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UMass Dartmouth professor receives $452,454 NSF award

DARTMOUTH - University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Lance Fiondella received a $452,454 five-year National Science Foundation CAREER award, according to...
THE R.I. AIRPORT CORP. says it is seeking legislation to change the name of T.F. Green Airport to the Rhode Island International Airport. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

RIAC seeks legislation to rename T.F. Green Airport following survey

WARWICK - The R.I. Airport Corp. said it is seeking legislation to change the name of T.F. Green Airport to Rhode Island International Airport,...
ARPIN VAN LINES announced it has renewed its sponsorship of the LPGA. / COURTESY ARPIN VAN LINES

Arpin Van Line to continue LPGA sponsorship

WEST WARWICK - Arpin Van Lines announced that it has renewed its sponsorship of the Ladies Professional Golf Association, the West Warwick company announced...
THE CORPORATION OF Brown University approved a $1.1 billion budget for the 2019 fiscal year and agreed to raise tuition by 4 percent. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown approves $1.1B budget, raises tuition by 4%

PROVIDENCE - The Corporation of Brown University approved a $1.1 billion budget for the 2019 fiscal year, according to Brown Sunday.Tuition for the 2018-19...

University Medicine changes name to Brown Medicine

PROVIDENCE - University Medicine, a nonprofit medical group practice in Rhode Island, changed its name to Brown Medicine Feb. 1, the company announced Wednesday.Brown...
STATE ENERGY COMMISSIONER Carol Grant says the new Block Island Wind Farm, above, and the state’s energy-efficiency programs will help the state reach Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s goal of generating 1,000 megawatts of renewable energy by 2020. / COURTESY DEEPWATER WIND

Raimondo sets new energy goal for end of summer

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Monday that she has directed her energy team to collaborate with state utilities to issue a Request For...
A 3-ACRE PROPERTY overlooking the East Passage from Jamestown sold for $2.5 million in January, the most expensive sale so far this year on the island. / COURTESY LILA DELMAN REAL ESTATE

Jamestown estate sold for $2.5 million

JAMESTOWN – An oceanfront Jamestown estate was sold for $2.5 million in January 2018, according to Island Realty RI.The 3-acre estate at 302 East...
THE PRICE OF REGULAR gasoline in Rhode Island increased 3 cents this week to $2.51 per gallon. / BLOOMERG FILE PHOTO/PAUL THOMAS

R.I., Mass. gas prices rise

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island saw a 4 cent increase in the average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline per gallon this week, according to...
A SUITE IN OCEAN HOUSE in the Watch Hill section of Westerly has sold for $3.1 million, the highest price for a condominium in the state since 2015, according to Mott & Chace Sotheby's International Realty. / COURTESY MOTT & CHACE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Watch Hill condo sells for $3.1M

WESTERLY – An oceanfront condominium in Watch Hill was sold for $3.1 million Friday, making it the most expensive condo sold in the state since...
SNOW REMOVAL: A Shawmut Construction worker shovels snow from the work site at 225 Dyer St. in Providence. Construction crews must deal with the winter elements to meet project deadlines. / PBN PHOTO/­
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Construction jobs in U.S. hits highest level since Great Recession

PROVIDENCE – The construction industry saw an increase of 36,000 jobs in January, bringing the total number of construction jobs to 7.1 million, according...
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