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Despite being home to the nation’s oldest Fourth of July celebration in Bristol, Rhode Island, for the second year in a row, is considered one of the least patriotic states. more
Hotel tax collections jumped nearly 25 percent in July when compared with July 2014, the state Department of Revenue reported Friday. more
Despite competition from a potential casino in Taunton, Mass., the operation of a Tiverton casino would mean increased jobs, tax revenue and new economic activity for the state of Rhode Island, according to an Economic Impact Study released Tuesday by Twin River Management Group. more
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed announced Friday $9.3 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to reduce jet noise affecting residents living near T.F. Green Airport. Of the $9.3 million, $887,032 is expected to help to voluntarily acquire three homes impacted by aircraft noise. An additional $8,435,954 will provide sound insulation mitigation to airport-area residences. more
The Rhode Island Outdoor Recreation Council has released its interim report on the state of recreation in Rhode Island. more
With 1,906 single-family home sales in the first quarter, a 15 percent increase compared with the same period last year, Rhode Island experienced its busiest first quarter since 1986, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said Wednesday. more
Rhode Island ranks 41st – or 11th worst – in the nation for its economy, according to WalletHub. more
When turbines start spinning at the first U.S. offshore wind farm near Rhode Island later this year, some energy developers will already be eyeing a bigger prize. more
The first 2016 WaterFire lighting will be held May 21, the nonprofit announced during a press conference Monday afternoon. more
The city’s tallest building has lost nearly half its value over the past three years, according to the revaluation prepared for Providence by a commercial contractor. more
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