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Small Business Saturday Shop RI returns Nov. 30

WARWICK – For the third consecutive year, Rhode Island merchants will be able to showcase their wares during Small Business Saturday Shop RI, set...

Tree Beard seeks approval to sell recreational marijuana in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD – The city’s Planning Department confirmed it has received an application from Tree Beard LLC for a host-community agreement to open a...

Commerce RI issues RFP for McCoy Stadium, Downtown Pawtucket Redevelopment Area...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. issued a request for proposals April 2 on behalf of Pawtucket, seeking a new tenant for McCoy Stadium...

R.I. HPI increases 3.8% in Feb.

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island home-price index increased by 3.8 percent year over year in February, the third-highest gain in New England, according to...

State spent $50K on private investigators to review sheriff injury claims

PROVIDENCE – More than $50,000 has been spent by the state on private investigators to review injury claims by Rhode Island sheriffs for the...

R.I. Division of Purchases rejects Eat Drink RI food hub proposal

PROVIDENCE – Eat Drink RI LLC’s proposal to convert the former Shooters nightclub at 25 India Street to a central food market made up...

Neighbors oppose Cruz proposal to convert vacant school into apartments

NEW BEDFORD – A proposal by Boston-based Cruz Management to convert the vacant school building on Phillips Avenue into apartments has been met with...

Raimondo signs legislation to allow mobile sports betting

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has signed legislation that will allow mobile sports betting through the Twin River Casino Hotel in Lincoln and...

Sobolewski to succeed Horan at National Grid Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE – Terry Sobolewski has been named the next president of National Grid Rhode Island, succeeding Timothy Horan, the company announced March 26.Sobolewski is...

R.I. personal income per capita ranks No. 17 in nation in...

PROVIDENCE – Per capita personal income in Rhode Island was $54,523 in 2018, ranking No. 17 in the nation, according to the U.S. Bureau...
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