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SABINA MATOS, Providence City Council president, has introduced proposed ordinances that will alter how and where the city issues nightlife licenses, among changes to entertainment regulations. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL

Matos to introduce nightlife ordinances to City Council

PROVIDENCE – City Council President Sabina Matos will propose changes to city regulations on nightlife entertainment and establishments, including new liquor licenses, she announced...
THE HOME PRICE INDEX in Rhode Island increased 5.6% year over year in October, the second highest rate of increase in New England. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DERICK E. HINGLE

R.I. HPI increases 5.6% Y/Y in Oct.

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island home price index increased 5.6% year over year in October, the second fastest rate of increase in New England,...
A RENDERING of a proposed soccer stadium and related developments around Pawtucket's waterfront. / COURTESY R.I. GOVERNOR'S OFFICE

$400M project selected for Pawtucket waterfront

PAWTUCKET – A $400 million development project that includes a soccer stadium is planned for the city's waterfront, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Mayor...
THERE WERE 134 bankruptcy filings in November in Rhode Island. / PBN GRAPHIC/ CHRIS BERGENHEIM

Bankruptcy filings down 15% in R.I. in Nov.

PROVIDENCE – There were 134 bankruptcy filings in Rhode Island in November, a 15.2% decline from November 2018, according to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. A...
CHRISTIANSEN CAPITAL ADVISORS has been awarded a contract to review the proposed IGT lottery contract being reviewed by the R.I. General Assembly. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

GA hires firm to review proposed IGT lottery contract

PROVIDENCE – Christiansen Capital Advisors LLC has been contracted by the R.I. House of Representatives to conduct an independent review of International Game Technology...
THE UNEMPLOYMENT rate in the Providence metro was 2.9% in October. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JEFF KOWALSKY

Providence metro unemployment declines to 2.9% in Oct.

PROVIDENCE – The unemployment rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was 2.9% in October, seasonally adjusted, a decline from 3.4% one year prior,...
THE R.I. COMMERCE CORP. announced it has allocated $15 million in the Rebuild Rhode Island tax credit program specifically for manufacturing projects, historic rehabilitation, mixed-use developments in Opportunity Zones and workforce housing.

Commerce calls for targeted RebuildRI applications and allocates $15M

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. is seeking applications for the Rebuild Rhode Island tax credit program for projects focused on manufacturing, historic rehabilitations,...
BRYANT UNIVERSITY ranked No. 1 in Rhode Island for long-term return on investment in a Georgetown University report. / COURTESY BRYANT UNIVERSITY

Report: Bryant tops R.I. colleges in long-term ROI

PROVIDENCE – A report measuring return on investments for colleges in the United States has found that Bryant University bachelor's degrees have the highest...

CareLink appoints Gadbois as CEO

PROVIDENCE – CareLink has named Christine Gadbois as CEO, the organization announced this week. Gadbois, the nonprofit’s second CEO, succeeds Joan Kwiatkowski, who departed CareLink...
TWIN RIVER Worldwide Holdings reported a profit of $7 million in the third quarter of 2019.

Twin River reports $7M profit in Q3

PROVIDENCE – Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc. reported a profit of $7 million in the third quarter of 2019, a 57.3% decline year over...
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