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AQUANIS RECEIVED a $3.5 million federal grant to further its research of using electrical plasma actuators to reduce the aerodynamic stress on wind turbine blades. Above, Aquanis founder and CEO Neal Fine. / COURTESY AQUANIS

Aquanis receives $3.5M federal grant to further wind turbine research

PROVIDENCE – Aquanis Inc. of East Greenwich will receive a $3.5 million federal grant to further its research of “active aerodynamic load control for...
AN NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MAP of the Thursday snowstorm expected to affect the evening commute. Pink represents a Winter Storm Warning, while light purple represents a less serious Winter Weather Advisory. This map is reflective of projections as of 12:09 p.m., Thursday. The storm is expected to impact Rhode Island starting at 4 p.m. / COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

Snow expected to impact Thursday evening commute

PROVIDENCE – The Thursday evening commute is expected to be affected by snowfall of 1 to 2 inches per hour, which will accumulate 2...
A MAP OF personal income per capita changes for U.S. counties from 2016 to 2017. The highest percent growth in Rhode Island was in Bristol County, where the figure increased 4.4 percent to $76,148, also the highest personal income per capita in the state. / COURTESY BUREAU OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

Providence metro income per capita over $52K in 2017, Bristol County...

PROVIDENCE – Personal income per capita in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was $52,271 in 2017, a 3.8 percent increase year over year from...
CITIZENS CHARITABLE FOUNDATION has partnered with LISC to grant $150,000 to support the Bridges to Careers program at the Genesis Center in Providence as well as create a "retention coach" position at the center. The grant was part of a three-city partnership between Citizens and LISC implemented in Boston, Providence and Philadelphia. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/KELVIN MA

Citizens Charitable Foundation partners with LISC, donates $150K to Providence workforce...

PROVIDENCE – Citizens Charitable Foundation and Local Initiatives Support Corp. have come together in Providence, Boston and Philadelphia to support education and training programs,...
A NORTH PROVIDENCE dentist was sentenced to three years probation and 280 hours of community service per year for diverting and failing to report $1.2 million in payments from insurance carriers and patients to his practice.

R.I. dentist sentenced to 3 years probation for failing to report...

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Lawrence P. Stephenson of Lincoln was sentenced in U.S. District Court to three years probation and 280 hours per year of...
RHODE ISLAND GDP increased at a 2.8 percent annualized rate in the second quarter, 1.4 percentage points lower than the annualized national GDP growth rate for the quarter. The Ocean State's GDP growth rate ranked No. 47 in the country. / COURTESY BUREAU OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

R.I. 2Q GDP growth rate 4th lowest in nation

PROVIDENCE – Gross domestic product in Rhode Island grew at an annualized rate of 2.8 percent in the second quarter, the fourth-slowest rate in...
THE NORTHEAST CPI rose 2.3 percent in October year over year. Bucking national trends, the utility gas CPI increased 4 percent year over year regionally in October, while the U.S. City average CPI for piped gas declined 2.1 percent. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/VINCENT MUNDY

Northeast CPI rises 2.3% in October

PROVIDENCE – The Northeast consumer price index increased 2.3 percent year over year, 0.2 percentage points lower than the average U.S. city growth, according...
GREEN DEVELOPMENT has applied for height variances for three turbines in the Providence port area. The turbines would be 364 feet tall. / COURTESY GOOGLE INC.

Providence zoning board to consider 3 new 364-ft. turbines at waterfront

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Zoning Board of Review will consider two proposals for the construction of three wind turbines on the Providence waterfront at...
RUBIUS THERAPEUTICS reported a $26.4 million loss for the third quarter. The company does not yet generate revenue.

Rubius reports $26.4M loss for Q3

PROVIDENCE – Cambridge, Mass.-headquartered Rubius Therapeutics Inc. announced a $26.4 million net loss for the third quarter of 2018 Tuesday. The company reported an...
THE PROVIDENCE JOURNAL, among other GateHouse Media properties, are shortening print subscriber's subscription length by charging them for supplemental inserts. The Journal reserves the right to charge customers up to $132 per year with the practice, significantly shortening the term of a subscription. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

ProJo, other GateHouse pubs, shortening subscriptions by charging for inserts

PROVIDENCE – Special supplements included in a subscription to the print edition of the Providence Journal, and delivered whether requested or not, can shorten...
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