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Metacomet Country Club is listed for sale./COURTESY LEISURE INVESTMENT PROPERTIES GROUP OF MARCUS & MILLICHAP REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT SERVICES.

Metacomet Country Club in East Providence listed for sale

EAST PROVIDENCE – Metacomet Country Club is on the market, listed for $3.5 million, according to a Tampa-based brokerage which specializes in golf resorts,...

Brown study: Fentanyl test strips effectively reduce young adult opioid overdoses

PROVIDENCE — Brown University's School of Public Health researchers report fentanyl test strips are effective in preventing opioid overdoses and that community-based organizations would...

Webster reports 54% jump in Q3 profit

PROVIDENCE – Webster Financial Corp., the holding company for Webster Bank, on Thursday reported a 54 percent increase year over year in quarterly earnings,...
TEXTRON REPORTED A $563 million profit in the third quarter, largely due to the $410 million post-tax gain from selling its Tools & Test Equipment product line. / COURTESY TEXTRON

Textron Q3 profit jumps on product line sale, revenue declines

PROVIDENCE – Textron Inc. reported a $563 million net income for the third quarter, or $2.26 per diluted share, a 254 percent increase from...
IN ITS FIFTH CONSECUTIVE MONTH OF DECLINE, the Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage points to 3.9 percent in September per the R.I. Dept. of Labor and Training. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

Slow, steady decline in unemployment stretches into September

PROVIDENCE – Continuing its slow and steady decline, the Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage points to 3.9 percent in September,...
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP plans to withdraw the United States from a 192-nation postal treaty. The move has been heralded by U.S. manufacturers. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO./ANDREW HARRER

Trump to withdraw U.S. from postal treaty, squeezing China

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump plans to withdraw the United States from a 192-nation treaty that gives Chinese companies discounted shipping rates for small...
DELTA DENTAL of Rhode Island has gifted $1.5 million to support programs, clinics and professionals working to provide oral health care to those in need in Rhode Island.

Delta Dental of Rhode Island announces $1.5M in gifts to support...

PROVIDENCE – Delta Dental of Rhode Island has gifted more than $1.5 million to support programs, clinics and professionals working to provide oral health...
The R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH and Women & Infant Hospital's new initiative will use $3.2 million to treat, screen for pregnancy-related mood disorders. / COURTESY WOMEN & INFANTS

RIDOH, Women & Infants partner on $3.2M initiative to screen, treat...

PROVIDENCE — The R.I. Department of Health and Women & Infants Hospital will partner in a $3.2 million grant-funded initiative providing prepartum and postpartum...
LOCAL 1 PERCENT hotel tax collections totaled $5.1 million in fiscal 2018. Realtors and homeowners accounted for $763,806 in collections in the fiscal year, while hosting platforms and room resellers accounted for $129,031. / COURTESY DURKIN COTTAGE REALTY

DOR: 1 percent hotel tax collections increase 14.8% in fiscal 2018

PROVIDENCE – Collection of the 1 percent hotel tax in fiscal 2018 totaled $5.1 million, a 14.8 percent increase from fiscal 2017 when collections...

New law holds further ID theft protection for elders

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has announced a new layer of protection aimed at reducing the numbers of elder identity theft...
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