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$400M project proposed for Pawtucket waterfront

PAWTUCKET – A $400 million development project that includes a 7,500-seat soccer stadium, 200-room hotel and a pedestrian bridge over the Seekonk River is...
GOTHAM GREENS celebrated the grand opening of its Providence greenhouse on Thursday. / COURTESY GOTHAM GREENS/JULIE MCMAHON

Gotham Greens marks grand opening of massive greenhouse in Providence

PROVIDENCE –The $12.5 million urban greenhouse built by Gotham Greens Holdings LLC celebrated its grand opening Thursday morning. The 100,000-square-foot greenhouse is located at 555...
A RENDERING of a proposed soccer stadium and related developments around Pawtucket's waterfront. / COURTESY R.I. GOVERNOR'S OFFICE

$400M project selected for Pawtucket waterfront

PAWTUCKET – A $400 million development project that includes a soccer stadium is planned for the city's waterfront, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Mayor...

Raimondo trip pays dividend

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s leadership of the Democratic Governor’s Association paid a local dividend with the recent signing of an agreement with Ben-Gurion University...
PARTNERS HEALTHCARE is rebranding as Mass General Brigham.

Partners to rebrand as Mass General Brigham

BOSTON – Partners HealthCare is rebranding as Mass General Brigham, the organization announced Wednesday. The new name highlights the organization’s two marquee hospitals in Boston,...
RHODE ISLAND has been selected to participate in a policy academy program to improve business regulations run by the National Governors Association and the Pew Charitable Trusts. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ARTISTIC IMAGES

R.I. chosen for NGA academy on improving biz regulations

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is one of five states that will participate in a National Governor’s Association program designed to improve business regulatory processes,...
UP IN SMOKE: White Horse Vapor employee Joey Chen shows some of the products the vape shop carries. Owner Dino Baccari said a recent statewide ban on flavored e-cigarettes forced him to close his White Horse Vapor location in Warwick. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Will stronger regs save vape shops?

White Horse Vapor expanded quickly over the past six years, growing from a single store in North Providence to three in Rhode Island and...

Cities and towns challenge continuing-contracts law

PROVIDENCE – Sixteen municipalities on Nov. 12 filed a lawsuit challenging a new state law they say creates lifetime contracts. The lawsuit seeks injunctive relief...
THE R.I. BOARD of Education has approved proposed tuition and fee increases for the University of Rhode Island, pictured, Rhode Island College and the Community College of Rhode Island. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

R.I. education board OKs proposed tuition increases for URI, RIC, CCRI

WARWICK – Students attending Rhode Island’s public colleges and university may need to dig a little deeper in their pockets to pay for tuition...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO is scheduled to lead a group of Democratic governors on an economic-development and policy mission to Israel next week. / PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Raimondo to lead Dem. governors on economic-development and policy mission to...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is scheduled to lead a group of Democratic governors on an economic-development and policy mission to Israel next...
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