Former Mulvey's building springs back to life

WOONSOCKET - For the past decade, the former Mulvey's Hardware - a 14,000 square foot building at the center of Market Square - has sat dormant even as neighboring properties, such as the Museum of Work and Culture, have grown and prospered. That will end this year as Neighborworks Blackstone River... more

BV Prep's Elementary 2 moves into brand-new school on Broad Street

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CUMBERLAND - The Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy's Elementary School 2 - a blue and white striped box with soaring windows that from the inside frame the late-19th-century neighborhood it's set among - opened with little fanfare last week for kindergartners, and grades 1 to 3. Next year, 4th... more
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Jury finds Baccari not guilty of corruption

PROVIDENCE - A federal jury on Thursday found Richard Baccari and Churchill & Banks not guilty on charges of corruption. Each... more

Nicholson: North Smithfield abatements the result of 'negligence'

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NORTH SMITHFIELD - Early findings of a forensic audit investigating the town's mass of tax abatements in 2013 were revealed this... more

Consultant: Zone change would bring more - but smaller - housing units to Cumberland

Empty storefronts, commercial spaces could be re-purposed as residential
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This story corrects consultant Ed Pimentel's status - he was not a member of the Cumberland Planning Board. CUMBERLAND -... more

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