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June 18, 2018

Politics & Government

Providence Selected as Site for 2019 National Association of State Treasurers’ Conference

General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced today that the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) will hold its 2019 Treasury Management Training Symposium, the organization’s largest annual conference, at the Rhode Island Convention Center from May 21 – 24, 2019. “I am so pleased that my colleagues from across the country will experience all that our beautiful

Democrats in Senate District 13 Race Actively Fundraising; Lining up Support From Prominent Dems around RI

The latest financial disclosure forms filed by candidates vying for the Senate seat in Newport held until this Spring by M. Teresa Paiva Weed, has found all four Democrats in the race actively fundraising, indicating a wide range of support throughout the state’s Democratic party. Meanwhile, the Republican, Green Party and Independent candidates, in papers

Silvestri Resigns as President and Councilman in Westerly

With a mounting workload and deadlines fast approaching, the Westerly Town Council was shocked on Monday when its president and second term Councilman James Silvestri unexpectedly resigned, leaving the council shorthanded and pondering how to fill the council vacancy and leadership position. Silvestri, who was the top vote-getter just seven months ago, notified the council

Lt. Gov. McKee urges legislature to approve his Ratepayer Protection Legislative Package

Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee is urging the legislature to pass his Ratepayer Protection Legislative Package that he believes would improve customer service levels to electric ratepayers, while lowering and lower energy costs for Rhode Island small businesses and residential customers. McKee said his legislative package continues his efforts to lower energy costs that began in 2015

Shredded Paper No Longer Accepted as part of Rhode Island’s Mixed Recycling Program

Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (Resource Recovery) announced on May 24th that shredded paper will no longer be accepted in Rhode Island’s mixed recycling program. While shredded paper is being discontinued curbside, Resource Recovery will continue to accept shredded paper, secured in a bag, at their self-serve Small Vehicle Area (SVA) located at 65 Shun

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