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New apartment building proposed for Wayland Square

PROVIDENCE – A proposal for a five-story residential apartment building, over retail, near Wayland Square will be heard in a public hearing on July...

Providence Finance Committee considers tax deal for Federal Hill development

PROVIDENCE – A proposal to give a prominent Providence developer a tax break on plans to renovate a long-vacant series of parking lots in...
VIRTUAL CONNECTION: Gov. Daniel J. McKee holds a Facebook Live event on June 3 to discuss health care in Rhode Island. Panelists included, clockwise, Womazetta Jones, secretary of R.I. Executive Office of Health and Human Services; Stefan Pryor, commerce secretary; Patrick Tigue, the state health insurance commissioner; Dr. Megan Ranney, of Brown University; and Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, R.I. Department of Health director. It’s unclear what form these types of gatherings will take after the pandemic has passed.

Public officials ponder future of online meetings

Rhode Island public meetings have been virtual for more than a year. In that time, the audience for the meetings of public bodies such...

Holiday Inn development plan extended for another year

PROVIDENCE – Plans to develop a five-story, 91-room Holiday Inn Express and Suites in South Providence have been extended for another year. The City Plan...

Proposed mixed-use development on Smith Hill to go before City Council

PROVIDENCE – A master plan for a 4-acre, mixed-use development in an industrial area of Smith Hill has been approved by the City Plan...
The 29-unit apartment building proposed for 17 Marcello St. in Providence would consist mostly of two-bedroom units. COURTESY PROVIDENCE CITY PLAN COMMISSION.

Four-story apartment building approved for Federal Hill

PROVIDENCE – A developer who initially planned to build a 43-unit apartment building at 17 Marcello St. in Federal Hill on Tuesday received approval...

Commercial development rejected for site at Kinsley at Harris avenues

PROVIDENCE – A proposal to construct a storage building, gas station with convenience store and retail building at Kinsley and Harris avenues in Providence...

Brown University to sell 3 houses for $10 each

PROVIDENCE – Three houses in College Hill originally expected to be razed for residence halls at Brown University may now be saved. The university is...

The Omni Group gains approval for Westminster Street apartment buildings

PROVIDENCE – The Omni Group has gained final plan approval to develop three apartment buildings on the Westminster Street property that includes the historical...

22-unit apartment building nears completion in Wayland Square

PROVIDENCE – A 22-unit apartment building near Wayland Square in Providence is under construction. The project, at 225 Waterman St., was approved by the City...

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