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It’s sailing season in the City by the Sea

NEWPORT – Professional sailing is back in the world's colloquially known “sailing capital," named for much more being the location of the National Sailing...

Tax stabilization agreement for Providence housing project advances

PROVIDENCE – The city finance committee approved a proposed tax stabilization agreement for the property at 136 Westminster St., which if finalized by the...
INCREASED INCOME: West Greenwich Town Administrator Kevin Breene says the future is in the trades for anyone interested in increasing their income.
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CHASING WEALTH: Incomes in some R.I. communities have climbed in last...

Kevin Breene’s family history in West Greenwich goes back 11 generations, beginning when the rural hamlet had a few hundred residents and was one...

Must R.I. give Citizens what it wants?

The 11th-hour budget amendment submitted by Gov. Daniel J. McKee asking to overhaul how Rhode Island-based banks are taxed had some questioning whether the...
GONE TOO FAR? Matthew H. Parker, a partner at Whelan Corrente & Flanders LLP in Providence, says while noncompete agreements have been overused, the Federal Trade Commission’s decision to ban most noncompetes was an administrative “overreach.”
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Noncompete pacts banned by FTC, but for how long?

The Federal Trade Commission may have banned most forms of noncompete agreements between employers and employees, but it’s unclear whether the ruling will survive...
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Five Questions With: Daniel Denvir

5Q: Daniel Denvir | Co-chair, Reclaim RI 1. Why is tenant organizing a good strategy? Today, landlords, real estate firms and financial institutions hold...
SECOND CHANCE: Following the purchase of the then-struggling General Stanton Inn in Charlestown in 2022 and a $3 million renovation, co-owners Jacqueline Moore, pictured, and her husband, David, are eyeing expansion, with plans to open a four-person guest house in June. 
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General Stanton Inn renovation revitalizes historic property

In 2019, Jacqueline Moore was well on the way to achieving her goal of owning and operating a restaurant and inn on a piece of...
EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS: David Lacreta is the owner of Eagle Exteriors Inc., a roofing and siding company in Cumberland that is booking jobs throughout Rhode Island and southern Massachusetts. 
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Eagle Exteriors soaring with plenty of roofing, siding jobs in R.I....

It is gearing up to be a busy spring for Eagle Exteriors Inc., which recently opened in Cumberland and is booking numerous siding and...

Proposal for state to buy Citizens Bank property blocked by House...

PROVIDENCE – A proposal by the administration of Gov. Daniel J. McKee for the state to purchase a vacant East Providence property owned by...
BREEZE AIRWAYS says it is expanding the number of its flights from Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport after meeting or exceeding several benchmarks included in its agreement with the state. / COURTESY BREEZE AIRWAYS

Breeze Airways eyes expansion at T.F. Green after reaching benchmarks ahead...

WARWICK – Rhode Island aviation officials on Wednesday celebrated the progress made by Breeze Airways at Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport, which has...
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