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RIDOT merging 2 units to save $0.5M/year

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation today announced plans to save nearly $500,000 per year by consolidating its Transportation Management Center with its...

Peter Pan, Bonanza add shuttle to T.F. Green

PROVIDENCE – Bonanza Bus lines and its parent, Peter Pan Bus Lines, this week returned to T.F. Green Airport (PVD) in Warwick for the...

Amgen buying private drug developer Ilypsa

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Biopharmaceuticals giant Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: Amgen) last night announced it has agreed to acquire Ilypsa, a private company dedicated to...
NATIONWIDE, this week's average price for self-serve regular is $3.159 - 9 cents higher than in Rhode Island. Above, cars line up to pay $3.259  last week in Provo, Utah.  /

AAA: R.I. gas prices fall 2¢ to $3.069

PROVIDENCE – Gasoline prices in Rhode Island have fallen over the past week, after 15 consecutive weeks of price increases, according to a report...
WORKERS AT Goetz Custom Boats apply laminate material to the hull of a new boat. Goetz has built several winning race boats. /

Bristol boatyard wins Puma contract

Winning the bid for a 70-foot Volvo Ocean Race boat is a big deal for any boat builder, be it domestic or foreign. For...
THE TALL SHIPS, last seen in Rhode Island three years ago, are coming back for a June 27 to July 1 festival that is one of the highlights of this summer's tourist season. /

Tall Ships bringing the world<br> to Newport June 27-July 1

For the sixth time since the U.S. Bicentennial in 1976, majestic sailing ships from around the world will slip back into the Colonial tapestry...

APC embraces challenge of reducing energy usage

Call it growing pains, although not in a conventional sense. As businesses rely more on tools driven by electricity and energy prices soar, the...

Report: 12-state ‘Clean Car’ effort<br> is stronger than U.S. plans

As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ponders whether to allow the 12-state Clean Car Program to move forward, a local advocacy group has issued...
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Former state police chief leading GTECH security

Retirement usually means less responsibility, more relaxation and maybe a new hobby or two. For Steven M. Paré, it meant taking a position as...

Newport DOT deal offers North End opportunities

The 5.34-acre parcel the City of Newport has acquired from the R.I. Department of Transportation is seen as a prime candidate for economic development...
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