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R.I. Foundation commits $1M to 10-year health plan for state

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has committed $1 million toward the implementation of a 10-year plan designed to improve the health of Rhode...

A longer end to the car tax included in Raimondo’s 2021...

PROVIDENCE – The car tax is going away, but not as quickly as planned, under the fiscal 2021 budget proposal introduced by Gov. Gina...

Marco’s Subs to open location in Newport later this year

NEWPORT – Marco’s Subs has announced that it will open a location in the city later this year, The Newport Daily News reported on...

RIDEM receives $130K grant from EPA to monitor and map wetlands

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has received $131,190 in Wetland Program Development Grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for state-led...

Baccus to step down as veterans home administrator in March

PROVIDENCE – Gen. Rick Baccus announced he will be stepping down in March from serving as the administrator of the Rhode Island Veterans Home...

R.I. sportsbook more than doubles December revenue Y/Y in 2019

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island sportsbook received nearly $2.6 million in revenue in December 2019, more than double the $957,913 in revenue it received...

Bryant’s capital campaign concludes with record $111M raised

SMITHFIELD – The capital campaign that Bryant University launched in 2014 reached a defining moment at the end of 2019: setting a record for...

RIPTA adds solar panels to 33 buses

PROVIDENCE – Roof-mounted solar panels now top 33 of the R.I. Public Transit Authority’s buses thanks to a partnership with R.I. Commerce Corp. and...

Warwick partners with R.I. Infrastructure Bank on street, lighting improvements

WARWICK – Mayor Joseph J. Solomon said his administration will move quickly to have funding in place for the spring construction season following City...

New Bedford City Council amends host agreement to allow sale of...

NEW BEDFORD – The City Council voted, 10-1, to approve an amendment to Beacon Compassion Inc.’s existing Host Community Agreement for medical marijuana that...
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