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RIPTA (AKA The RIPTER) to Run Sunday/Holiday Service Schedule on Sunday, December 25, 2022 and Sunday, January 1, 2023

  All RIPTA Offices Will be Closed on Monday, December 26, 2022, & Monday, January 2, 2023 The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will operate all fixed-route bus service on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Sunday, December 25, 2022, in observance of Christmas Day, and Sunday, January 1, 2023, in[Read More…]

by December 20, 2022

Rhode Island Department of Labor & Training Announces 2023 Unemployment Insurance & Temporary Disability Insurance Tax Rates

Department of Labor and Training Announces 2023 Tax Rates For Unemployment Insurance & Temporary Disability Insurance The Department of Labor and Training (DLT) today announced the 2023 tax rates for the unemployment insurance (UI) and temporary disability insurance (TDI) programs. Effective January 1, 2023, unemployment insurance tax rates will move[Read More…]

by December 14, 2022

The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council: “Municipal Services in Rhode Island: How Cities and Towns Spend Their Money”

From The Rhode Island Public Expenditures Council: The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC) released their report “Municipal Services in Rhode Island: How Cities and Towns Spend Their Money” today. The fourth in a series on municipal finance, the report analyzes how municipalities allocate resources across non-education services, such as[Read More…]

by December 13, 2022

RIPTA To Hold Public Hearings on Proposed Service Change to Route 10x

  Hearing Scheduled for December 20, 2022 in Foster The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will hold a public hearing on a proposed service change to Route 10x (North Scituate Park-n-Ride) on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 in Foster.  RIPTA is proposing to extend­ the route to serve a new[Read More…]

by December 13, 2022

Regent Craft: Welcome To Quonset Point! Electric Passenger Wing-In-Ground-Effect Vehicles. The Seaplane Reimagined!

  Regent Craft, in conjunction with the Quonset Development Management Team held a joint celebration on Monday, December 5: Recognizing the 13,000th Quonset Hire, & the arrival of Regent Craft, a developer & manufacturer of electric seagliders. Governor McKee was joined by Senators Reed & Whitehouse, as well as a[Read More…]

by December 6, 2022

Mayor Elorza Relaunches #ThinkPVD Campaign! Waterfire! Free Parking! Support Small Bidness!

  Annual #ThinkPVD campaign encourages residents and visitors to support Providence’s small business community and creative economy this holiday season   Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced the launch of the City’s eighth annual #ThinkPVD campaign. Ahead of Small Business Saturday on November 26, the #ThinkPVD campaign will be encouraging holiday[Read More…]

by November 23, 2022

Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos Launches 2022 Rhode Island Entrepreneurship Challenge

Pitch Challenge For High School Students Continues Partnership With Credit Unions Of Rhode Island & MillennialRI Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos today kicked off Rhode Island’s fourth Lieutenant Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge, a business pitch competition aimed at high school students across the state. In addition to helping students learn about the process of[Read More…]

by November 20, 2022

Women In The Trades! Accomplished Tradeswomen Visit Pawtucket High Schools To Provide Mentorship & Career Guidance

  There was a real feeling of Sisterhood at Pawtucket City High Schools this week … Successful tradeswomen from across a variety of industries connected with High Schoolers from the 3 Pawtucket High Schools. What started as Career Advice quickly morphed into young women receiving life tips & mentoring from[Read More…]

by November 19, 2022

A Rhode Island Christmas Carol: Rhode Island Foundation Offers Matching Grant To Assist Rhode Island Community Food Bank & Trinity Rep Address Pandemic Recovery, Rising Hunger

  As inflation drives increase in hunger, funding will replace donations to the Food Bank that Trinity Rep traditionally has collected from audiences during live performances of “A Christmas Carol”   From The Rhode Island Foundation: The Rhode Island Foundation announced today that it will match every donation the public makes to[Read More…]

by November 16, 2022

RIPTA to Detour Twenty-One Routes in Providence To Accommodate The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk On Sunday, October 16, 2022

    The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour twenty-one bus routes in the downtown Providence area on Sunday, October 16, 2022, in order to accommodate the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. Routes 1, 3, 4, 17, 19, 21, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 50, 55, 78, and[Read More…]

by October 12, 2022