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Science reveals dark side of wind power

Any solution to global warming will almost certainly rely on an expansion of renewable energy, reducing carbon dioxide emissions with clean solar or wind...

Technology not killing board games

Oct. 5-14 marks American Craft Week, a celebration of the artistry of American crafters and the wide array of decorative and functional objects they...

Deepwater Wind to be acquired for $510M

PROVIDENCE – Deepwater Wind LLC will be acquired by the Danish company Ørsted for $510 million, the two companies announced Oct. 8.Ørsted has entered...

RIMA backs Raimondo in first-ever endorsement of a political candidate

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Rhode Island Manufacturers Association announced its endorsement of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo Oct. 10, marking the organization’s first-ever endorsement of...

Jackson pleads nolo contendere to embezzlement, campaign finance charges

PROVIDENCE – Former City Councilman Kevin Jackson pleaded no contest to charges related to the unlawful appropriation and embezzlement of funds from the Providence...

City, retirees projected to save $700K by switching drug plan to...

FALL RIVER – The city and its retirees are projected to save approximately $700,000 over the next two years by switching a drug insurance...
SHATTERED DREAM: Pictured is the site of the former Apex department store in downtown Pawtucket, which had been the proposed location for a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox until the team announced it found a better deal with Worcester, Mass., where it will be moving in two years./ PBN FILE PHOTO/PAMELA BHATIA

Given the departure of the Pawtucket Red Sox to Worcester, Mass.,...

With the reality of the departure of the Pawtucket Red Sox setting in, political leaders and small business owners are cassting about for ways...

R.I. mortgage delinquency 4.6% in July

PROVIDENCE – Mortgage delinquencies of greater than 30 days in Rhode Island declined 0.9 percentage points year over year to 4.6 percent in July,...
PBN WAS NAMED Newspaper of the Year for the third time in the last six years by the New England Newspaper and Press Association on Thursday. It was also recognized with a Publick Occurrences Award for its three-part series titled "Rising Waters."

PBN named Newspaper of the Year, honored for climate change series

NATICK, Mass. – Providence Business News was named Newspaper of the Year for specialty publications in the New England Newspaper and Press Association’s 2018...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO said Thursday the state has cut the volume of regulations for businesses by almost one-third.
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Raimondo announces reduction in regulations

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Thursday her administration has reduced by almost one-third the volume of regulations affecting small businesses in Rhode...
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