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PROVIDENCE – The Providence Business News e-newsletters are currently experiencing technical difficulties and are not being delivered. Normal resumption of e-newsletters will occur as...
HUD HAS GRANTED 10 Rhode Island housing authorities a combined $920,699 to help families reach self-sufficiency.

HUD grants 10 R.I. housing authorities $920.7K

PROVIDENCE – Ten organizations in Rhode Island have received a combined $920,699 to aid residents participating in the Housing Choice Voucher Program or that...
RHODE ISLAND'S 5 PERCENT hotel tax collections totaled $2 million in October. The Omni Providence Hotel, pictured above, accounted for $94,515 of the tax collection for the month. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

DOR: R.I. Oct. 5% hotel tax totals $2M

PROVIDENCE – October collection of the 5 percent hotel tax in Rhode Island totaled $2.02 million, a $12,469 decline from one year prior at...
COAST, a restaurant at the Ocean House in Westerly, was named a Five Diamond restaurant by AAA. / COURTESY OCEAN HOUSE

AAA names COAST Five Diamond restaurant

PROVIDENCE – AAA has named COAST in the Ocean House in Westerly as a Five Diamond restaurant, AAA Northeast announced Thursday. In writing about COAST,...
SENATE PRESIDENT Dominick J. Ruggerio's bill allowing mobile sports betting at Twin River's two Rhode Island casinos was approved by the Senate on Wednesday. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Senate approves mobile sports betting

PROVIDENCE – The Senate on Wednesday approved a bill allowing mobile sports betting through Twin River casinos in Lincoln and Tiverton. “The new in-person Sportsbook...
RHODE ISLAND ranked No. 26 for highest health care spending in the nation in a report based on individuals younger than 65 and covered by employer-sponsored private health insurance. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Report: R.I. has second-lowest health care spend per person in N.E....

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked No. 26 in the nation for health care spending per person in 2017, according to the Health Care Cost...
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HomeServices Gammons Realty has merged with the Natick, Mass.,-headquartered Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Gammons Realty merges with Mass. company

PROVIDENCE – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Gammons Realty has merged with the Natick, Mass.,-headquartered Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate, the companies announced Tuesday. As part...
THE NORTHEAST CONSUMER Price Index increased 1.5 percent year over year in January, not seasonally adjusted. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/BRENT LEWIN

Northeast CPI increases 1.5% in Jan.

PROVIDENCE – The Northeast Consumer Price Index increased a nonseasonally adjusted 1.5 percent year over year in January, just under the rate of the...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Rhode Island and Bristol County, Mass., predicting a "significant impact" on the afternoon and evening commute Tuesday. / COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

NWS warns of deteriorating road conditions Tuesday afternoon

PROVIDENCE – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Providence County, Kent County, Bristol County, Washington County and Newport County...
THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING is looking for potential employer partners for its Real Jobs Rhode Island workforce development program.

DLT seeking Real Jobs R.I. partners

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Labor and Training is seeking employer partners for the Real Jobs Rhode Island program, the department announced Monday...
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