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THE AVERAGE PRICE of regular gas in Rhode Island increased 1 cent this week to $2.84 per gallon. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARETT

R.I. gas prices tick up, Mass. prices hold this week

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island increased 1 cent to $2.84 per gallon this week, 3 cents...

RWU launches new lecture series on state of the ocean, sea-level...

BRISTOL – A yearlong series of climate change-related events, courses, panel discussions and book talks hosted by Roger Williams University will commence Oct. 2...
TAKING THE LEAD: Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza says he’s proud that the Providence Police Department was the first in the state to adopt body cameras for its police officers. He said the program has been well-received, adding it helps to calm people down because they know they are being recorded, while also allowing “the entire picture” of an incident to get out.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Can a self-described ‘pro[business]-growth progressive’ mayor boost investment in Providence?

The son of Guatemalan immigrants who settled in the West End of Providence, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is a pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootstraps story: The first in...
ENERGIZED: ADI Energy staffers review a client’s energy-use analysis. From left: Joe Palumbo, senior project manager; Jeanette Coleman-Hall, project manager; Brenda Konopelko, controller; and John Rizzo, president and CEO.
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

ADI Energy positioned to deliver efficient design

Fastest Growing Companies | $5M-$25M | 1st place CEO (or equivalent): John J. Rizzo, CEO 2017 Revenue: $17,069,916 2015 Revenue: $4,828,850 Revenue growth: 253.5%When ADI Energy LLC President...

Best Practice Energy lets electricity suppliers compete on price

Fastest Growing Companies | $250,000-$5M | 4th place CEO (or equivalent): Bryan Yagoobian, president 2017 Revenue: $3,159,732 2015 Revenue: $1,926,611 Revenue growth: 64%With the changes in deregulation and...

Dominion agrees to sell Manchester Street Power Station as part of...

PROVIDENCE – Dominion Energy has entered an agreement to sell the Manchester Street Power Station as part of a $1.2 billion sale to Starwood...
WASTE NOT: Earthly co-founders Frank Mastrobuono, left, and Mike Kowalczyk, center, pick up food waste at Empire Tea & Coffee in Newport. Earthly produces worm castings, a natural fertilizer. Mastrobuono shows the finished potting mix, as Kowalczyk and Empire manager Josh Unorski talk. 
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Earthly makes sure discarded food isn’t wasted

Innovative Companies | Energy & the EnvironmentWorm manure, known as castings, helps cannabis grow, the minds behind North Kingstown-based Earthly Solutions Inc. have discovered.Frank...
UNTIED STATES jobless claims increased by 12,000 to 214,000 last week, elevated by areas impacted by Hurricane Florence. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Jobless claims surge in storm-hit Carolinas, boosting U.S. total

NEW YORK - Filings for United States unemployment benefits rose last week, reflecting jumps in states hit by Hurricane Florence, though the national figure remains...
CLARKE INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING INC., doing business as Clarke Valve, announced that it has finsihed a $5.5 million Series B investment round, bringing the company's Series B investment total to $15.5 million.

Clarke Valve completes $5.5M Series B funding round

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Clarke Industrial Engineering Inc. completed a $5.5 million round of Series B funding Wednesday. The company, which does business under the...
DOMINION ENERGY has agreed to sell the Manchester Street Power Station in Providence as well as a power station in Pennsylvania for a combined $1.2 billion to Starwood Energy Group Global LLC. / COURTESY DOMINION ENERGY

Dominion agrees to sell Manchester Street Power Station as part of...

PROVIDENCE – Dominion Energy has entered an agreement to sell the Manchester Street Power Station in Providence as part of a $1.2 billion sale...
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