city that was not part of the $10 million racial reparation initiative. Some have complained that the city is moving too slow on deploying the $10 million equities program.
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

What happened to Providence’s reparations initiative?

Jim Vincent threw himself into the work when he was appointed to the Providence Municipal Reparations Commission in early 2022 because he saw an...
THE R.I. PUBLIC TRANSIT Authority's pilot program providing free rides on the R-Line is set to end on Sept. 30. The agency says it is not financial feasible to continue the program. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

RIPTA’s R-Line fare-free program ending after monthlong extension

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Transit Authority says it's extending the R-Line fare-free pilot program for another month to give passengers sufficient time to...
THE CITY OF PROVIDENCE has awarded six local nonprofits $300,000 in grants to help the organizations improve their infrastructure. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

6 Providence nonprofits receive $300K from city to improve organizational infrastructure

PROVIDENCE – Six local nonprofits will receive $300,000 in total grants from the city’s Building Resilience in Nonprofits Serving Underserved Providence Communities program to...
GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE, center, announced Wednesday at the R.I. Statehouse that applications for the $20 million #RIReady Municipal Road Fund Program are now open. / COURTESY GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE

State launches applications for $20M local road infrastructure program

PROVIDENCE – Local cities and towns will now have the chance to apply for state funding to help cover costs of road, bridge and...
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