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By ARDEN BASTIA In an unassuming warehouse tucked behind Jefferson Boulevard, Growth Industries is revolutionizing marijuana cultivation and standardizing medicine. Alex Lavin, CEO and founder of Growth Industries, emphasizes this grow operation is more
By JOHN HOWELL After nearly two weeks of talk of who would become the City Council President following inauguration ceremonies in January and speculation that as many as four members of the nine-member council could win the job, the council met in caucus more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE An additional $100 million of the state's federal stimulus funding is being made available to support businesses and workers affected by the upcoming two-week "e;pause,"e; Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Wednesday. "e;The goal here . is more
By ARDEN BASTIA Since the COVID-19 lockdown in March, food insecurity throughout the state has risen, according to Paul Salera, director of Westbay Community Action, and Andrew Schiff, CEO of the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. Salera said, in an more
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Toll Gate girls soccer team beat Narragansett 3-1 to win the Division III State Championship on Sunday in Johnston for the program's first title since the 2015 season. It was an emotional contest as the Lady Titans took the more
By JOHN HOWELL Although mayor-elect Frank Picozzi hasn't talked with Mayor Joseph J. Solomon since they happened to cross paths in City Hall before Election Day, the lack of personal communication hasn't impaired the transition. Picozzi is grateful for more
By JOHN HOWELL So, you haven't gotten your car tax bill yet. Don't fear - it will be coming, although that's not likely to happen until 2021. Car taxes are on mayor-elect Frank Picozzi's list of questions as his transition team prepares him for the role more
Warwick's living landmark, Henry A.L. Brown, has been recognized by Preserve Rhode Island as the winner of the Antoinette F. Downing Award for Volunteer Service. The annual Rhody Awards honor individuals, organizations, and projects for their more
By JOHN HOWELL Shingles and its painful effects could temporarily sideline mayor-elect Frank Picozzi and his plans to debut his popular home Christmas display on Black Friday. Picozzi posted his condition Monday on his Facebook page, saying the shingles more
The latest warning came as Rhode Island, for the third consecutive day, set a single-day record in the number of new COVID-19 cases reported by the Department of Health. more
By JOHN HOWELL Joe doesn't say no. Well, not at first. It's that way of doing things that earned Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi the trust of his colleagues within two days of the election to select him as the next speaker of the House. Within 48 hours of the more
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Pilgrim field hockey team dropped a tough 1-0 decision on the road against Lincoln on Monday evening. The Lions came out aggressive in the first half and would get their lone goal with less than three minutes remaining before the more
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