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Twin River to move headquarters to downtown Providence

PROVIDENCE – Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc. is moving its headquarters to Providence, the company announced May 27.The casino and horse-track gaming company will...

Embattled F.R. mayor has July court date

FALL RIVER – A hearing that could have led to a trial date for embattled Mayor Jasiel Correia II was postponed to July 15...

Man charged in slot scam at Tiverton Casino

TIVERTON – A Massachusetts man is accused of being the mastermind of a scam to pass counterfeit Plainridge Park Casino free-slot mailers at the...

R.I. single-family home sales and prices increase in April

PROVIDENCE – The median price of a single-family home sold in Rhode Island in April was $275,000, a 2.1% increase year over year, according...

Trippel Survey ranks Arpin Group No. 1 in supplier satisfaction for...

WEST WARWICK – Arpin Group Inc. has earned the No. 1 ranking in supplier satisfaction among the largest suppliers of global household-goods shipment services...

Evans named to CMO role at Commerce RI

PROVIDENCE – Heather Evans is the new chief marketing officer of R.I. Commerce Corp., effective immediately, Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor announced May 21.Evans most...

Dressbarn to close all stores after not operating at an ‘acceptable...

WARWICK – Dressbarn is set to close its 650 stores across the United States, including two in Rhode Island and one in North Attleborough,...

McKee fined $250 for failing to disclose outside-funded travel

PROVIDENCE – Lt. Gov. Daniel J. McKee will pay a $250 civil fine to resolve a complaint before the R.I. Ethics Commission on his...

Raimondo names choice to lead EOHHS

PROVIDENCE – Following a national search, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has nominated Womazetta Jones to be secretary of the R.I. Executive Office of Health...

Fogarty to be honored during Bryant’s 34th annual World Trade Day...

SMITHFIELD – The late Raymond Fogarty, a student and administrator at Bryant University, former director of Bryant’s John H. Chafee Center for International Business...
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