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4 men charged with stealing $230K in multistate scheme

PROVIDENCE – Four Guatemalan nationals face federal charges in a retail theft scheme that defrauded stores in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania of...

R.I. third-best state for children’s health care, WalletHub says

PROVIDENCE – For the second straight year, Rhode Island ranks third in the U.S. for children’s health care, according to a study by WalletHub.  The...
WALKERS HEADING south on the Newport Cliff Walk are stopped at Narragansett Avenue by fencing because part of the historic walk collapsed about two years ago. Visitors are required to detour through a nearby neighborhood to reconnect with the path farther south. 
PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVID HANSEN

$16M in federal funding secured for Newport Cliff Walk repairs

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is getting more than $16 million in federal funding to repair the iconic Cliff Walk in Newport. The money for the...

WalletHub: R.I. 14th best in nation for working from home

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is the 14th-best state in the nation for working from home for the second straight year, according to a study...

WalletHub: R.I.’s tax burden 10th highest in nation

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island residents have the 10th-highest tax burden in the nation, according to WalletHub.  The personal finance website based in Washington, D.C., compared...

R.I. mortgage delinquency rate remains at 2.8% in January

PROVIDENCE – The share of mortgages in delinquency 30 days or more in Rhode Island was 2.8% in January, same as both a year...

R.I., other states tell money transfer company to cease activities

CRANSTON – State bank regulators have ordered a California-based money transfer business to stop activities in Rhode Island, citing the company's "declining financial position." Thirty-eight...

After 8 years of searching, why can’t R.I. hire a permanent...

Dr. Lance Truong fell in love with Rhode Island after the pathology program at Brown University brought him here four years ago. Back then,...

Five questions with David Waters

Community Servings, a nonprofit provider of medically-tailored meals, recently announced that it has expanded by opening a center in Mansfield, Mass. CEO David Waters...

R.I.’s 3.9% February unemployment rate second highest in New England

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island had the second-highest unemployment rate in New England in February at 3.9%, same as the national rate, according to the...
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