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TWIN RIVER WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS reported a profit of $71.4 million in 2018, a 14.8 percent increase from $62.2 million in 2017. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Twin River Worldwide Holdings reports $71.4M profit in 2018

LINCOLN – Twin River Holdings Inc. reported net income of $71.4 million in 2018, a 14.8 percent year-over-year increase, according to a company filing...
THE 737 GROUNDING is costing Norwegian as much as $1.8 million a day, according to Ole Martin Westgaard at Oslo-based DNB bank. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SIMON DAWSON

Boeing 737 crisis imperils Norwegian’s cut-price U.S. routes

NEW YORK - Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA’s reliance on the fuel-saving Boeing Co. 737 Max to underpin its ultra low-cost trans-Atlantic strategy has exposed...
CONSTRUCTION HAS begun on the 57-room Brenton Hotel America's Cup Avenue in Newport. / COURTESY LWH LLC

Brenton Hotel opening in Newport slated for spring 2020

NEWPORT – Demolition began on the building at 31 America’s Cup Ave. Tuesday as the construction of a 57-room Brenton Hotel started.The hotel will...
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PBN on WJAR-TV, March 18, 2019

New players are disrupting a host of traditional services. While bad for some R.I. entrepreneurs, others cash in.Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy...
UPENDED MARKET: Ali Sanfilippo, a real estate paralegal at Sayer, Regan & Thayer in Newport, lives in New Bedford with her boyfriend. The couple is looking to move to Rhode Island but is having trouble finding apartments for rent. That’s partly due to an upending of the rental market that has seen investors and homeowners transform former year-round rentals into short-term units for services such as Airbnb.
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Adapt to disruptors – or perish? New players are disrupting a...

Where have all the apartments gone? On Aquidneck Island, and particularly Newport, the listing of an affordable, livable, two-bedroom home now draws a frenzy...
WHAT’S OLD IS NEW AGAIN: Newport Collaborative Architects principals, from left, J. Michael Abbott, John K. Grosvenor and Glenn R. Gardiner go over plans to renovate the Surf Hotel on Block Island into a new complex that will be known as the Block Island Beach House.
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Newport architects manage the revitalization of a Block Island institution

The Surf Hotel, one of the last of the grand dames on Block Island, is having its first significant renovation in a century.Unlike some...
THE U.S. GROUNDING of the Boeing Co. 737 MAX family of airliners has impacted two operators at T.F. Green Airport, Southwest Airlines and Norwegian Air. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Boeing grounding affects Southwest, Norwegian Air at T.F. Green

WARWICK - Following the announcement by President Donald Trump that the Federal Aviation Administration is grounding the Boeing Co.'s MAX family of airliners, the...
THE UNITED STATES has grounded the Boeing 737 MAX family of airliners following two fatal crashes in five months, both outside of the U.S. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DAVID RYDER

U.S. grounds Boeing 737s after pair of crashes, reversing course

NEW YORK - United States regulators reversed course Wednesday and announced they will ground Boeing Co.’s top-selling 737 Max family of airliners amid safety...
LEGISLATION ALLOWING for the launch of mobile sports betting in Rhode Island has been passed by the R.I. General Assembly. The governor is supportive of the legislation. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ JUSTIN CHIN

General Assembly passes mobile betting legislation

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. General Assembly approved legislation to allow mobile sports betting in the state through the Twin River casinos in Lincoln and...
COLLECTION OF THE 5 percent hotel tax in December totaled $975,898, an 18.2 percent increase year over year. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

5% hotel tax collection jumps in December

PROVIDENCE – Collection of the 5 percent hotel tax in Rhode Island in December totaled $975,898, an 18.2 percent increase year over year, according...
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