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THE ALEXION PHARMACEUTICALS manufacturing facility in Smithfield will close due to a corporate restructuring that includes moving the company's headquarters from New Haven to Boston. / COURTESY ALEXION PHARMACEUTICALS INC.

R.I. Alexion manufacturing facility to close in corporate restructuring

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. will close its manufacturing facility in Smithfield, the company said Monday.In a release announcing a restructuring in...
PHASE III OF THE Newport Pell Bridge rehabilitation project will resume Sept. 19, limiting traffic to single lane travel in both directions until November. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

Newport Pell Bridge lane closures to resume Sept. 19

JAMESTOWN – Work on the Newport Pell Bridge will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 19, the R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority announced Monday.The project, soon...
PRICES FOR REGULAR UNLEADED gasoline in Rhode Island rose 4 cents this week, / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/AKOS STILLER

R.I. gas prices continue climb, Mass. stays flat

PROVIDENCE – Prices for self-serve, regular, unleaded gasoline increased 4 cents this week to $2.74 per gallon, 6 cents above the national average.Prices in...
6.3 PERCENT OF MORTGAGES in Rhode Island were in some stage of delinquency or foreclosure, according to Black Knight Financial Services. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO/DAVID CALVERT

Report: 6.3 percent of R.I. mortgages delinquent or in foreclosure

PROVIDENCE - In Rhode Island, 6.3 percent of all mortgages were non-current in July, Black Knight Financial Services announced Monday, representing an 18.1 percent...
Arnold Bromberg, right, co-owner of Benny's, is the grandson of the founder, Benjamin Bromberg. Bromberg was helping Karen Weihs of Tucson, Ariz., find an LED USB desk lamp. Weiss was a nurse at Memorial Hospital in the 1980s and stopped into Benny's recently while visiting a friend she worked with there. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

All 31 Benny’s to close by end of 2017

SMITHFIELD – After 93 years in business, all of the family-owned Benny’s stores will close by the end of 2017, the company announced Friday,...
TWO LOCAL STUDENTS have won regional awards at the New England Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge and will now move on to present at a national challenge in New York City.

Two local students win regional entrepreneurship competition

PROVIDENCE – Two local students won top spots at the 2017 New England Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge, the education nonprofit Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship...
IN AN AUDIT REPORT from the Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, R.I. Housing is accused of $1.2 million in unnecessary spending from the Hardest Hit Fund.

Report: R.I. Housing unnecessarily spent $1.2M from Hardest Hit Fund

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Housing was included in organizations that misappropriated a collective $3 million in unnecessary expenses charged to the Hardest Hit Fund, a...
RHODE ISLAND RANKED No. 19 in the nation for average weekly wage for the first quarter of 2017. Massachusetts ranked No. 3 behind New York and the District of Colombia.

Report: R.I. ranks No. 19 in nation for Q1 average weekly...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked No. 19 in the nation for average weekly wage in the first quarter of 2017, according to a U.S....
PERRY RASSO, owner of Matunuck Oyster Farm stands with a cage that his business grows oysters in. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Commerce awards two $50K innovation vouchers

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Commerce Corp. approved two more innovation vouchers at its Tuesday evening board meeting. Both Matunuck Oyster Farm LLC and Vitae Industries...
GAS PRICES in Rhode Island reached a two-year high this week due to complications from Hurricane Harvey. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/PAUL THOMAS

R.I. gas prices climb 35 cents in 1 week

PROVIDENCE – Prices for self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island rose 35 cents in one week to $2.70 per gallon, according to a...
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