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April traffic falls at T.F. Green from 2018, still higher than...

WARWICK – The number of enplaned and deplaned passengers at T.F. Green Airport totaled 337,256 in April, a 14.2% decline year over year, according...

Truck tolls exceed projected $7M revenue in first year

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation has collected $7.3 million in billable revenue from the first two Rhode Island truck toll gantries between...

Mortgage delinquency in R.I. declines to 4.2% in April

PROVIDENCE – The delinquency rate of mortgages of 30 days or more in Rhode Island declined 0.5 percentage points year over year to 4.2%...

SBA accepting applications to train service-disabled veteran entrepreneurs

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Small Business Administration is accepting applications from nonprofits, state and local agencies, and higher learning institutions to compete for up...

Providence jeweler named Society of Arts + Crafts 2019 Artist Award...

PROVIDENCE – Jeweler Arthur Hash is one of three winners of Boston’s Society of Arts + Crafts’ 2019 Artist Awards, a juried prize given...

Lawmakers approve consumer protections for student-loan servicing practices

PROVIDENCE – Lawmakers approved the Student Loan Bill of Rights to protect Rhode Islanders through new consumer protections and oversight of student-loan servicing practices,...

GA passes law allowing workers to bid for biz following mass...

PROVIDENCE – The General Assembly has approved legislation to notify workers of their opportunity to organize a cooperative and make a bid to buy...

Bag ban and straw bills removed from House committee agenda

PROVIDENCE – A statewide bag ban and restrictions on restaurant use of plastic straws will not become law this year, ecoRI News reported June...

HarborOne to commence secondary stock offering

PROVIDENCE – HarborOne Bancorp Inc. will commence its secondary offering, beginning with the conversion of HarborOne Mutual Bancshares from the mutual holding company structure...

1% meal and beverage tax collection dips in April

PROVIDENCE – Collection of the local 1% meal and beverage tax in April totaled $2.2 million, a 2.9% decline year over year, according to...
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