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Last week the Raimondo administration granted Greystone of Lincoln Inc. a 10-year, $460,000 tax credit for expanding its workforce by about 10 percent. The grant is the first one under the Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credit program, which … more
Two stories in this week's Telecommunications Focus section illustrate the challenges and opportunities that our increasingly connected world offer. Companies that supply communications services have seen the technology change so rapidly in … more
In supporting the creation of the College & University Research Collaborative, the Rhode Island Foundation hoped to give state leaders impartial and focused data to inform policy debates. The tool would be a series of research projects on … more
File it under the too bizarre not to be true heading. Last week The Westerly Sun reported on the Watch Hill Fire District filing an appeal with the town's Zoning Board of Review to get the owner of St. Clair Annex to remove the newly … more
The holidays can be defined as a time that celebrates generosity of spirit. With that in mind, this week's cover story tells the tales of seven "secret Santas," people who have taken it upon themselves to help bring a little joy into the lives of … more
In the last year PBN staffers have written more than once a week about the nearly 40 acres left behind when Interstate 195's course through downtown Providence was moved. Significant stories demand significant coverage, and the opportunity … more
News that Betaspring and Founders League will relocate to a newly renovated downtown Providence building offers a glimpse of the promise of Cornish Associates' ambitious plans to redevelop a block in the capital city. Betaspring, a startup … more
So just how charitable are Rhode Islanders? If you believe WalletHub, we're a bunch of Grinches. A recent report by the financial information data cruncher labeled Rhode Island the least charitable state in the nation. Rhode Islanders … more
Disruption is a buzzword in current academic research, but it can have real-life implications that often are quite powerful. Uber, the Web-based ride-sharing service, complements and supplants licensed taxi service and undercuts the … more
The state's uninsured rate has been cut in half, to 5 percent, since 2012, thanks in part to the state-run health-benefits exchange. But health care costs continue to rise beyond what many workers and businesses can afford. Rhode Island is … more
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