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Weather service warns R.I. residents of ‘rapid rises’ of streams and rivers

The nor’easter off of southeastern New England is expected to bring snow to Rhode Island this afternoon.

The failure of Providence’s Fane tower is a lesson in politics and reality

David Salvatore had plenty of reasons to support a 46-story tower downtown when he was council president. But he didn’t think it was financially feasible.


Another year, another vote on renaming CCRI Newport

R.I. senators want to name the campus after the Senate's first female president, but the House wouldn't go along last year. So they're trying again.

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McKee poised to boost pay for top officials by up to 20 percent

The raises will help Rhode Island “attract and retain the best candidates for these positions of high skill and responsibility,” the Department of Administration says.

R.I. surgeon and former Army colonel travels to Ukraine for trauma surgery on wounded soldiers, civilians

Dr. Roman Hayda, chief of orthopedic trauma at Rhode Island Hospital, has gone to Ukraine twice and helped patients with everything from fractures to more complex injuries.


The (loose) Rhode Island ties to Silicon Valley Bank

There are a couple of R.I. connections: Two members of SVB's executive team went to college here. Neither are considered responsible for the bank's failure.


R.I. health tech startup aims to reach pediatric anxiety patients where they are

Braver, founded by doctors at Bradley Hospital, deploys coaches to help in specific situations that kids may find challenging.


To ease suffering for terminally ill patients, Rhode Island should legalize medically assisted death

The Lila Manfield Sapinsley Compassionate Care Act would allow a terminally ill patient to choose to end their life using medications prescribed by a physician. The writer urges the General Assembly leadership to give it a fair and open hearing, and put it to a vote.


Looking to buy a restaurant? There’s a ton for sale in R.I.

Some of the listings include a seafood market and the wharf it sits on in Wickford, and an Italian restaurant with housing for its owner in Warren.

Telehealth at a crossroads: When does it work best? What should it cost?

The future of remote medical care remains unclear as patients flock back to the office, the rules shift once again, and insurers start to curtail their payments.


Fane Tower developer scraps plans for what would have been Providence’s tallest skyscraper

New York developer Jason Fane said the $300 million Fane Tower project at 250 Dyer St. in the city’s Jewelry District, first proposed in 2016, is no longer “feasible.”