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THURSDAY, at the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and other business community leaders announced WindWinRI. A $100,000 Real Jobs Rhode Island grant, the program is designed to build a workforce pipeline for the wind energy industry among today's high schoolers. BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ERIC THAYER

Governor, Real Jobs RI promote R.I. as home to next-gen wind...

NORTH KINGSTOWN – As offshore wind farms begin to pop up along the Eastern Seaboard, Rhode Island – home to the first such alternative...

Block Island multifamily sells for $1.02M

NEW SHOREHAM – A multifamily investment property on Block Island sold recently for $1,020,000, according to Lila Delman Real Estate International. The property at 217...
BLOCK ISLAND ranked No. 3 on TripAdvisor's Hottest U.S. Destinations For Summer 2018. / PBN FILE PHOTO/K. CURTIS

TripAdvisor: Block Island ranks No. 3 for hottest summer destinations

NEW SHOREHAM – Block Island was named No. 3 on TripAdvisor Inc.’s Hottest U.S. Destinations For Summer 2018, the travel planning and booking site...
A BEAUTIFUL SIGHT? The proposal by the U.S. Department of the Interior to allow oil and gas drilling on all of the United States’ continental shelf – such as this rig off the coast of Long Beach, Calif. – has brought swift negative reactions, including from Rhode Island officials. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TIM RUE

Drilling off the coast is not 
a good idea for R.I....

When the Trump administration released plans to allow offshore drilling for oil and gas on 90 percent of the United States’ continental shelf, including...
COLLECTIONS OF THE 5 PERCENT Hotel Tax in Rhode Island increased $140,618 year over year to $2.1 million in June. Above, the Omni Providence Hotel, which generated collection of $124,605 in 5 percent hotel tax in June. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE EWENS

State collected $19.6M in 5% hotel tax in fiscal 2017, a...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island collected $19.6 million in 5 percent hotel taxes in fiscal 2017, a year-over-year increase of 1.2 percent, according to data...
USA Today is asking the public to vote for the top 10 attractions in Rhode Island./ COURTESY USA TODAY

Vote for “Best Rhode Island Attraction”

BRISTOL - Want to know where to stop on your next #ChooseRI day trip? USA Today can help. The national media outlet on Friday launched...
BEACH TIME! Summer and Rhode Islanders head to the beach. In this case, it's Block Island, but there are many opportunities to take in sun and surf in the Ocean State. / PBN PHOTO/K. CURTIS

Where have you been to the beach this summer?

As summer winds down and productivity at Rhode Island businesses drops, we know where you all are – at the beach. The only question...

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