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CVS HEALTH received a B+ from the D.C.-based advocacy group Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families for its policies and practices regarding the reduction and elimination of potentially dangerous chemicals from its inventory. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE

CVS garners B+ in chemical elimination effort from advocacy group

WOONSOCKET –  CVS Health Corp. was awarded a B+ by advocacy group Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families in a report published Wednesday examining the policies...
A NORTH PROVIDENCE dentist was sentenced to three years probation and 280 hours of community service per year for diverting and failing to report $1.2 million in payments from insurance carriers and patients to his practice.

R.I. dentist sentenced to 3 years probation for failing to report...

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Lawrence P. Stephenson of Lincoln was sentenced in U.S. District Court to three years probation and 280 hours per year of...
RHODE ISLAND GDP increased at a 2.8 percent annualized rate in the second quarter, 1.4 percentage points lower than the annualized national GDP growth rate for the quarter. The Ocean State's GDP growth rate ranked No. 47 in the country. / COURTESY BUREAU OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

R.I. 2Q GDP growth rate 4th lowest in nation

PROVIDENCE – Gross domestic product in Rhode Island grew at an annualized rate of 2.8 percent in the second quarter, the fourth-slowest rate in...
THE NORTHEAST CPI rose 2.3 percent in October year over year. Bucking national trends, the utility gas CPI increased 4 percent year over year regionally in October, while the U.S. City average CPI for piped gas declined 2.1 percent. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/VINCENT MUNDY

Northeast CPI rises 2.3% in October

PROVIDENCE – The Northeast consumer price index increased 2.3 percent year over year, 0.2 percentage points lower than the average U.S. city growth, according...
NATURAL GAS for December delivery rose as much as 20 percent to $4.929 per million British thermal units, the highest since February 2014. / BLOOMBERG NEWS

Natural gas soars 20% in U.S. on concerns about winter supplies

NEW YORK - Natural gas soared the most in nine years as forecasts for lingering U.S. cold spurred concern that supplies may not be...

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Despite false start, transformation of Jewelry District taking shape

On a recent gray, autumn afternoon, early rush-hour traffic was backing up along Point Street in the old Jewelry District in downtown Providence. Most of the traffic wasn’t coming from within the district. It was just passing through. Hardly anyone was on the streets, except for an occasional worker or student making their way through the hodgepodge of buildings...

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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...

What Three Questions do Successful Leaders Ask?

A second-generation family business owner recently asked a question that I think is quite common in the middle market. In many respects, it gets...

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Ronald Price named Chief Compliance Officer for Providence Community Health Centers

Ronald F. Price has been named Chief Compliance Officer for Providence Community Health Centers. He has more than a dozen years of executive health...

BankNewport Names Branch Sales Manager

BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Erin L. Mallo to vice president, branch sales manager. She will be...

Susan A. Pomfret Joins CrossCountry Mortgage, Inc.’s HECM Lending Division

CrossCountry Mortgage, Inc. has appointed Susan A. Pomfret as Senior Vice President of their HECM Lending Division. Pomfret joins with over 25 years in...

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Adler Pollock & Sheehan Awards 2018 Honorable Walter R. Stone Diversity Fellowship

As part of our ongoing commitment to promote inclusion and diversity within the legal profession, we are proud to award Andro S. Hannoush the...

The American College of Healthcare Executives – RI Chapter hosts Embracing Disruptive Innovation in...

On Thursday, November 15th, The RI Chapter of The American College of Healthcare Executives will host an event, Embracing Disruptive Innovation in Healthcare: Leadership...

Adelita Orefice Earns Certification in Healthcare Compliance

Providence, RI - The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® announced that Adelita (Lita) Orefice has successfully completed the Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) Examination, thus...

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