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CVS AND WALMART have reached a deal in which Walmart will allow its stores to continue to participate in CVS’s pharmacy networks to provide prescription drugs to patients through commercial and managed Medicaid programs. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

Walmart, CVS resolve public spat over prescription-drug pricing

NEW YORK - CVS Health Corp. shares climbed after the resolution of a disagreement over pricing that led Walmart Inc. to cut some ties...

RWU, food-service provider offer hot meals amid government shutdown

BRISTOL – Approximately 70 active-duty members of the U.S. Coast Guard and their families lined up to receive free hot meals from Roger Williams...

Five Questions With: Michelle Johnson

Michelle Johnson is a third-grade English language-learner teacher at Mary E. Fogarty Elementary School in Providence and winner of the 2018-19 Milken Family Foundation...

BankRI holiday giving campaign sends 1,400 gifts to local youths

PROVIDENCE – Wrapping up its 21st annual season, the Bank Rhode Island Holiday Giving Tree program collected 1,481 gifts to distribute to local children.Throughout...

Kidder named new chair of College Unbound board

PROVIDENCE – At its annual meeting on Jan. 11, College Unbound announced Patricia Kidder, an attorney and owner of Credit’s Cool in Newport, will...

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Can a new business incubator keep a bigger slice of Navy...

For years, community leaders in Newport have watched as the nearby Naval ­Undersea Warfare Center has farmed out billions of dollars in contracts to civilian ­businesses both near and far.While NUWC’s growth has drawn new high-technology industries to coastal Rhode Island since it was reorganized in 1992, the City by the Sea has been largely a bystander to the...

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Smart Tech, Smarter Businesses: How American Mussel Harvesters Leads with Cutting-Edge Tools

When you think of technology, the ocean isn’t the unlikeliest place to find it. Wind turbines, ocean liners, and GPS devices have all emerged...

Ride Along on the First-Ever Cox Business “Smart Technology. Smarter Businesses” Tour

Cox Business Northeast held the first-ever “Smart Technology. Smarter Businesses” tour on Thursday, September 6 in Rhode Island. Cox Business customers are ground-zero for...

Turn Your Employees into Human Firewalls

Spear Phishing Spotlight: Citrin Cooperman’s cybersecurity team recently performed a simulated spear phishing campaign for a healthcare organization. The campaign’s objective was to reduce the...

People on the Move

William M. Dolan Named Shareholder at Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

William M. Dolan has been named Shareholder at Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C., effective January 1, 2019.Bill Dolan is a trial attorney practicing in...

Marc A. Lewin Named Counsel at Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

Marc A. Lewin has been named Counsel at Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C., effective January 1, 2019.Marc practices tax and corporate law. Marc’s tax...

Dr. Amil Qureshi named Medical Director of Providence Community Health Centers

Dr. Amil M. Qureshi has been named Medical Director of Providence Community Health Centers where he will have leadership responsibilities for primary care, clinical...

Press Releases

Mitrefinch Offers Workforce Management, Time and Attendance Systems

In today’s complex world of rapidly-advancing technology, companies are constantly looking for solutions to work more effectively and efficiently. This desire to be better...

Lax & Co. Promotes Kristin Anastasiades to Vice President of Marketing & Strategy

Warwick, RI, January 2019 – Lax & Co. is pleased to announce that Kristin Anastasiades has been promoted to Vice President of Marketing &...

Executive Transition at Newport’s MLK Community Center: Warren retires, Strout succeeds her

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center announces a change in executive leadership. Longtime Executive Director Marilyn Warren has retired and Portsmouth resident...

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