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FOOD & DINING NEWSLETTER

Like Italian wine? 🍷 Start thinking about Croatian grapes.

Narona Wine Merchants is a new distributor looking to bring Croatian blends to local wine shops in Rhode Island.

INNOVATORS Q&A

Using AI software to treat a common heart rhythm disorder

A Providence doctor is using Volta Medical’s VX1 AI software to help patients whose A-fib has become persistent.

RI NEWS

Elon Musk’s ex-girlfriend brings in $165k from auction of their old stuff

People paid thousands for memorabilia and photos of the North Providence woman and the world’s richest man — the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX — who dated when they were students at the University of Pennsylvania.

RI BUSINESS

R.I. electrical rate increases ‘will cause an increase in homelessness,’ residents say

Electric bills in Rhode Island are expected to increase by 50 percent come Oct. 1, which residents say could cause a spike in utility shut offs this winter

RI BUSINESS

Lifespan, R.I.’s largest hospital system, posts $49m third-quarter loss: ‘The health care system in Rhode Island is in crisis’

Over a nine-month period ending June 30, 2022, Lifespan Corp.’s operating loss and net losses mounted to $69.5 million and $142 million, respectively.

RI TRANSPORTATION

Pell Bridge gets $82.5m in federal infrastructure funding

The grant will be used for reconstruction of portions of the bridge deck, installation of a dehumidification system for the main cables and anchorages, and for tower elevator repairs.

RI BUSINESS

Rhode Island business news: September 2022

Regular updates from Rhode Island business leaders and industry experts.

RI BUSINESS

R.I. oyster-growing industry sees strong recovery in 2021 after COVID shutdown dip

The top aquaculture product was, yet again, the venerable oyster: 10.2 million were sold for consumption in 2021.