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Parking-heavy 178-unit apartment project OK’d by Providence commission

PROVIDENCE – While members of the public and several commissioners expressed concerns about an overabundance of parking, and a few wished there could be...

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Bank of America profits rise 28%, wage expenses up too

NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America Corp. said its profits rose 28% last quarter from a year earlier, but the bank faced the...

Citizens reports $2.4B in 2021 profit, record quarterly capital markets income

PROVIDENCE - Citizens Financial Group Inc. more than doubled its year-end profits compared with the previous year, ending 2021 with $2.4 billion in earnings,...

McKee: R.I. ‘resilient and full of opportunity’

PROVIDENCE – Standing before a masked audience at the Statehouse, Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Tuesday struck a hopeful tone in promising to push...
GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE during his State of the State address Tuesday proposed creating a Rhode Island Higher Ed Academy to help Rhode Islanders pursue higher education and training that may not only increase the state’s overall workforce but also put the Ocean State on a path toward long-term economic recovery. AP FILE PHOTO/STEVEN SENNE

Gov. McKee proposes state higher-ed academy to help build R.I.’s workforce

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee unveiled plans Tuesday for a "higher ed academy" that would enroll more than 1,000 Rhode Islanders during a...

McKee will seek to improve business climate in fiscal 2023 budget

PROVIDENCE - Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Tuesday said he will be including proposals in his fiscal 2023 budget to improve the state's business...

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 2,481, with 12 new deaths

PROVIDENCE - Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 2,481, with 12 new deaths, the R.I. Department of Health said Tuesday. Hospitalizations of...
RHODE ISLAND ranked among the top two states in the nation for highway safety laws in 2022, according to an annual report by Advocates for Highway & Auto Safety. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Report: R.I. highway safety laws tied for tops in the nation

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranks among the top two states in the nation for highway safety laws, according to the 2022 annual report by...

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What to do with a windfall? $1B in ARPA money may...

After years of grappling with gaping budget deficits, state legislators are facing a problem in the 2022 General Assembly session unlike any they’ve seen in recent memory. They have more money than they know what to do with. Well before the opening day of the legislative session on Jan. 4, lawmakers have been mulling over how to deploy the state’s $1.1...

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Johnson & Wales University Unveils Bold, New Strategic Plan: POWERED BY PURPOSE 2024

CELEBRATING A LEGACY OF INNOVATION AND LAYING THE FOUNDATION FOR CONTINUED ACADEMIC EVOLUTION Johnson & Wales University (JWU) has come a long way from its...

HSAs: A Benefit for Your Employees and Your Bottom Line

Health literacy is a costly issue across the country. Research shows that when employees don’t understand their options, they often end up overpaying for...

Johnson & Wales University Deepens its Commitment to Professional Learners

NEWLY-REPOSITIONED COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES STRIVES TO INCREASE ACCESS TO QUALITY EDUCATION. Johnson & Wales University (JWU) prides itself on being a pioneer in online...

KLR Promotes Lynn Baril to Partner

KLR, one of the largest accounting and business consulting firms in New England announced the promotion of Lynn Baril to Partner. Lynn has over...

KLR Promotes Joseph Quattrocchi, MBA, CPA, CEPA to Partner

KLR, one of the largest accounting and business consulting firms in New England announced the promotion of Joseph Quattrocchi, MBA, CPA, CEPA to Partner....

Rebecca Paquette Joins KLR Executive Search Group

KLR Executive Search Group, a full-service recruiting firm in New England, announced the hire of Rebecca as Senior Director. She has more than 25...

Beacon Mutual Announces 5 Percent Policyholder Dividend

January 12, 2022 Warwick, R.I. – The Beacon Mutual Insurance Company today announced the distribution of an average five percent dividend to be paid in...

Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C. Announces New Promotions for...

AP&S is proud to announce the following promotions for 2022. Effective January 1, 2022, Dan Procaccini and Matt Waters have been elevated to Shareholder and...

DiSanto, Priest & Co. Promotes Roxanne Melchiori, CPA, to...

Warwick, RI — January 12, 2022 — DiSanto, Priest & Co., a certified public accounting and business advisory firm with over 50 years of...

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