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Budget plan rankles tax-exempts

Nonprofit hospitals and universities have long made voluntary payments to local communities that recognize the cost of emergency services provided by the hosts. These same...
WARY LANDLORD: Dustin Dezube, owner of Providence Student Living Capital LLC, has 125 properties in Providence, including several buildings on East Transit Street that are newly constructed or renovated. He mostly rents to college students and is concerned a proposed city regulation to expand an existing three-student cap to all structures in single-family zones, could also be applied to multifamily zones.  
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Some Providence residents want stricter regulation of student housing. A...

Over the past eight years, Providence Student Living Capital LLC has purchased and renovated more than 100 residential structures in Providence, mostly multifamily units. And...

Can SAT predict top teachers?

Rhode Island is the sole New England state that requires prospective college students pursuing education degrees to provide SAT scores – let alone score...

Five Questions With: Eric L. Hirsch

Eric L. Hirsch, a professor of sociology at Providence College, recently released a report through HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University that focused on...
The number of people who stayed at least one night in a shelter in Rhode Island has been increasing for the past several years, despite an improved economy./COURTESY HOUSING WORKS RI AT ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY.

R.I. urged to create more ‘deeply affordable’ apartments to counter homelessness

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has an increasing number of homeless individuals and families and will need to build as many as 2,500 truly affordable...
SUBSTITUTE TEACHER: Meghan M. Hill recently graduated from Rhode Island College’s education program and began a six-month substitute teaching position at RIC’s on-campus Henry Barnard Elementary School in January. /PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Educating teachers is a shrinking business

Meghan M. Hill wanted to be a teacher since she was in the fourth grade. Of her chosen career path, the 23-year-old Scituate native said:...
STRATEGIZING: Ocean State Job Lot officials, from left, Donna McLeod, director of recruitment; Bob Selle, chief human resources officer; Lisa Pereira, talent acquisition; and Kara Reddy, talent acquisition specialist, campus and social recruitment, conduct a strategy ­meeting.  
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Tight labor market demands competitive pay

The minimum wage increased in Rhode Island this month to $10.50 an hour, the second bump in two years. For the estimated 20,000 to 30,000...

Raimondo to support Ruggerio’s proposal to legalize online sports betting in...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo supports a proposal by Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio to legalize online sports betting in Rhode Island, WPRI-TV...
MORE THAN $163,000 in 73 state arts grants were approved by the R.I. State Council on the Arts board Tuesday at a meeting in Cranston. / COURTESY RISCA

RISCA announces 73 grants in fall FY19 award round

PROVIDENCE – Seventy-three grants, totaling $163,181, were approved by the R.I. State Council on the Arts board Tuesday at the organization’s December meeting. Tuesday’s grants...

PACE Organization honors external partners at annual meeting

PROVIDENCE – PACE Organization of Rhode Island recognized its external partners during its annual meeting on Dec. 4. The organization, a health plan serving older...
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