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Oliver Hazard Perry to stay in R.I. with new operating model,...

NEWPORT – The SSV Oliver Hazard Perry will remain in Rhode Island for year-round programming, the nonprofit Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island announced Feb....
AFTER AN OPERATIONAL PAUSE and consideration of sale of the tall ship, the nonprofit that owns the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry says it will now remain in Rhode Island with a new operating model and a new CEO and staff. / COURTESY OLIVER HAZARD PERRY RHODE ISLAND

Oliver Hazard Perry to stay in R.I. with new operating model,...

NEWPORT – The SSV Oliver Hazard Perry will remain in Rhode Island for year-round programming, the nonprofit Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island announced Monday...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO has announced an initiative to preserve Rhode Island's state parks and beaches through an increase in investment and an effort to modernize the state properties to accommodate and cater to visitor's expectations and needs. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Raimondo seeks to modernize, increase investment in state parks, beaches

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced an initiative to modernize and increase investment into the state’s parks and beaches Monday.The governor cited a...
TRAFFIC AT T.F. GREEN Airport increased 9.2 percent in 2018 to 4.3 million passengers enplaned and deplaned. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

Passenger traffic at T.F. Green increases 9.2% in 2018

WARWICK – There were 4.3 million passengers enplaned and deplaned at T.F. Green Airport in 2018, a 9.2 percent increase from 2017’s 3.9 million...
RHODE ISLAND'S 5 PERCENT hotel tax collections totaled $2 million in October. The Omni Providence Hotel, pictured above, accounted for $94,515 of the tax collection for the month. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

DOR: R.I. Oct. 5% hotel tax totals $2M

PROVIDENCE – October collection of the 5 percent hotel tax in Rhode Island totaled $2.02 million, a $12,469 decline from one year prior at...
COAST, a restaurant at the Ocean House in Westerly, was named a Five Diamond restaurant by AAA. / COURTESY OCEAN HOUSE

AAA names COAST Five Diamond restaurant

PROVIDENCE – AAA has named COAST in the Ocean House in Westerly as a Five Diamond restaurant, AAA Northeast announced Thursday.In writing about COAST,...
ALLEGIANT AIRLINES is adding a twice-weekly nonstop flight from T.F. Green Airport to Savannah, Ga. Above, the first arrival at T.F Green airport of Allegiant Airlines in September 2017. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Allegiant to offer twice weekly flight to Savannah from T.F. Green

WARWICK – Allegiant Airlines will add nonstop service to Savannah, Ga., from T.F. Green Airport, the R.I. Airport Corp. announced Tuesday.Flights to the Savannah/Hilton...
SPORTS BETTING: Pictured is the new sports-betting facilities at Twin River Casino Hotel in Lincoln. The expansion of sports betting to mobile options is expected to be introduced in the General Assembly this year. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Did the state make the right move in legalizing sports betting?

Heavy betting in Rhode Island on the Feb.3 Super Bowl will help boost state coffers. That's because the state receives 51 percent of the revenue from...
SPORTS BETTING: Pictured is the new sports-betting facilities at Twin River Casino Hotel in Lincoln. The expansion of sports betting to mobile options is expected to be introduced in the General Assembly this year. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Super Bowl boosts R.I. coffers

Rhode Islanders can thank the New England Patriots for more than just another NFL championship.While the long-term success of legalized sports betting in Rhode...

Sports betting is legal. Watch out.

Since ancient Rome, gambling on athletic events has been a fun, popular and hugely ill-advised pastime. Now states across the U.S. are racing to...
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