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Hasbro offers $875M in stock to bolster eOne acquisition cash

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. has commenced an underwritten registered public offering of $875 million of common stock and intends to give an option to...

R.I. home price index grows 4.5% Y/Y in Sept.

PROVIDENCE – The home price index in Rhode Island increased 4.5% year over year in September, 1 percentage point higher than the national average...

State to fund independent study of IGT/Twin River lottery contract proposals

PROVIDENCE – A request by House Republicans for an independent study on competing contract proposals for the R.I. Lottery by International Game Technology PLC...

Pawtucket man sentenced to 2.5 years in jail for role in...

PROVIDENCE – Shawn Whitfield, of Pawtucket, has been sentenced to 2½ years in prison for his role in a Jamaica-based telemarketing scam that was...

GoodFella Vapor closes Somerset shop due to sales ban on vaping...

SOMERSET – GoodFella Vapor announced it has closed its shop here due to Gov. Charlie Baker’s ongoing ban on vaping products, The Herald News...

Auto imports at Port of Davisville break record by mid-Oct.

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The Port of Davisville has already broken its auto import record this year, importing 242,568 automobiles by Oct. 18, the Quonset...

East Providence budget becomes law without mayor’s signature

EAST PROVIDENCE – Mayor Bob DaSilva has allowed the city’s $188 million fiscal year 2020 budget, a 3.2% increase over last year, to become...

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall moves closer with arrival of panels in...

FALL RIVER – Aluminum panels engraved with the names of fallen soldiers that will be part of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in the...

Baker administration estimates vaping ban costing stores up to $8M in...

PROVIDENCE – A three-month ban on retail nicotine and marijuana vaping products in Massachusetts has the potential to cost private businesses $7 million to...

Raimondo sues over marijuana regulatory power; GA signals it was already...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Oct. 22 filed a lawsuit in Superior Court that argues against a provision of the fiscal 2020...
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