More than 16,000 pounds of trash and 157,000 items – including 41,803 cigarette butts – were collected from Rhode Island’s shorelines during a coastal cleanup in September, according to Save The Bay.
NEW YORK - The holiday shopping season in the U.S. is in full swing after most retailers flung open their doors yesterday, offering bargains on everything from televisions to coffee brewers. Here’s …
By Lauren Coleman-Lochner and Lindsey Rupp Bloomberg News
The state’s 5 percent hotel tax collections increased year over year for August, but is rising at a slower rate than it did a year ago, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue’s latest report.