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General Assembly to host web developer hiring event Sept. 27

PROVIDENCE – Training organization General Assembly welcomes local startups, developers and companies to its Sept. 27 event, “Meet & Hire Web Developers,” in which...

Revival Brewing to host free coding class

CRANSTON – General Assembly will offer Code in the Brewery, a free interactive computer coding class, at Revival Brewing Co. on Thursday from 6-8...

Tech Collective offers ‘absolute beginners’ class on SQL Aug. 22

PROVIDENCE – Introduction to SQL, or structured query language, which is used to communicate with a database, will be offered Aug. 22 from 6:30-9:30...

R.I. ACS CAN: State falls far short of cancer prevention goals

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island increased its Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program spending slightly this year by $12,000 to $387,000, continuing a moral cancer-prevention dilemma,...
DOING THE RIGHT THING? Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is proposing an expansion of the Rhode Island Promise college scholarship program. The major question is, will the General Assembly support the proposal?
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This promise delivers for future of R.I. and its students

Can lightning strike twice? If the bolt of energy is a new, expanded version of the Rhode Island Promise college scholarship program, let us...

Historic preservation tax credits need rebirth in 2019

Despite years of rehabilitation of former industrial mills in Rhode Island, there are still some just waiting for rebirth. And none seems to be...

Fitch gives Cranston high bond ratings

CRANSTON - Fitch Ratings Inc. has given high investment grade bond ratings to Cranston, saying it reflects the city’s solid financial condition and tax...

Raimondo pledges to expand Rhode Island Promise program if re-elected

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has proposed to dramatically expand the Rhode Island Promise program, if re-elected to a second term.The scholarship program...

McKee unveils plan to lower state paint-recycling fees

PROVIDENCE – Lt. Gov. Daniel J. McKee has announced a plan to reduce the paint-recycling fees imposed on consumers by Paint Care, a multimillion-dollar...

‘The [political] system is coming up short’

Scan election results for the General Assembly through the years and you’ll find a lot of uncontested races. Observers blame it on the Democratic...
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