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THE CITY OF PROVIDENCE is installing new parking meters and is extending metered street parking in many areas, which is concerning at least on neighborhood leader. / PBN PHOTO

Extended hours for Providence parking meters draw mixed reaction

Providence is extending the hours its parking meters are operational to 9 p.m. throughout the city, and business leaders predict uneven effects on commerce...
DEALERS PREPARE for the start of iGaming in a new 4,000-square-foot studio at Bally's Twin River Lincoln casino in March. The company’s North America interactive revenue, which includes iGaming in Rhode Island, was $41.5 million in the first quarter of 2024, up more than 70% from the year prior. / COURTESY BALLY'S CORP.

Bally’s reports $173.9M loss in Q1, says Washington Bridge affected earnings

PROVIDENCE – Bally’s Corp. on Wednesday reported a $173.9 million loss in the first quarter, compared with a $178.3 million profit in the same...

Independent Man returning to Statehouse May 4 for public viewing

PROVIDENCE – Fresh off his makeover, the Independent Man is coming home.  The 800-pound statue that normally sits atop the Statehouse will return for its...

PBN announces 2024 Best Places to Work

PROVIDENCE – Sixty-seven honorees have been named by Providence Business News for its 2024 Best Places to Work Awards program. Each company and organization recognized...
STAR ATTRACTION: In the 2023 fiscal year, Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau Senior Vice President Thomas Riel’s team booked 224 events that will result in more than $102 million in direct spend revenue in future years for Rhode Island. 
PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

PWCVB’s Riel’s knack makes state a destination again

PBN C-Suite 2024 Awards SMALL PRIVATE COMPANY: Thomas Riel Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau | Senior vice president THOMAS RIEL GETS ­EXCITED talking about the...

Westerly Town Council defeats golf resort proposal for Winnapaug Country Club

WESTERLY – The Town Council voted to defeat one of the two starkly different development proposals for the Winnapaug Country Club, but that doesn’t...

Newport expects to see more cruise ships this season

NEWPORT – City officials expect to see more cruise ships and passengers this season than it did in 2023, according to the 2024 schedule...

Airlines will now be required to give automatic cash refunds for...

The Biden administration issued final rules Wednesday to require airlines to automatically issue cash refunds for things like delayed flights and to better disclose...

Delta Air Lines, facing another unionization attempt, raises staff pay 5%

Delta Air Lines, the most profitable U.S. carrier, is raising pay for nonunion employees as it gets ready for another attempt by a union...
THE BRICK ALLEY PUB at 140 Thames St., Newport, has been sold to The Heritage Restaurant Group. / PBN FILE PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY

Brick Alley Pub in Newport sold to Heritage Restaurant Group

NEWPORT – A dining staple within the city is now under new ownership. Ralph and Pat Plumb of Plumb Inc. announced April 20 that they...
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