Providence, RI – Landmark Medical Center and Caritas Christi Health Care met their latest deadline and submitted a signed purchase agreement Friday to a Superior Court judge.
A court-appointed special master has been running the financially troubled Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket for two years now. And Landmark has been exclusively negotiating with the Massachusetts-based Caritas Christi Health Care for nearly half that time.
Providence, R.I. – A man federal prosecutors say is the leader of a violent street gang has pleaded not guilty after being indicted on firearms charges and charges he conspired to distribute drugs.
Twenty eight-year-old John Polanco is allegedly the head of the local affiliate of the Trinitarios, which began a few decades ago in a New York prison. Prosecutors say they have FBI video of Polanco leading a meeting of the Trinitarios.
Providence, R.I. – Rhode Island's first public charging station for electric and hybrid vehicles goes officially online today. The charging station outside Cardi's Furniture Superstore in West Warwick is the first piece in an electric car infrastructure that advocates say is already outpacing the rest of New England.
Providence, R.I. – Earlier this week, investors were shocked by news that there had been a 27 percent drop in the sale of single family homes in July. Now we're learning that in Rhode Island the collapse was even worse.
Rhode Island home sales fell 34 percent in July, seven percent more than the national decrease. But the median price increased eight percent because far fewer distressed properties are on the market.