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First United Methodist Church in North Attleboro closes

NORTH ATTLEBORO – First United Methodist Church closed Sunday, ending a ministry that dates back to the 1800s.  Declining members and lack of financial capacity...

RTX Corp. reports $1.71B profit in Q1

ARLINGTON, Va. – RTX Corp. on Tuesday reported a first-quarter profit of $1.71 billion, a 19.8% increase year over year.  On a per-share basis the...

2024 WaterFire season slated to begin May 11

PROVIDENCE – The upcoming WaterFire season will include six full lightings starting on June 1 and two partial lightings. The next WaterFire event, an annual...

UPS to become the primary air cargo provider for the United...

United Parcel Service Inc. will become the primary air cargo provider for the United States Postal Service.  The Atlanta shipping company said Monday that it...
WARWICK MAYOR FRANK J. Picozzi tells WPRI-TV CBS 12 that Costco Wholesale Corp. is no longer considering Warwick as a home of its first location in Rhode Island since there is no room to build it. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Warwick mayor: No room for Costco

WARWICK – Another Rhode Island city can be crossed off as a potential home for a new Costco Wholesale Corp.  Warwick Mayor Frank J. Picozzi...
THE MEDIAN price of single-family homes sold in Rhode Island continued to climb in January, rising 12.9% from a year earlier, while sales fell for the 21st consecutive month, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors says. / AP FILE PHOTO/STEVEN SENNE

R.I.’s median home price rises to $441K in January

WARWICK – The median price of single-family homes sold in Rhode Island continued to climb in January, rising 12.9% from a year earlier to...
FOURTEEN FARMS across the state received a total of $256,000 in agricultural energy grants to support their renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

14 R.I. farms awarded total of $256K in agricultural energy grants

PROVIDENCE – Fourteen farms across the state received a total of $256,000 in agricultural energy grants to support their renewable energy and energy efficiency...

Median home sale prices in Bristol County, Mass., up 10.9% in...

PROVIDENCE – The median price of single-family homes sold in Bristol County, Mass., rose to $480,000 in November, a 10.9% jump over the same...

CVS to cut additional 111 jobs in R.I.

WOONSOCKET – Months after announcing plans to lay off 198 Rhode Islanders, CVS Health Corp. is cutting an additional 111 jobs in the Ocean...

Big-bank CEOs warn that new regulations could harm the economy

NEW YORK (AP) – The heads of Wall Street's biggest banks used an appearance on Capitol Hill to plead with senators to stop the...
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