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Providence is one of the least safe cities for driving in the U.S., according to Allstate Corp., which released its 12th annual America’s Best Drivers report on Tuesday in time for the Independence Day weekend. more
Rhode Island added the highest percentage of new construction jobs over the past year in the nation in February at 12.2 percent, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
On Friday, nearly 200 people, including Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Rhode Island Public Transit Authority Board Chair Wayne Kezirian joined Grow Smart RI at the R.I. Convention Center for “Next Stop: Making Transit Work for RI” — a forum to discuss ways to most effectively leverage the state’s transit system to benefit more Rhode Islanders, as well as the state’s economy and environment. more
After a decade-long fundraising effort and countless volunteer hours, the U.S. Navy Seabees announced the new Museum and Memorial Park on Iafrate Way in Davisville will open to the public at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. more
Following last week’s announcement of Rhode Island’s Small Business Person of the Year, the U.S. Small Business Administration on Wednesday released the state’s other small-business award winners. more
The Rhode Island branch of the U.S. Small Business Administration held its 2017 Small Business Economic Summit Friday at Bryant University in which small business owners, led by local economic, community and government experts, gathered to discuss major issues faced by companies in the Ocean State. more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday more than $1.98 million in grants to Rhode Island Housing to renew support for the Sunrise Project and New Transitions programs, which assist low-income people living with HIV/AIDS and their families. more
Gasoline prices rose 4 cents in Rhode Island, and 2 cents in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Tuesday. more
(Updated 12:41 p.m.) Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport rose 3.1 percent in April to 317,271, the R.I. Airport Corp. said Thursday. more
The setting was Rosecliff, overlooking the ocean, and guests feasted on almond chicken, lobster salad, lobster and mushroom ravioli, assorted vegetables, clamcakes and mini stuffies, as well as vanilla ice cream topped with a chocolate chip cookie. The occasion was Providence Business News’ 30th anniversary gala event. more
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