Updated December 1 at 3:01pm
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Providence has contracted 834 hotel room nights associated with Saturday’s New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens playoff game in Foxborough, according to the R.I. Sports Commission, a division of the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau. more
A German company that specializes in pairing business travelers with luxury car and SUV rides expanded its service to the Providence area Tuesday. more
Business accolades, economic development, scenic restaurants and Rhode Island’s capital city took center stage in 2014, making the list of PBN.com’s most-read stories. more
Local 1 percent hotel, meal and beverage tax collections, as well as state 5 percent hotel tax collections, all increased on a year-over-year, and fiscal year-to-date basis through October, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
U.S. stocks were little changed on the last trading day of a year that capped the biggest bull market since the 1990s. more
Moderna Therapeutics has announced another record venture capital investment: $450 million. more
AAA is predicting that nationwide, a record 98.6 million Americans, including 4.2 million New Englanders, will travel 50 or miles from home during the Dec. 23 to Jan. 4 holiday travel period, marking an increase of 4 percent from last year. more
(Updated Feb. 24) Rhode Island’s teacher preparation policies are among the strongest in the country, earning the Ocean State an overall grade of B+, according to the National Council on Teacher Quality. more
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston joined eight other reserve banks in requesting a quarter percentage-point increase in the discount rate before the Oct. 27-28 meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee. more
A second site among the former I-195 development parcels will be sold and developed as a seven-story structure containing a mix of rental housing, office space and retail, under a preliminary plan announced Tuesday. more
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