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Living restrictions for sex offenders getting pushback

The release of a high-profile, convicted sex offender and his subsequent move from Massachusetts to Rhode ­Island has created a storm in a Providence...

Bird electric scooters buzz back into city

PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza recently hosted a city hall event marking the return of Bird electric scooters to the city, where he...

Will 2018 be the year Rhode Island voters take a stand...

“Embarrassing,” is how R.I. Department of Education Commissioner Ken Wagner described the state of local public elementary, middle and high schools.“When I visit a...
NEW HIRE: Jody Jencks was recently hired as director of PVD HeatlhWorks, a training program for residents interested in jobs in the health care and social-assistance field.
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City building pipeline to jobs in growing field

Under Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence is the first community in Rhode Island to create a training program for residents interested in jobs in...

Providence to give $600K savings to First Student as part of...

PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s administration helped resolve the strike between First Student Inc., the city’s school bus provider, and its drivers by...

Federal regulators approve liquefied natural gas project in Providence

PROVIDENCE – Federal regulators have approved a controversial plan by utility giant National Grid PLC to build a $180 million liquefied natural gas facility...
HITTING THE PAVEMENT: Gubernatorial candidate Joseph A. Trillo, a former Republican state representative who has owned several manufacturing and retail businesses in Rhode Island, is running as an independent in the Nov. 6 general election. Trillo uses two buses and a truck to travel around the state and spread his message to voters.
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In a year of highly partisan politics, can independents boost political...

From his lofty perch atop the Statehouse, the Independent Man seems like a lonely soul, but he really isn’t.With spear in hand, the statue...

Classroom experiment eyes wind-energy jobs

In some places, wind energy is still thought of as a grand experiment. In Rhode Island, it’s already seen as a promising industry of...

How much travel is too much for Providence mayor?

During his first term, Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza has taken at least 60 trips out of state. Is that excessive?“Absolutely not,” said Elorza,...

Providence Promise college savings program celebrates milestone

PROVIDENCE – A college savings program for Providence public school students has reached enrollment of 250 students, officials said.The Providence Promise program, administered by...
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