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R.I. Fast Ferry seeking additional year to meet DPUC license requirements

WARWICK — Rhode Island Fast Ferry is seeking a one-year extension on its deadline to fulfill the necessary requirements put forth by the R.I....

Pranzi tent grows with new venture

After 21 years in the local catering industry, Lisa Mattiello, owner of Pranzi Inc., launched a new business – Pranzi Tents and Events in...
TO THE BEAT: Collette Travel Services offers a company health class with a rock-drumming theme, branded “Pound,” during which employees work out to rock music with drumsticks. From left: Anissa Doradoux, program coordinator; Hannah ­Beatrice, staff accountant; Kelsie Marchetti, product manager; Cheryl Shaw, director of program operations; and Phyllis Shields, benefits manager.
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Collette pursues holistic wellness for employees

Healthiest Employees: 150-499 Employees | #1. Collette Travel Services Inc. CEO (or equivalent): Daniel J. Sullivan Jr. Number of employees: 486Employees of Collette Travel Services Inc....
RESTORATION OF THE Rosecliff rose garden has been completed, per an announcement by the Preservation Society of Newport County Friday. The project was commenced in October. / COURTESY OF PSONC

Rosecliff rose garden restored thanks to donors

NEWPORT - With the help of two donations from the V.J. Palmieri Charitable Trust, totaling $95,000, the Preservation Society of Newport County has been able...

OneJet ends nonstop flight service out of T.F. Green Airport to...

WARWICK – OneJet has ceased operating flights out of T.F. Green Airport to Pittsburgh, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported July 30.Although T.F. Green is in...
THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION is awarding T.F. Green Airport $737,000 in infrastructre grants, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

FAA awarding T.F. Green Airport $737K in infrastructure grants

WARWICK – The Federal Aviation Administration is awarding T.F. Green Airport $737,000 in infrastructure grants to construct a runway safety area and remove obstructions...
A BOAT sails through Narragansett Bay in Newport at the end of a video advertisement produced by R.I. Commerce Corp. as part of its "Fun-Sized" campaign. / COURTESY R.I. COMMERCE CORP.

Commerce RI releases 4 new ‘Fun-Sized’ campaign ads

PROVIDENCE – As part of a summer push to target potential visitors from outside Rhode Island to come visit the Ocean State, the R.I....
COLLECTION OF the 5 percent hotel tax in March totaled $1.1 million across the state, an increase of 14.6 percent year over year.

March 5% hotel tax totals $1.1M

PROVIDENCE – Collection of the 5 percent hotel tax in Rhode Island in March totaled $1.1 million, a 14.6 percent increase year over year,...

In regulation, the small things add up fast

The pervasiveness of state-imposed regulations has been a topic of contention for years among the business community in Rhode Island.“Manufacturing employers there are...

Commerce RI approves TIF for Newport hotel, 2 Innovation Vouchers and...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. board of directors and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo voted July 23 to approve an estimated $3.5 million in...
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