Updated January 21 at 8:21pm
Hospitality
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At 8 percent, Fall River had the highest jobless rate in December when compared with Cranston, Providence and Warwick, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
While gluten-free products have become a dietary trend, a new Providence business, Augusta Street Kitchen, was borne of dietary necessity. After she was diagnosed with Celiac disease, owner Shanel Sinclair started cooking and baking items … more
"Just don't call me Bubba!" laughed Jarvis Green as our radio interview began. The former New England Patriots defensive end was deflecting – not footballs, but a movie reference. In "Forrest Gump," Forrest makes a plan to go into the shrimp … more
This year's "March Madness at the Dunk" is projected to pump $3.5 million into Rhode Island – about the same as it did six years ago – but the success of such events is not always measured in dollars, Providence leaders say. The event … more
In a few months, when the ill-fated "Cooler & Warmer" slogan and a bungled introductory video fade from collective memory, Rhode Island will have a stronger national and regional profile if it follows through with its marketing campaign, according … more
Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections, and 1 percent hotel tax collections grew year over year in March, 11.3 percent and 29.4 percent, respectively. more
Five percent hotel tax collections increased 11.3 percent year over year in February, and 11 percent when comparing the first eight months of the fiscal year with the same prior fiscal period. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The Education Exchange has begun recruiting for its new workforce-development training program in aquaculture. The program offers five-week, hands-on training aimed at preparing Rhode Islanders with the skills they need to … more
Kelly L. Thomas started making Italian sausage with her father when she was a child. The joy from making food and spending time with family evolved over time and eventually culminated in her starting a company in the village of Wakefield in … more
Washington Trust’s commercial real estate division recently provided $2.5 million for the refinancing and renovations of the Howard Johnson Inn in Mystic. more
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