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THE AVERAGE PRICE of regular gas in Rhode Island was $2.99 this week. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

R.I. and Mass. gas prices still on the rise

PROVIDENCE- Rhode Island prices for self serve, regular unleaded gasoline increased 4 cents this week to average $2.99 per gallon, according to AAA Northeast...
RHODE ISLAND 1 PERCENT meal and beverage tax collections totaled $2.08 million, reflecting a 38.8 percent increase year over year. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE MACGREGOR

Feb. 1% meal and beverage tax collection totals $2.1M

PROVIDENCE- Collection of the 1 percent meal and beverage tax in Rhode Island reached $2.1 million in February, a 38.8 percent increase from $1.5...
THE AVERAGE PRICE of a single-family home in April was $269,450, a 9.8 percent increase from $245,500 in April 2017. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

R.I. single-family home prices continue climb in April

PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island single-family homes sale prices continued to increase in April while both condominium and multi-family home sales experienced median sale price...

SBA partners with BBB for free educational opportunities

PROVIDENCE - The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Rhode Island District Office has revealed its plans to partner with the Better Business Bureau to provide...
The PROPERTY AT 280 RUMSTICK RD. sold for $2.3 million / COURTESY: MOTT AND CHACE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Barrington property sells for $2.3M

BARRINGTON- The waterfront property located at 280 Rumstick Rd. in Barrington has sold for $2,300,000, the second highest sale in the municipality this year.The...
THE PROVIDENCE-NEW BEDFORD METRO ranked No. 5 on a list of the most cyber insecure metro areas in the country. / COURTESY CORONET

Report: Providence metro ranks No. 5 for most cyber-insecure metro in...

PROVIDENCE – The Providence-New Bedford metropolitan area was named in the top five of America’s most cyber-insecure metros list, according to a report issued...
A WARWICK WATERFRONT homes sold for $1.7 million. / COURTESY MOTT & CHACE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Warwick home sells for $1.7M

WARWICK - The property at 1300 Warwick Neck Ave., Warwick has been sold for $1,700,000, according to Mott & Chace Sotheby's International Thursday.It was...
THREE RHODE ISLAND FARMS received a combined $54,000 in grants from the R.I. DEM's Rhode Island Farm Energy Program to support solar and energy efficiency projects.

DEM awards 3 R.I. farms grants for energy efficiency

PROVIDENCE – Three farms in Foster, Little Compton, and Smithfield will aim to decrease costs and upgrade business operations with a combined $54,000 in...
WORKERS BROKE GROUND on renovations for the Prospect Heights Housing Project which was built in 1941-1942 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. / COURTESY THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

$42M renovations break ground at Pawtucket’s Prospect Heights Apartments

PAWTUCKET - Nearly a year after WinnCompanies and Omni Development Corp. were approved by the Pawtucket Housing Authority for a joint venture ground lease...
OVER 40,000 people visited the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover Race Village in its first week open. /COURTESY VOLVO OCEAN RACE/JESUS RENEDO

Newport Race Village sees more than 40,000 visitors in first week

NEWPORT - The Race Village at Fort Adams State Park has welcomed more than 40,000 visitors in the opening week of the Volvo Ocean Race...
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