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R.I.’s 3.6% unemployment rate second highest in New England

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island had the second-highest unemployment rate in New England in January at 3.6%, which is below the national rate of 3.7%,...

CVS, Walgreens plan to start dispensing abortion pill mifepristone soon 

The drugstore chains CVS Health Corp. and Walgreens plan to start dispensing an abortion pill in a few states within weeks.  CVS Health will start...

Lobster catch dips to lowest level since 2009 as fishers grapple...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – America's lobster fishing business dipped in catch while grappling with challenges, including a changing ocean environment and new rules designed...

RIPEC: Legislative proposals could significantly worsen R.I.’s business tax climate

PROVIDENCE – While Rhode Island has marginally improved its national standing on the Tax Foundation’s Business Tax Climate, bills before the General Assembly could...

Deadline approaching to apply for federal storm assistance

PROVIDENCE – Time is running out for those in Providence County affected by the approach of Hurricane Lee that brought heavy rains, wind, flooding...

Man faces deportation after scamming Home Depot for $300K in store...

PROVIDENCE – A Brazilian national faces deportation for his role in a fraudulent Home Depot credit scheme, U.S. Attorney for the District of Rhode...
EVERSOURCE ENERGY LLC says it has executed a definitive agreement to sell its 50% ownership share in South Fork Wind off Long Island and Revolution Wind to Global Infrastructure Partners. / COURTESY ORSTED U.S. OFFSHORE WIND

Investment fund buying Eversource’s share in Revolution Wind, South Fork Wind

PROVIDENCE – Eversource Energy LLC has found a buyer for its stake in two offshore wind projects off the coast of Rhode Island.  The company...

More Rhode Islanders are earning 4-year college degrees 

You might call it a bachelor party: Rhode Island saw an almost 4% increase in bachelor’s degrees in 2022, according to new national data from a...
A PEDESTRIAN carries an umbrella while walking through the snow Tuesday in Providence. A winter storm warning remains in effect until Tuesday evening, with 8 inches of snow expected to fall over most of Rhode Island by 6 p.m. Northern parts of the state could see 6 inches of snow due to the storm’s southward shift. / AP PHOTO/DAVID GOLDMAN

Winter storm hits state with heavy snow, strong winds

PROVIDENCE – A powerful nor’easter moved through Rhode Island Tuesday, bringing heavy snow and strong wind gusts that affected travel and caused isolated power...

R.I. third-best state for health care, Forbes Advisor finds

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is the third-best state in the nation for health care, according to a study by Forbes Advisor. The inaugural report compared...
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