68.8 F
Providence
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

News Briefs

American Trucking Assoc. sues RIDOT over truck tolls

PROVIDENCE – The American Trucking Association has filed a lawsuit against Peter Alviti Jr. and the R.I. Department of Transportation, alleging that a new...

Nutel, 4 individuals indicted on illegal gambling, money laundering charges

FALL RIVER – Gambling-machine company Nutel Communications Inc. and four associated individuals have been indicted in connection with an investigation into a multimillion-dollar illegal...

City sues opioid manufacturers, distributors over deceptive marketing

PROVIDENCE – The city has filed a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors, asserting the deceptive marketing, prescribing, overdistribution and sale of opioids have...

Fall River police get 2% raise in FY19 contract

FALL RIVER – The Fall River Police Association Local 1854 has settled a one-year contract for fiscal 2019 that includes a 2 percent increase,...

PowerDocks wins innovation award

NEWPORT – PowerDocks LLC has won the 2018 Electric & Hybrid Marine Industry Innovation of the Year Award for its BlueIsles Solar Microgrid Dock,...

CoreLogic: Providence metro HPI up 7.5% in May

PROVIDENCE – The single-family home price index for the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area increased 7.5 percent year over year in May, according to a July...

Meatworks facility to provide nearby slaughterhouse for local farmers

WESTPORT – Ever since a slaughterhouse in Dartmouth closed in 2007, local farmers have had to ship livestock to New York, New Hampshire and...

Providence Public Library receives $7K grant from Wells Fargo

PROVIDENCE – Providence Public Library was awarded a $7,500 grant from Wells Fargo to help support the library’s Passport to Summer Learning program, PPL...

May construction employment up 500 workers in both Providence, New Bedford...

PROVIDENCE – Construction employment in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area increased 500 workers year over year in May, a 2 percent increase, to 24,100...

T.F. Green Airport name will stay the same, for now

WARWICK – Despite passage of bills by the House and Senate to change the name of T.F. Green Airport to include “Rhode Island,” the...
- Featured Event -

Latest News

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS has named 52 honorees in its 2018 Best Places To Work competition.

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS:

52 OF THE BEST PLACES TO WORK IN RHODE ISLAND!

Sign up for any of our free daily, weekly or industry specific

e-newsletters and get the FREE download...