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GAS PRICES IN RHODE ISLAND rose 3 cents in the past week, according to AAA Northeast. Over the year, the price of self-serve, unleaded regular gasoline increased 1 cent in the Ocean State.

Gas prices start new year on an upswing, 2 cents in...

PROVIDENCE – With crude oil prices hitting their highest levels since 2013, gasoline prices began the year with a price increase, according to AAA...
RHODE ISLAND GAS PRICES declined 4 cents this week to an average of $2.52 per gallon. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/AKOS STILLER

R.I. gas prices down 4 cents this week; Mass. gas down...

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island declined 4 cents this week to $2.52 per gallon, 9 cents...
PASSENGER TRAFFIC AT T.F. GREEN Airport increased 6.25 percent year over year in September to 321,282 passengers. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORPORATION

Sept. traffic up 6% at T.F. Green

WARWICK – Passenger activity at T.F. Green Airport increased 6.25 percent year over year in September, according to the R.I. Airport Corp. In September, 321,282...
AIR CANADA is re-establishing a flight between Toronto and T.F. Green Airport starting in May 2018. / COURTESY AIR CANADA

Air Canada returning to T.F. Green with direct flight to Toronto

WARWICK – Air Canada announced Wednesday it would be establishing a daily flight between Toronto and T.F. Green Airport. The company announced several new transborder...
TEXTRON AVIATION announced the creation of the Cessna SkyCourrier 408, a twin-engine plane that will be sold in a cargo variant to FedEx Express. / COURTESY TEXTRON AVIATION

Textron announces new twin-engine plane, FedEx purchases

PROVIDENCE – Textron Aviation Inc. announced Tuesday the creation of a new twin-engine turboprop airplane called the Cessna SkyCourier 408. While the plane can be...
LONG-TERM INVESTMENT: $250 million of federal and state funds have gone into upgrading T.F. Green Airport, which extended the main runway and added other safety and environmental health improvements. The full payoff for the investment is not clear yet.  / COURTESY R.I. ­AIRPORT CORP.

Payoff starts on $250M upgrade to T.F. Green, more must come

Nearly 20 years ago, planning started for extending the runways and footprint of T.F. Green Airport. And now the project, much scaled back from...
THE FIRST STAGE OF the Newport Pell Bridge deck repair project has been completed. / COURTESY RITBA

Stage one of Newport Pell Bridge deck repair finishes ahead of...

JAMESTOWN – Stage one of the Newport Pell Bridge deck repair project finished weeks ahead of schedule, the R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority announced...
ROCKY ROADS:: Originally installed as a temporary fix 15 years ago, the braces under the connector for routes 6 and 10 in Providence have deteriorated to the point where they need to be replaced. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Is the state doing enough to combat its growing inventory of...

While the Ocean State continues to rank highly in the nation for year-over-year growth in construction industry employment, it is still far behind its...
T.F. Green Airport has started using the recently completed 5-23 runway extension./R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

Norwegian Airlines expands service to Guadeloupe, Martinique from T.F. Green

WARWICK - Norwegian Airlines will expand its service from T.F. Green Airport with non-stop flights to Guadeloupe and Martinique, the R.I. Airport Corp. announced...
The Pell Bridge will undergo rehabilitation beginning next week and extending for 6-8 years. PBN PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

Newport Pell Bridge to be rehabilitated

JAMESTOWN – The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority announced Monday its plans to launch a significant structural rehabilitation project on Newport’s Claiborne Pell...

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