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‘I have a lot of faith’: McKee still believes Tidewater stadium project will happen
DEVELOPMENT‘Bureaucratic blinders and lack of alignment with state housing goals’ are derailing housing construction in R.I., developers sayRhode Island is an outlier in the region, some developers say, in its approach to whether the impact of the pandemic warrants extending historic tax credit contract deadlines.
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Market challenges complicate Tidewater Landing financing
The City of Pawtucket says that it has not yet gone out for the tens of millions in bonds that will make up the bulk of the public’s portion of the support for the project. City officials had originally said that would happen months ago.
R.I. housing secretary says ‘all options are on the table’ for Memorial Hospital
The former Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket is still being considered to house families who are homeless, Stefan Pryor said Tuesday, though questions remain about its ownership and connection to R.I. businessman Michael Mota.
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Colorectal cancer is highly preventable and treatable: Don’t put off getting screened
We have the tools to fight colorectal cancer, writes the CEO of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, who urges all Rhode Islanders to get screened.
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🍳 Learn how to make this delicious Portuguese breakfast
Get tips from a pro on how to prepare a beloved breakfast: ovos com molho de tomate e cebola.
What are the health consequences astronauts face when launching into space?
A University of Rhode Island researcher is working on easing the havoc the lack of gravity has on the muscular, skeletal, and metabolic systems in space.
R.I. utility request yields single bid for offshore wind power
The sole bidder, Revolution Wind 2 — an 884-megawatt proposal from wind power developer Ørsted and utility Eversource that would be south of Martha’s Vineyard — is far from a done deal.
Layoffs hit UPS facility in Warwick
The union said about 100 to 150 jobs out of around 1,500 at the facility have been affected through cuts, moves to other roles, and unrelated changes in Warwick due to a new UPS facility in Franklin, Mass.
Mike Mota and the art of the Virtual Con
The secret behind this businessman’s success? Tireless networking, great timing — and some smoke and mirrors.