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Tax delinquency list shows state’s biggest scofflaws

PROVIDENCE – With the General Assembly back in session and state agencies looking for approval of fiscal 2025 funding requests, every dollar counts.  According to...

Study: Inflation-adjusted R.I. visitor spending in 2022 reached 93% of pre-COVID...

PROVIDENCE – A new report by the R.I. Hospitality Association and a group of Salve Regina University undergraduates shows hospitality and tourism spending in...

Summer tourism spending in Newport, Bristol counties sets new record

NEWPORT – Increases in visitation, summer events and higher daily hotel room rates combined to give Newport a banner fiscal 2023 tourism season, according...

Fiscal 2024 revenue projections now $136M higher

Rhode Island lawmakers may have a bit more money than previously anticipated to spread around in the next state budget. New revenue estimates adopted by...
WHEN THE HARBORSIDE INN was destroyed by fire in August, it put a temporary dent in the number of visits to Block Island because it also damaged booking operations that also served other hotels and accomodations. Those operations were located at the Harborside Inn. / PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVID LEVESQUE

Bad weather, fire have chilling effect for some on Block Island

Rainy weekends, a hotel fire and stormy seas appear to have helped dampen the summer tourism season for Block Island business owners, but the...
IN PROGRESS: Melissa Quinn, managing director of the Newport Performing Arts Center, says restoration work on the decorative plaster around the proscenium arch that frames the stage behind her is still needed as part of renovating the former Opera House Theater to become the center’s new home.
PBN PHOTO/DAVID HANSEN

The next act of the Newport Opera House’s long-awaited restoration

For decades, the historic Opera House Theater has been the focus of grand visions of restoration. So far, those visions have been unrealized. The brick...

State hotel and meal tax collection suggests industry on the rebound 

PROVIDENCE – After years of middling performance compared to pre-pandemic numbers, state revenue officials on Thursday said tax collections on hospitality-related services have mostly rebounded...
NAVIGATING SHORTAGES: 
R.I. environmental police officer Jacob Malone, left, checks the size of striped bass caught by two unidentified fishermen in Narragansett Bay. The R.I. Department of Environmental Management says staff shortages have made it difficult to schedule such law enforcement ­operations. 
PBN PHOTO/
DAVID HANSEN

HELP WANTED: There are 1,700 unfilled state jobs, but has anyone...

Stacy Smith says the job for “front-line” workers at the R.I. Department of Human Services isn’t easy in normal times, but the labor market...

McKee taps former Providence police deputy to head state revenue department

PROVIDENCE- Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Thursday nominated Thomas A. Verdi, former commander and deputy chief of police for the City of Providence, to...

Should R.I. change the way it tries to collect from tax...

The amount of money owed by the state’s top income tax delinquents has grown 50% in the last five years to $65.2 million, which...
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