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RHODE ISLAND'S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE in December was 4.8%, down from 5.1% in November, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. / AP FILE PHOTO/LYNNE SLADKY

R.I.’s December jobs report indicates improvement; unemployment at 4.8%

CRANSTON – Rhode Island’s economic recovery is improving slightly from month to month, but is still lagging behind the U.S. According to the R.I. Department...
GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE during his State of the State address Tuesday proposed creating a Rhode Island Higher Ed Academy to help Rhode Islanders pursue higher education and training that may not only increase the state’s overall workforce but also put the Ocean State on a path toward long-term economic recovery. AP FILE PHOTO/STEVEN SENNE

Gov. McKee proposes state higher-ed academy to help build R.I.’s workforce

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee unveiled plans Tuesday for a "higher ed academy" that would enroll more than 1,000 Rhode Islanders during a...
NEWPORT WILL HOST the North American stopover for the 14th Ocean Race from May 10, 2023, through May 23, 2023. / COURTESY AINHOA SANCHEZ/VOLVO AB

Newport’s Ocean Race stopover scheduled for May 2023

NEWPORT – The City by the Sea will welcome the world’s top sailing racing teams in May 2023 as a stopover for the 14th...
THE R.I. AIRPORT Corp. announced Wednesday that T.F. Green Airport has been officially renamed as Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

It’s official: Welcome to R.I. T.F. Green International Airport

WARWICK – The long-awaited name change for Rhode Island’s largest airport is now official. The R.I. Airport Corp. announced Wednesday that T.F. Green Airport has...
ALL-IN: Christine Soave Crum, left, owner of Gentry Moving and Storage in Cranston, accepts a delivery of office furniture from Don Erickson of Aspen Transport Service. Crum worked full time as a teacher when she founded the moving company with a partner in 2005 but now focuses all of her attention on Gentry.  / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Gentry Moving’s Crum’s energy, adaptability are packed, ready to go

PBN Business 2021 Women Awards Achievement Honoree: Christine Soave Crum, Gentry Inc. CONSIDERING CHRISTINE SOAVE CRUM’S high-energy approach to work and life, it’s fitting that...
STAYING SHARP: Lori Duquette, owner of Duquette Family Eye Care Inc., says her upbringing in a large family taught her skills that have helped her run her own ­business. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Her focus on eye care was helped by upbringing

PBN Business Women Awards Achievement Honoree: Lori Duquette, Duquette Family Eye Care Inc. THE WORD “FAMILY” in Duquette Family Eye Care Inc. of North Smithfield means...
THE PROVIDENCE BRUINS announced Thursday that the team will return to Rhode Island in October for the 2021-22 season.

Providence Bruins announce October return to R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Professional hockey will return to Rhode Island in October. The Providence Bruins announced late Thursday the first six home dates at the Dunkin’...
R.I. STATE OFFICIALS announced Thursday that proposed legislation regarding unemployment insurance is in the works to help people get back to work in the Ocean State. The state also announced that a new website, BackToWorkRI.com, is live to help job seekers gain employment. / AP FILE PHOTO/ NAM Y. HUH

McKee backs bill allowing UI recipients to earn more

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Thursday trumpeted new legislation he hopes will bring people who have been unemployed for an extended period...
JOHN H. CHAFEE Center for International Business Director Mark S. Murphy will oversee the 2021 Virtual World Trade Day, themed 'The Future of Global Trade: Changes, Challenges and Opportunities', on May 26. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Virtual World Trade Day to discuss future, challenges, opportunities of global...

SMITHFIELD – Trade relationships between the United States and China and how they will operate under the Biden administration, resetting trade relations between the U.S....
LARGE-SCALE EVENTS, such as the Newport Folk Festival, pictured, could help the city of Newport have a brighter summer after the COVID-19 pandemic significantly hampered the city's economy last year. / COURTESY DOUG MASON

Newport sees brighter summer with large-scale events returning

NEWPORT – During the state’s March 18 COVID-19 press conference, R.I. Commerce Corp. Secretary Stefan Pryor opened the door for large-scale events to occur this...

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