(Updated, 3:44 p.m.)
The state Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposed electricity rate increase, which will be divvied up as a monthly rate hike throughout the year for residential customers, while a 10 percent deferral is slated for commercial customers.
(Updated 8:49 a.m. to reflect corrected U.S. Airways numbers)January passenger traffic increased at T.F. Green Airport for the first time in three years, with passenger counts at nearly 2 percent more than January 2014’s figures.
Rhode Island’s jobless rate remained the highest in New England and the third highest in the nation in October at 7.4 percent, according to information from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.