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The Biden administration recruits R.I., 14 states to help enforce airline...

The Biden administration is enlisting the help of officials in Rhode Island and 14 other states to enforce consumer-protection laws covering airline travelers, a...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Transportation has installed massive new Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport signs along Interstate 95 at the airport connector. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Massive Rhode Island T.F. Green signs installed along I-95

WARWICK – Two large Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport signs have been installed along Interstate 95 as part of a $12.9 million project...

Help is not on the way, business owners hurt by Washington...

Harut Matkasyan watches cars back up from the Interstate 195 Washington Bridge to his East Providence restaurant with a growing sense of hopelessness.  The streets...

Cannabis cultivators across R.I. loaded with product, audit finds

PROVIDENCE – A recently conducted audit of the state’s cultivator license moratorium and its effects on the 65 licensees showed the industry has plenty...
Matt DuPlessie / COURTESY LEVEL99/KATE WEISER

Five Questions With: Matt DuPlessie

Matt DuPlessie | CEO, Level99 in Providence Place mall 1. This is the second Level99 located in a shopping mall. Did you see opportunity...

To Savor: The splendid sangiovese

Working in the wine business has given me the ability to travel abroad to Italy. Long, winding roads flanked by a sea of vineyards...
USA TODAY 10BEST, a travel and lifestyle website, has ranked Newport sixth in its poll of the top 10 coastal destinations. / COURTESY R.I. TURNPIKE AND BRIDGE AUTHORITY

USA Today 10Best ranks Newport 6th best coastal destination in U.S.

NEWPORT – Rhode Island's City by the Sea has been named one of the top 10 best coastal destinations in the U.S. USA Today 10Best,...

Convention bureau reports $10M increase in visitor spending during March and...

PROVIDENCE – Visitor spending at hotels and conventions during March and April grew $10 million over the past two years, the Providence Warwick Convention...
WALKERS HEADING south on the Newport Cliff Walk are stopped at Narragansett Avenue by fencing because part of the historic walk collapsed about two years ago. Visitors are required to detour through a nearby neighborhood to reconnect with the path farther south. 
PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVID HANSEN

$16M in federal funding secured for Newport Cliff Walk repairs

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is getting more than $16 million in federal funding to repair the iconic Cliff Walk in Newport. The money for the...
THE BOSTON COLLEGE men's hockey team celebrates an overtime win March 31 over Quinnipiac University in the NCAA Division I Men's Hockey Tournament at the Amica Mutual Pavilion in Providence. The hockey regional brought in $1.9 million in economic impact to the area. / COURTESY BOSTON COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY

NCAA hockey tourney, despite challenges, brought in $1.9M in economic impact

PROVIDENCE – Although hotel performance was weaker than what Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau officials hoped for on March 29-31, hockey “March Madness”...
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