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Citizens Bank commercial space in East Providence eyed for state offices

The R.I. Department of Administration is looking to acquire a 210,000-square foot building in East Providence from Citizens Bank for use as state offices. Built...

City Council calls for ‘condemnation and closure’ of embattled Providence scrapyard

PROVIDENCE – As the long-running disputes Rhode Island Recycled Metals LLC has faced with state and city authorities continue, the City Council passed a...

State awards $662K in 2024 Local Agriculture and Seafood Act funds

PROVIDENCE – More than 40 local farmers, fishers and specialty food producers will share $662,000 in funding from the 2024 Local Agriculture and Seafood...
A LAWYER REPRESENTING Rhode Island Recycled Metals says the $25,000 fine issued by the state for environmental violations is arbitrary Management levied on the company Dec. 15 was arbitrary and the scrapyard was denied a request for an extension to address it. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MARK S. MURPHY

Providence scrap yard fighting $25K environmental fine, $160K in back taxes

PROVIDENCE – A lawyer for an embattled scrapyard on the Providence riverfront is arguing the state is trying to shut down the business with...

McKee’s proposed cabinet raises include 43% boost for health director

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Administration on Tuesday held a brief public hearing on proposed salary increases for a dozen members of Gov....

R.I. gets $52.9M for Cliff Walk, 37 other projects

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will get more than $52.9 million in federal funding to support 38 local projects, including $5 million to repair the...

Report: Providence scrap yard issued cease-and-desist order

PROVIDENCE – A prominent scrap metal yard has been ordered to halt all business after the city claims it has been doing business without...

DEM awards $218K for community engagement on climate change

PROVIDENCE – Six community groups will share $218,931 in grants for projects that will provide public engagement around Rhode Island's 2025 Climate Action Strategy,...

State seeks vendors to remove ‘sunken barge’ from Providence River

PROVIDENCE – Despite no readily available funding, state officials after a three-year hiatus are renewing calls for a private vendor to remove a piece...

Providence, Cranston businesses have gotten a pass on pond pollution for...

Green is usually the color of choice – literally and figuratively – among the environmental crowd. But the shocking chartreuse of Providence’s Mashapaug Watershed is...
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