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With CEO set to leave, Care New England at crossroads

While the CEO and president of Care New England Health System is planning an exit in the wake of a failed merger, Dr. James...

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R.I. approves $600K for 16 site-readiness projects

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Commerce Corp. has awarded 16 site-readiness awards across 11 communities totaling up to $600,000, Gov. Daniel J. McKee said Thursday. The program,...

Census miscount likely allowed R.I. to keep second congressional seat

PROVIDENCE – A miscount in the 2020 U.S. Census Bureau report seemingly allowed Rhode Island to keep its second congressional seat, corrected data from...

Electric Boat awarded $313.9M modification for submarine contract

GROTON, Conn. – General Dynamics Electric Boat was awarded a $313.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for its ongoing Columbia-class nuclear submarine...

R.I. COVID-19 cases increase by 665, with no deaths

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 665, with no new deaths, the R.I. Department of Health said Thursday. Hospitalizations of COVID-19 patients...
HASBRO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL announced on Thursday, May 19, 2022, that its emergency department was experiencing problems with wait times due to high case volume and a lack of staff. / COURTESY HASBRO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

Hasbro Children’s Hospital reports long waits in overtaxed emergency room

PROVIDENCE – The emergency department at Hasbro Children's Hospital in Providence is currently seeing long wait times, attributing the problem to an influx of...

Michael Solomon drops out of Providence mayoral race

PROVIDENCE – The Providence mayoral race has already lost one Democratic hopeful ahead of the June filing deadline. Michael Solomon, the former City Council president,...
LIFESPAN CORP. announced Arthur J. Sampson has been named interim president and CEO of Lifespan, effective June 1, 2022. This follows the resignation of Dr. Timothy J. Babineau announced in mid-April. / COURTESY LIFESPAN CORP.

Sampson named interim CEO of Lifespan Corp.

PROVIDENCE – Lifespan Corp., Rhode Island's largest hospital system, announced on Thursday that Arthur J. Sampson has been named interim CEO and president of...

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SHADES OF GREEN: Can Providence’s working waterfront be both livable and...

Owning a home near the water isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. At least not for Linda Perri, who lives a mile west of the Providence River. She’s not close enough to see the river from her windows. Even if she were, all she’d see are the mountains of scrap metal and tarp-covered salt piles lining Allens Avenue on...

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Are Tax Savings Waiting on Your Doorstep?

Many restaurant and hotel property owners are often unaware of the opportunities for significant tax savings, and how to take advantage of them via...

Making Sustainability Work: The Road to Net Zero

Sustainability is often defined as conducting business in an ethical manner that yields long-term, sustainable benefits, meeting the needs of the present without compromising...

Johnson & Wales University and Delaware North’s Boston Bruins/TD Garden Partnership Scores Big for Workforce Development

“Teaming up with the Boston Bruins and TD Garden has further powered Johnson & Wales University’s connection to industry,” said JWU Chancellor Mim L....

Ortho Rhode Island Welcomes Dr. Donald R. Murphy as...

Donald R. Murphy, DC, FRCC has joined the Spine Team at Ortho Rhode Island, which offers a patient-centered, holistic approach to spine care. Dr....

Ortho RI Welcomes Dr. Christopher Chihlas Back to RI...

Christopher N. Chihlas, MD has joined the Orthopedics team at Ortho Rhode Island. A board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Chihlas specializes in sports medicine of...

Adler Pollock & Sheehan Welcomes Christopher J. Yagoobian

Chris has joined the firm’s litigation group where his practice will focus on assisting clients in a wide range of civil matters. Chris has extensive...

The Angell Pension Group, Inc. Director of Actuarial Services

Jeff Liter, PhD, EA, MAAA Director of Actuarial Services Jeff Liter has been promoted to Director of Actuarial Services. His responsibilities include the Firm’s establishment of...

City Personnel is Celebrating Their 16th Year in Business

City Personnel is hosting a Sweet Sixteen event at their new office in celebration of their 16th year in business this year. On May...

Diane Landi, Chief Operating Officer

Diane Landi has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Diane has been with The Angell Pension Group, Inc. since 1987 and is a key...

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