CVS and Aetna shareholders voted this week to approve the $69-billion deal, which executives hope will be finalized this year.
The decision comes roughly six months after an FDA inspection discovered traces of listeria at the Quonset facility.
The mayor was at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, with members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Councilwoman Sabina Matos is at odds with Council President David Salvatore of the proposed CDBG budget.
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Council President Salvatore said he wants to analyze every aspect of the new speed cameras.
East Providence schools are beginning to use a new attendance program created by the state.
“This proposal presents a unique risk to Rhode Island’s hospitals and health care system,” warned state Sen. Lou DiPalma.
Speaker Mattiello says he wants to lower the fine and require more warning to drivers.
The CEO of Rhode Island’s top health insurer cited a reduction in hospital stays, joint replacements and newborns needing neonatal intensive…
“I never thought I would run for something again,” the former secretary of state said during an interview at his home on Providence’s East S…
The city is now issuing an average of 387 speeding tickets per day.
The unnamed supervisor was moved out of the Fire Prevention Bureau for not acting on an inspector’s report.
Republicans are still questioning the fundraising agreement Raimondo has with the Providence Democrats.
The former Democratic officeholder did not indicate if he intends to run as an independent, but he is now registered as an unaffiliated vote…
One councilman is raising concern about officers being pulled off the streets.
The former interim head of Providence schools says he is currently running focus groups on the race.
One analyst said the survey had worrying news for both Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo and her leading GOP challenger, Allan Fung.
The findings come as state Rep. Teresa Tanzi moves to form a legislative commission that will look at state law on the issue.
The survey of 419 registered Rhode Island voters was conducted last week.
“I think the governor’s race is very fluid at this time,” said Eyewitness News political analyst Joe Fleming, who conducted the poll.
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The survey – including an early look at the 2018 governor’s race – is set to be released on Monday at 5 p.m.
The Providence Journal’s editorial board and the Rhode Island Republican Party made sure to keep the issue alive on Thursday.
In an interview, the Democratic governor also said she understands why some gun owners distrust those who are pushing new restrictions.