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City of Newport | Applications now open for Take It Outside Grant Program

Newport businesses interested in applying for the City’s Take It Outside grant program are being encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible in order to secure reimbursement for the procurement...
Portsmouth

WPRI | New spin studio in Portsmouth designed with social distancing in mind

Two Tiverton women have made the best out of a bad situation by opening their own spin studio. WPRI has the story here - New spin studio in Portsmouth...

Jamestown Fish will be sold by receiver on October 19

Jamestown Fish will be sold by the receiver on Monday, October 19 at 11 am at the Kent County Superior Court, according to Kirby Properties. The award-winning restaurant permanently...

Local high school student entrepreneur launches pop-up shop with own funding

By Nicole Nicoletta Jee Holden (17) of Middletown is a prime example of how hard work, passion, and dedication can accomplish great things. With the help of Adam Powers...

Now Hiring: 80+ job opportunities available in and around Newport right now

If you’re looking for a job in or around Newport, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a look at who’s hiring right now. All jobs posted are within five miles...

Plant City looking to open location in Middletown

The owner of Plant City, the popular vegan food hall in Providence, is looking to open a scaled-down version at 619 West Main Road in Middletown (formerly Papa Gino's).

Rite-Solutions appoints Portsmouth resident to VP of Human Resources, Tiverton resident to VP of...

After years of sustained growth, including six contract awards with the potential of hundreds of millions of dollars in new business, Rite-Solutions has appointed two new Vice Presidents.  Susan...

Historic Martha’s Vineyard hotel, The Kelly House, acquired by a Boston-based real estate private...

Martha's Vineyard, MA - One of the 5 oldest hotels in the United States has a new owner and operator. Boston-based real estate private equity firm Blue Flag Capital,...

City of Newport, Town of Middletown each receive $75,000 grant to help businesses ‘take...

The City of Newport and the Town of Middletown have each been awarded $75,000 from the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation to help local restaurants “Take it Outside” this fall.

$3 million awarded to municipalities, chambers of commerce, intermediary organizations to help businesses ‘Take...

Governor Raimondo and Rhode Island Commerce today announced recipients of awards totaling more than $3 million to help businesses Take It Outside. The awardees, which include municipalities, Chambers of Commerce, and other...

Neon Marketplace opens second store location on Aquidneck Island

Neon Marketplace announced today the opening of its second store location at 3302 East Main Road in Portsmouth. Neon Marketplace, a proprietary brand of Procaccianti Companies, opened its first...

Former Cluny School sells for $1.6 million

The former Cluny School and its surrounding property, located at 75 Brenton Road were sold on September 25, 2020, for $1,600,000, according to records available through Rhode Island's statewide MLS database.

BankNewport names Newport resident Kate Sanderson-Upham Vice President, Branch Sales Manager at EG Location

BankNewport today announced that Kate Sanderson- Upham has been promoted to Vice President, Branch Sales Manager for the East Greenwich branch located at 1000 Division Street. In her position, Kate is responsible...

Over 1,000 small businesses receive Restore Rhode Island Grants, funds still available

Rhode Island Commerce today announced that over 1,000 Rhode Island small businesses have already received Restore Rhode Island grants totaling nearly $9M. Over $1.5M of the money already dispersed has gone directly...

‘Tech Boosts’ program from Cox Communications seeks nominations for $30K in grants to local...

Despite the important work nonprofits and community organizations do in the communities they serve, many are lacking the modern technology tools needed to perform their missions to the fullest. To bridge this...

With only weeks to go until Election Day, Yacht Club “Soda Pop Poll” delivers...

By David Dadekian, Eat Drink RI Yacht Club Bottling Works, The Official Soda and Water Company of Rhode Island, is releasing some preliminary results from this year’s Soda Pop Poll,...

Restore Rhode Island Grant Program to expand on September 22

Rhode Island Commerce today announced that the Restore Rhode Island grant program expansion will launch tomorrow, Tuesday, September 22. This new round will feature expanded program eligibility, an updated application process with reduced documentation...

CCRI awarded $4.6 million in federal TRIO Student Support Services grants

The Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) today announced that it has been awarded three, five-year, federal TRIO Student Support Services grants from the U.S. Department of Education totaling $4.6 million.

Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce partners with CCRI Division of Workforce Partnerships to provide...

The Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce today announced that they and the Community College RI Divisions of Workforce Partnerships (CCRI) have formalized a partnership that will bring valuable programming to the businesses...

Governor Raimondo announces that $1 million is available in grants to help businesses continue...

Governor Raimondo today announced during her weekly press briefing that her administration has made $1 million in available funding to assist businesses and organizations interested in participating in the state’s Take It...

EMMA Acres named Rhode Island’s 2020 ‘Outstanding Dairy Farm Of The Year’

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced EMMA Acres in Exeter has been named Rhode Island’s 2020 Outstanding Dairy Farm Of The Year by the Rhode Island Green Pastures...

Business owners encouraged to apply now for grants through Restore RI Grant Program

This story was sponsored by the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce. The Restore RI Grant Program is still open for applications, meaning funds are still available for business owners....

BankNewport’s Wendy Kagan, a Newport resident, honored as one of Banking New England’s 2020...

BankNewport announced today that Wendy Kagan, Executive Vice President and Director of Employee and Community Engagement, has been recognized by Banking New England as one of the “Leading Women in Banking” in 2020.

Hotel Viking reopens Spa Fjör, fitness center, and pool facilities after extensive renovations

Today, Hotel Viking unveiled their extensive renovations to Spa Fjör, its 1,100-square foot fitness center and the 720 - square foot pool. Hotel Viking says in a press release that...

CCRI offering free Dental Assistant and Patient Support Specialist training programs

The Community College of Rhode Island, in collaboration with R.I. Department of Labor and Training, today announced that it is accepting applications for its new Workforce Dental Assistant and Patient Support Specialist...