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Everybody’s business: Arriving in R.I., she felt compelled to connect

(Editor’s note: This is the 43rd installment in a monthly series speaking with minority business owners and leaders. Each will be asked their views...

Express stores at Warwick Mall, Dartmouth Mall closing as company files for Chapter 11

PROVIDENCE – Fashion retailer Express Inc. is closing retail stores at the Dartmouth and Warwick malls as the company seeks Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The...

360 High School students, families file lawsuit to keep school open

PROVIDENCE – Multilingual learner students who attend 360 High School and their parents have recently filed a federal lawsuit along with the Rhode Island...

AG approves The Public’s Radio, R.I. PBS merger

PROVIDENCE – The state's two public media stations have crossed their last legal hurdle in a proposed merger agreement, with R.I. Attorney General Peter...

Webster Bank parent posts $216.3M profit in Q1

STAMFORD, Conn. – Webster Financial Corp., the parent company of Webster Bank, on Monday said it recorded a $216.3 million profit in the first...
E. CORRY KOLE, Providence College's former diversity, equity and inclusion education and professional services director, has filed a discrimination charge with the R.I. Commission for Human Rights and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against the college. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

Former Providence College DEI director files discrimination charge against school

PROVIDENCE – E. Corry Kole, the former diversity, equity and inclusion education and professional services director at Providence College who identifies as nonbinary, has...

R.I. Life Science Hub expects to select first CEO in May

PROVIDENCE – With an “aggressive” deadline looming, the R.I. Life Science Hub is expecting to send an offer letter to its first CEO in...

R.I. Commerce OKs $730K grant for downtown Providence apartment project

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. board of directors on Monday unanimously approved a $730,000 grant for the New York-based developer seeking to convert...

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VALUE JUDGMENTS: Hotels, office buildings, utility properties among Providence’s biggest tax...

When it comes to property values, everybody’s got an opinion. And when millions of tax dollars are at stake, many are willing to fight over it. That’s why the city of Providence has seen a steady stream of tax challenges from big-property owners who argue that the valuations assigned to their buildings are too high, and now the appeals may...

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South County Health Urges Community Support for RI Healthcare Stabilization Legislation

In the ever-changing landscape of healthcare, where financial viability and sustainability remain elusive, the quiet champions of nonprofit health systems stand as beacons of...

Investing Wisely: Enhancing Efficiency & Value Through Sustainable Operations

In an era where the fate of our planet hangs in the balance, the concept of sustainability has transcended mere buzzwords to become the...

Inside A Local Video Agency: Meet Animus Studios

If you’re in marketing in Rhode Island, you’ve probably searched for “video production” in the last 10 years. Video is just part of every...

Abe Cohen Leads R.I. Business Development for Marquis Health...

Marquis Health Consulting Services has appointed Abe Cohen as Vice President of Business Development for Rhode Island. Cohen has more than a decade of...

Aaron Simmons Joins Napatree Capital

Napatree Capital Welcomes Aaron Simmons as a Principal and Senior Wealth Advisor Westerly, RI – April 15, 2024 – Napatree Capital is pleased to announce...

Stephany Kearney Promoted to VP, General Manager, Quantic™ Evans

Stephany has been promoted to VP, General Manager of Quantic™ Evans, an aerospace and defense capacitor manufacturer based in E. Providence, RI. Stephany joined...

South County Tourism Council Premieres 2024 Destination Video and...

Media Contact: Faye Pantazopoulos, Creative Director South County Tourism Council fpantazopoulos@southcountyri.com 857.225.4261 (mobile) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 24, 2024, Charlestown, RI – The South County Tourism Council premiered their...

Two Rhode Island businesswomen honored by American Heart Association

Melissa Cummings of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island received the Lifetime Legacy Award and Carrie Bridges Feliz of Lifespan received the...

PLDO Attorneys Secure $1.1M Victory for Client

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC (PLDO) obtained a $1.1. million judgement for its client, IDC Properties, Inc. ("plaintiff") in United States District Court...

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