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WEEKDAY, NONSTOP service to Montreal will be offered from T.F. Green Airport starting Nov. 5 on a 19-seat Beechcraft 1900C aircraft flown by Public Charters Inc., which does business under the name Regional Sky.

T.F. Green adds weekday, nonstop service to Montreal, daily flights to...

WARWICK – The R.I. Airport Corp. announced Thursday a new weekday, nonstop flight service from T.F. Green Airport to St. Hubert Airport in Montreal.The...
PAWTUCKET'S MATLET GROUP, led by CEO Gary Stiffler, has filed a WARN notice that it is closing its Pawtucket location, affecting 180 employees. / COURTESY THE MATLET GROUP

Matlet Group files WARN notice for 180 workers in Pawtucket

PROVIDENCE – The Matlet Group LLC, a packaging, printing and marketing company, filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification notice Tuesday, impacting 180 workers...
RHODE ISLAND'S 5 PERCENT hotel tax collections totaled $21.5 million in fiscal 2018. The Omni Providence Hotel, pictured above, accounted for $1.2 million of the tax collection for the fiscal year. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

5% hotel tax collection in FY18 rises nearly 10%

PROVIDENCE – Collection of the 5 percent hotel tax in Rhode Island totaled $21.5 million in fiscal 2018, a 9.9 percent increase year over...
NORDSTROM IS CLOSING its Providence Place location in January. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER DITTS

Nordstrom shuttering Providence Place store

PROVIDENCE – Nordstrom Inc. will close its Providence Place mall location on Jan. 5, the company announced Tuesday.The closure marks the second anchor-store lost...
MORTGAGE DELINQUENCY in Rhode Island declined 0.9 percentage points year over year to 4.6 percent in July. BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DAVID CALVERT

R.I. mortgage delinquency 4.6% in July

PROVIDENCE – Mortgage delinquencies of greater than 30 days in Rhode Island declined 0.9 percentage points year over year to 4.6 percent in July,...
DEEPWATER WIND will be sold to a danish wind-energy company for $510 million. / COURTESY DEEPWATER WIND

Deepwater Wind to be acquired for $510M

PROVIDENCE -  Deepwater Wind LLC will be acquired by the Danish company Ørsted for $510 million, the two companies announced Monday.Ørsted has entered into...
TOTAL PERSONAL CONSUMPTION expenditures increased 3.2 percent year over year in Rhode Island. / COURTESY BUREAU OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

Personal consumption expenditures in R.I. increase 3.2% in 2017

PROVIDENCE - Total personal consumption expenditures, or PCE, in Rhode Island increased 3.2 percent to $43,193 per capita from 2016 to 2017, according to...
RHODE ISLAND RANKED No. 37 in the Tax Foundation's 2019 Business Tax Climate Index. / COURTESY TAX FOUNDATION

Tax Foundation: R.I. ranks No. 37 for state business tax...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked No. 37 on the Tax Foundation’s 2019 State Business Tax Climate Index, one spot better than its revised 2018...
PROVIDENCE METRO UNEMPLOYMENT declined 0.5 percentage points to 3.9 percent in August. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TIM BOYLE

Providence metro unemployment 3.9% in Aug.

PROVIDENCE – Unemployment in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area declined 0.5 percentage points year over year to 3.9 percent in August on a non-seasonally...
TRAFFIC AT T.F. GREEN increased 12.6 percent year over year in July. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

July traffic at T.F. Green increases 12.6% Y/Y

WARWICK – Traffic at T.F. Green Airport increased 12.6 percent year over year in July, according to the most recent numbers from the R.I....
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