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NORWEGIAN AIR announced adjustments to its flights from T.F. Green, including discontinuing its flights to Bergen, Norway. / COURTESY NORWEGIAN AIR

Norwegian Air to discontinue flights from T.F. Green to Bergen, Norway

PROVIDENCE - Norwegian Air announced it would discontinue its flights to Bergen, Norway, the R.I. Airport Corp. announced Monday.Norwegian also announced it is adding...
CVS HAS PROMISED that increased transparency will be required by 2020 for beauty imagery that has been altered for its CVS Pharmacy division. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPER LEE

CVS promises transparency for its beauty imagery alterations

WOONSOCKET – CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health Corp., announced Monday it has committed to create new standards for postproduction alterations of...
WARM WELCOME: At Brickway on Wickenden Street, just three tables were seated at 9:30 a.m. on the day of the bomb cyclone, Jan. 4. Small business owner Om Devkota says that he often stays open even with blizzard weather rather than lose a day of sales. /PBN FILE PHOTO/ KATE TALERICO

Recent cold snap slowed many R.I. businesses, boosted others

PROVIDENCE - On Jan. 4, as a “bomb cyclone” swept across the East Coast and kept many at home under their blankets, Om Devkota...
REGULAR GASOLINE AVERAGED $2.51 per gallon in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts this week, with prices declining in Rhode Island and rising in the Bay State. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/AKOS STILLER

R.I. gas prices down, while prices rise in Mass.

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island declined 2 cents this week to average $2.51 per gallon, 2...
RHODE ISLAND'S Current Conditions Index was 83 in November, the eighth time the state received such a rating in 2017. A CCI score over 50 reflects an expanding economy. / COURTESY LEONARD LARDARO

Nov. CCI holds at 83

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Rhode Island has moved “well beyond” the “soft patch” of 2016, said University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro in his...
HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER K. Joseph Shekarchi has introduced a bill to ensure mastectomy patients have insurance coverage for all costs related to their surgery. / COURTESY R.I. GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Shekarchi bill would ensure mastectomy patients have insurance coverage for all...

PROVIDENCE – House Majority Leader K. Joseph Shekarchi’s first order of business for the new legislative session is a bill he introduced at the...
ROBERT DULSKI is the government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in Rhode Island. / COURTESY AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

Five Questions With: Robert Dulski

Robert Dulski is the government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in Rhode Island. ACS CAN is the nonprofit, nonpartisan...
DR. ERICA HARDY has been named director of the Women’s Infectious Disease Consult Service at Women & Infants Hospital in Providence. / COURTESY WOMEN & INFANTS HOSPITAL

Hardy named director of Women’s Infectious Disease Consult Service at Women...

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Erica Hardy of Pawtucket has been named director of the Women’s Infectious Disease Consult Service at Women & Infants Hospital of...
PICTURED FROM LEFT: John Holiver, CEO, CharterCARE Health Partners; Dr. Ira Singer; Dr. Andrea Doyle, Roger Williams Medical Center medical staff president; Dr. Joseph Meharg; and Demetra Ouellette, RWMC president, at the annual CharterCARE Health Partners’ Medical Staff physician reception. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS MEDICAL CENTER

Singer and Meharg presented with 2017 distinguished service award

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Ira Singer and Dr. Joseph “Jody” Meharg were each presented with the 2017 Distinguished Service Award for their many contributions at...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH and the organization Creating Outreach About Addiction Support Together will host a free speaker seminar on the opioid epidemic Jan. 15 at 6 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Providence. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

R.I. Department of Health to host free opioid-addiction speaker seminar

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health and the organization Creating Outreach About Addiction Support Together will host a free speaker seminar on the...
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