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Raimondo, DEM announce $210K in grants to local farmers, community groups

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo joined the R.I. Department of Environmental Management and partners May 30 at the Statehouse to announce more than...

Bill would expand EFSB, make power-plant approvals tougher

PROVIDENCE – The House on May 16 passed a bill that would make it more difficult for future power plants to get approved by...

Senate passes ‘red flag’ bill, bump stock ban

PROVIDENCE – The Senate approved two bills May 24 aimed at preventing gun violence and mass shootings.The “red flag” law sponsored by Sen. Maryellen...

T.F. Green traffic increases 12.3% in March

WARWICK – March passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport increased 12.3 percent year over year to 347,598 passengers, an upswing of 38,113 fliers, according...

Feb. 1% meal and beverage tax collection totals $2.1M

PROVIDENCE – Collection of the 1 percent meal and beverage tax in Rhode Island reached $2.1 million in February, a 38.8 percent increase from...

Plus Relocation recognizes Arpin International Group with Plus Values Award

WEST WARWICK – Arpin International Group is an inaugural recipient of a Plus Values Award, as part of a collaborative effort between Arpin and...

Fall River laments water sale to proposed Clear River Energy Center

FALL RIVER – The City Council passed a resolution voicing opposition to the renewal of a controversial water contract it made in October that...

R.I. wins SLICE Award for Block Island Offshore Wind Farm

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island received a 2018 State Leadership in Clean Energy Award for the successful installation of the Block Island Offshore Wind Farm,...

Report: Providence metro ranks No. 5 for most cyber-insecure metro in...

PROVIDENCE – The Providence-New Bedford metropolitan area was named in the top five of America’s most cyber-insecure metros list, according to a report issued...

Sensata agrees to sell valves business for $173M

ATTLEBORO – Sensata Technologies Inc. will sell its valves business to Pacific Industrial Co. for $173 million, the companies announced May 22.The business being...
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