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Five Questions With: Dr. Kenneth Wood

Dr. Kenneth Wood | Executive vice president of physician affairs and chief clinical officer, Lifespan Corp. 1. In June, you were named executive vice president...

This Week's PBN Updates

Raimondo announces $3.1M in Take It Outside grants

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and R.I. Commerce Corp. announced the distribution of $3.1 million in Take It Outside grants Friday. The grants, which...
Thomas Mullaney / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

State budget director to step down as part of overdue retirement plan

PROVIDENCE - Thomas Mullaney, executive director of the R.I. Office of Management and Budget, planned to retire earlier this year, but due to COVID-19,...
PROVIDENCE was one of nine areas that fell short of the 99.9 percent Census completion benchmark as of the end of the Census 2020 count. / U.S. CENSUS BREAU VIA AP

Census takers fall short of target goal in areas of U.S., including Providence

From tribal lands in Arizona and New Mexico to storm-battered Louisiana, census workers who go door to door were unable to reach all the...
R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH announced Friday that four bars were ordered closed and were fined due to violating COVID-19 safety regulations.

RIDOH shuts down, fines 4 bars for COVID-19 health violations

PROVIDENCE – Three Rhode Island-based bars and a restaurant were ordered closed by the R.I. Department of Health and were fined for violating COVID-19...

Rockland Trust parent company reports $35M Q3 profit

PROVIDENCE – Independent Bank Corp., the parent company of Rockland Trust Co., brought in a $34.9 million profit in the third quarter, the company...
GOV. GINA M. Raimondo is encouraging Rhode Islanders to stay local for the Thanksgiving holiday and follow the guidelines above during family gatherings. / COURTESY GOVERNOR'S OFFICE

Do you plan to spend Thanksgiving with only the people you live with, as...

With positive cases of COVID-19 again on the rise locally and across the country, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Oct. 21 encouraged Rhode Islanders...

MassChallenge awards $100K in grants to two R.I. startups

PROVIDENCE – MassChallenge has awarded $100,000 in equity-free prizes to two Rhode Island startups, Graphene Composites USA and Nautilus Defense LLC, the organization announced...

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A routing interest: Planned downtown busing overhaul pits riders, other groups...

The ghosts of past public-transit plans have found their final resting place in a cardboard box in the office of Rhode Island Public Transit Authority CEO Scott Avedisian. The box is filled with more than a dozen reports and proposals – elaborate renderings, black-and-white laminated binders of detailed analysis and oversized architectural maps. The earliest proposal dates back to 1976,...

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Building stronger banker relationships during the pandemic

Recent data from a US Census small business pulse survey shows that almost 40 percent of small businesses in Rhode Island have been negatively...

Positioning Your Manufacturing & Distribution Company for Success During the Pandemic

There is no doubt that the last six months have forced manufacturing and distribution companies to reassess almost every aspect of their business. So...

Rethink how you do business

Yes, we offer a full portfolio of advanced managed cloud services. But what really separates us from the pack is our people-first approach. Because...

James Ota Promoted to Sales Representative in Torayfan® Division,...

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., has promoted James Ota to the position of Sales Representative in the company’s Torayfan® Division. Ota had most recently served...

Christopher Voght Named GM of the Torayfan® Division, Toray...

Christopher Voght has been promoted to the position of General Manager of Toray Plastics (America), Inc.’s Torayfan® Division. Voght had most recently served Toray...

Franco Chicarella Appointed Director of Sales, Toray’s Torayfan® Division

Franco Chicarella has been appointed the Director of Sales of the Torayfan® Division at Toray Plastics (America), Inc. Chicarella had been the division’s National...

CAI Software, LLC Names Mitch Cain Chief Technology Officer

September 21, 2020 – Smithfield, RI – CAI Software, LLC, (“CAI” or “CAI Software”) a leader in the delivery of mission-critical, production-oriented enterprise resource...

Richard J. Petrucci, Jr. Joins PG&Co as Partner

One of Providence’s leading independent accounting firms, Piccerelli, Gilstein & Company, LLP (PG&Co) is proud to announce that Richard J. Petrucci, Jr., JD, CFP®,...

Kelly Kincaid Elected President of the RI Women’s...

Kelly Kincaid, Attorney at Adler Pollock & Sheehan, was elected to serve as President of the Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association for the 2020-2021...

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