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Former Santander Bank employee admits role in bank fraud scheme

PROVIDENCE – A former Santander Bank employee pleaded guilty to her role in a scheme to create fraudulent personal and business checks, U.S. Attorney...

Poll: McKee’s approval rating for handling pandemic at 44%

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee’s approval rating for how he’s handled the COVID-19 pandemic is below all but one New England governor but...

U.S. inflation slowed sharply to 7.1% over past 12 months 

WASHINGTON (AP) – Inflation in the United States slowed again last month in the latest sign that price increases are gradually cooling despite the...

State moves to establish homeless shelter at Cranston Street Armory

PROVIDENCE - In response to growing pressure on the state’s shelter and homeless support systems, the McKee administration announced Wednesday their intention to open...

R.I. Health Insurance Commissioner Tigue to step down

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Health Insurance Commissioner Patrick M. Tigue is stepping down after almost two years of state service, Gov. Daniel J. McKee announced...

R.I. Commerce Corp. seeking event proposals to boost off-season tourism

PROVIDENCE – As a means to increase visitation to the state, the R.I. Commerce Corp. Is utilizing $1 million in federal American Rescue Plan...

R.I. Commerce Corp. announces expansion of hotel discount program

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Commerce Corp. on Tuesday announced the return and extension of the annual destination marketing initiative previously known as “Hotel Week,” in...

Blue State Coffee closes all locations

PROVIDENCE – Blue State Coffee, a coffee shop chain that got its start in Rhode Island and expanded into two other states, permanently closed...

Public hearing set for hotel-funded Providence tourism district

PROVIDENCE – The city finance committee on Tuesday set a public hearing on a proposal to create a special district to raise revenue in...

Breeze Airways expands service from T.F. Green Airport

PROVIDENCE – Breeze Airways on Tuesday announced two additional cities will be serviced from Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport in early 2023.  Beginning on...
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