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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...

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...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO has signed a bill that is designed to facilitate the proposed Hope Point Tower on Parcel 42 of the I-195 Redevelopment District. / COURTESY THE FANE ORGANIZATION

With Raimondo’s signature, Hope Point Tower project continues on to Providence...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed the bill passed by the General Assembly to facilitate the construction of the Hope Point Tower on...
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