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THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION was awarded an $81 million federal grant to improve the connections between Interstate 95 and Quonset Business Park, including completing the ramps between Interstate 95 and Route 4. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

RIDOT awarded $81M federal grant for freeway connection to Quonset Business...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation will receive $81 million in federal funding to build highway ramps that will allow for a smoother...

State nets $750K federal grant to preserve Old State House

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will receive $750,000 to preserve the Old State House building on Benefit Street, the current home of the R.I. Historical...

Block Island Airport lands $2.6M to shore up infrastructure

NEW SHOREHAM - On the heels of $9 million secured for Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport in May, Rhode Island’s congressional delegation on...

McKee issues disaster declaration for Newport’s Cliff Walk

NEWPORT – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Tuesday issued a Declaration of Disaster Emergency to address last year's damage to the Cliff Walk, opening...
RHODE ISLAND T.F. GREEN International Airport at sunrise

T.F. Green gets $9M in federal grants for airport improvements

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Airport Corp. on Wednesday was awarded more than $9 million in federal grants for operational upgrades and planning at Rhode...

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to spend $1M to study Fox...

PROVIDENCE – Efforts to keep Providence’s iconic flood barrier on top of rising waters will get a $1 million boost from the U.S. Army...
MAYOR JORGE O. Elorza has announced plans to demolish the former Urban League of Rhode Island building on Prairie Avenue and redevelop the land for a community hub. /PBN FILE PHOTO / STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Providence to demolish former Urban League building, redevelop property as ‘community...

PROVIDENCE – An Upper South Providence building that city preservationists had identified as culturally significant but "endangered" will be knocked down to make way...

E.P. reaches affordable housing goal with opening of rehabilitated Sutton Place

EAST PROVIDENCE – The city became the seventh municipality in Rhode Island to reach the state's 10% community goal for affordable housing with the...

N.K. Chamber gets $375K for new high school offshore wind certification...

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Rhode Island high school students will soon be able to earn a certificate proving their ability to work in the offshore...

Sen. Whitehouse tests positive for COVID-19

PROVIDENCE – U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse tweeted Thursday morning that he has tested positive for COVID-19 after experiencing “mild symptoms.” The Rhode Island Democrat, who...
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