ProJo: Six R.I. schools to be a part of global test (A1)
By Jennifer D. Jordan
PROVIDENCE — Six Rhode Island high schools will participate this spring in international pilot tests in math, reading and science — tests that highlight the growing gap between American students and their higher-achieving counterparts around the world.
ProJo: Work on URI research center resumes (A4)
By Gina Macris
SOUTH KINGSTOWN — In January 2009, the University of Rhode Island cut the ribbon on the centerpiece of its research quadrangle, the 140,000-square-foot Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences.
GoLocalProv: Langevin calling for more career and technical education funding
By GoLocalProv News Team
WRNI: National Grid seeks rate increase
By Catherine Welch
Health and Wellness
ProJo: Woonsocket may offer tax deal to buyer of Landmark Medical (A3)
By Felice J. Freyer
The City of Woonsocket plans to cut a deal for reduced taxes with the buyers of Landmark Medical Center.
Politics and Government
ProJo: Complications abound in merging local plans (A1)
By Tom Mooney
PROVIDENCE –– It sounded easy enough. Take the three dozen locally run pension plans in Rhode Island, most of which are financially stressed, and merge them into a state-run retirement system.
ProJo: Chief of staff exonerated in hiring dispute (A1)
By W. Zachary Malinowski
CENTRAL FALLS — The state Department of Revenue has cleared Gayle A. Corrigan, chief of staff to the state-appointed receiver, of any wrongdoing concerning allegations that she hired city employees who had relationships to people in her company.
ProJo: School closings threatened (A3)
By John Hill
WOONSOCKET — If the state is not willing to pay the school district’s June aid payment this month, the city’s schools may have to close by April 5, the chairwoman of the School Committee warned a City Council committee Monday night.
ProJo: Campaign Digest (A3)
Amoriggi to run for House seat / Doherty accused of backing tax hike
ProJo: Route 195 commission runs out of money (A5)
By Kate Bramson
PROVIDENCE –– There’s a list that must get done ––much of it in the next few months –– before the Route 195 Redevelopment District Commission could even dream of selling the prime real estate now available after the highway-relocation project.
ProJo: Deadline looms to file for city tax exception (A6)
By Alisha A. Pina
PROVIDENCE — Providence homeowners who want to keep a 50-percent discount on their property taxes must reapply by Thursday.