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THE AVERAGE PRICE of regular gas in Rhode Island and Massachusetts declined 5 cents this week to $2.72 per gallon and $2.74 per gallon, respectively. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

R.I., Mass. gas prices drop 5 cents, most this year

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island declined 5 cents this week to $2.72 per gallon, the largest...
FIRST PHASE: At the construction site of the Wexford Innovation Center in Providence are, from left, Dan Bagnall, project supervisor, Shawmut Design and Construction; Beverly Smith, client service manager, Shawmut; Sean Lee Burgo, project director for construction, Wexford Science & Technology; and Chi Yik, project manager, Shawmut.
 The Wexford Innovation Center is at the center of efforts to transform the former Jewelry District into an area driven by innovation, especially in the life sciences. / PBN FILE PHOTO/
MICHAEL SALERNO

PBN on WJAR-TV, Nov. 12, 2018

Despite false starts, transformation of Jewelry District taking shape. Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss...
THE PROPERTY at 6 Ninigret Ave. in Westerly sold for $3.3 million. / COURTESY MOTT & CHACE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Westerly home sold for $3.3M

WESTERLY – A many-gabled home on 0.84 acres at 6 Ninigret Ave. in Westerly was sold for $3.3 million, Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International...
REPAIR WORK on bridges that carry I-295 traffic at its interchange with Routes 6 and 6A will begin on Nov. 16. Work will continue through the summer of 2019. / COURTESY GOOGLE LLC

Lane shifts, congestion expected with start of I-295 bridge work

JOHNSTON – The start of work on the bridges that carry traffic on Interstate 295 at its interchange with Routes 6 and 6A at...
A WOMAN OBSERVES items for sale during last year's Harvest Time Fair, hosted by United Methodist Elder Care, which has since become Aldersbridge Communities. This year's fair will be held Nov. 9-10 at two East Providence locations, Winslow Gardens and Linn Health & Rehabilitation. / COURTESY ALDERSBRIDGE COMMUNITIES

Philanthropy Calendar, Nov. 9, 2018

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com or research@PBN.com at least four weeks in...
AN OPPORTUNE TIME: Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien speaks at the Slater Mill about the need to develop a comprehensive plan for redevelopment after the Pawtucket Red Sox announced the team was leaving the city. Seated at left is Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, who said the state would work to build tools to help Pawtucket and Central Falls, which will have a new transit center built less than a mile from the historic site.  
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MICHAEL SALERNO

With bus/train station coming, redevelopment focus for Pawtucket, Central Falls must...

More than a decade after it was first discussed, ground was broken for a commuter train and bus station in Pawtucket earlier this month,...

PBN Health Care Summit identifies, discusses issues that matter

PBN held its fall Health Care Summit late in October, with the goal of bringing the business community up to date on the current...

Melo sentenced in smuggling of profits from illegal overfishing operation

DARTMOUTH – Jamie Melo, a former captain with the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office, was sentenced Nov. 5 for his role in helping Carlos Rafael...
WHAT WILL THE FUTURE BRING? Did Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's economic policies help grow Rhode Island's economy or was the state's improving economic condition just the result of the region and nation recovering from the Great Recession? To a certain degree, the just-concluded election may offer one answer to that question. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

With the election now settled, do you think that Rhode Island...

A major issue in any election is the economic health of the city/state/country that is holding the vote, and nowhere was the issue debated...

2 men indicted in credit card skimming scheme

PROVIDENCE – Juan Jose Rodriguez-Castro and Wilberd Armando Reyes-Castro were indicted by a federal grand jury on Nov. 1 in an alleged scheme to...
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