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Mercer, the world’s largest human resources consulting firm, will make, for the first time in Providence, a presentation on its Annual National Healthcare Survey of Employer Sponsored Health Plans. more
The second annual Brain Week Rhode Island, a celebration of brain health and brain science, will be held from March 11-19, with free events in and around Providence and the University of Rhode Island, in South Kingstown. more
Three people with paralysis used the BrainGate brain-computer interface to type on a screen with unprecedented speed and accuracy, Brown University reported. more
Providence Business News editorial and advertising work received three first-place awards in the annual New England Newspaper and Press Association’s 2017 Better Newspaper Competition. more
House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello took to Twitter on Friday to publicly chastise Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, an unusual step for a politician who rarely tweets. more
The passenger count at T.F. Green Airport declined slightly in January compared with a year earlier, the R.I. Airport Corp. said Friday. more
J.C. Penney Co. plans to shutter as many as 140 stores and trim thousands of jobs, becoming the latest department-store chain to make big moves in a world of lower mall traffic and fierce online competition. more
Offshore wind companies have spent years struggling to convince skeptics that the future of U.S. energy should include giant windmills at sea. more
The Champlin Foundations awarded a $100,000 grant to The Steel Yard last year to help cover the cost of the organization’s window restoration in its historic studio, the site of the former Providence Steel and Iron Co. more
A $10,000 award was given by Bristol County Savings Bank in support of Saint Vincent’s Home’s life-skills program, which serves young adults aged 14-21 living in southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the islands. more
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