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PARTNERS HEALTHCARE is outsourcing about 100 jobs, mostly coding jobs to India, the Boston Globe reports.

Globe: Partners to outsource about 100 coding jobs to India

PROVIDENCE – Partners Healthcare of Massachusetts has told 100 employees, mostly computer coders, that they are being let go and that their jobs are...
TINA MARIE CASTANO has been named vice president and general manage of WLNE-TV ABC 6.

Castano named VP and GM of WLNE-TV ABC 6

PROVIDENCE - Citadel Communications LLC has named Tina Marie Castano as vice president and general manager of Southern New England broadcaster WLNE-TV ABC 6,...
ON TUESDAY, Brown University announced an updated institutional master plan which recommends a new site for the proposed performing arts center and preserves four historic structures. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

After community feedback, Brown alters performance center plan, protecting historic structures

PROVIDENCE - In a move to preserve more of the historic structures which dot Brown University's campus and minimize the above-ground footprint of its...
FAST COMPANY has named CVS No. 7 on its 2018 World's 50 Most Innovative Companies List. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE

Fast Company names CVS among Top 50 Most Innovative Companies

WOONSOCKET — Fast Company has named CVS Health Corp. No. 7 on its 2018 World's 50 Most Innovative Companies List, and also placed the Rhode...
THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER for PBN's Best Places To Work 2018 competition is Feb. 23 at 11:59 p.m.

Deadline to register for PBN’s Best Places To Work approaches

PROVIDENCE – The deadline to register for PBN’s Best Place To Work 2018 competition is Feb. 23 at 11:59 p.m.Best Places To Work is...
FOUR REGIONAL METRO AREA housing authorities and two public housing resident associations were awarded a combined $1.9 million by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

HUD awards $1.9M to regional metros to promote self-sufficiency for public...

PROVIDENCE – Four Providence-Warwick-Fall River and New Bedford metropolitan area housing authorities and two public housing resident associations were awarded a combined $1.9 million...
THE OCEAN HOUSE was one of 13 hotels in the world that received a 5-star rating for its hotel, restaurant and spa program by the Forbes Travel Guide in 2018. COURTESY THE OCEAN HOUSE

4 R.I. hotels recognized in Forbes Travel Guide star awards

PROVIDENCE – The Ocean House in Westerly was one of 13 properties in the world recognized by Forbes Travel Guide as a five-star hotel,...
GROW SMART RHODE ISLAND, a statewide organization focused on equitable and sustainable economic growth, will present its Smart Growth awards on March 29 during the luncheon portion of its Power of Place Summit at the R.I. Convention Center.

Grow Smart Rhode Island announces 2018 Smart Growth award winners

PROVIDENCE – Grow Smart Rhode Island has announced the winners of its 2018 Smart Growth Awards.The awards – which Grow Smart announced Tuesday –...
ALBERTSONS PLANS TO ACQUIRE the parts of Rite Aid that are left over after a separate sale of nearly 2,000 stores, the Wall Street Journal reported. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/PATRICK T. FALLON

Albertsons to buy Rite Aid in cash-and-stock deal, WSJ Says

NEW YORK - Grocer Albertsons Cos. plans to buy drugstore owner Rite Aid Corp. in a deal that would accelerate the remaking of the U.S....
WEBSTER BANK has launched a new online-investment platform called Guided Wealth Portfolio.

Webster Bank launches new digital-investment platform

PROVIDENCE – In a move to expand its digital services, Webster Bank has launched a new online-investment platform called Guided Wealth Portfolio.The new platform...
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People on the Move

BankNewport Announces Community Development Appointment

NEWPORT, R.I. (February 12, 2018) - BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Adriana I. Dawson to Vice President,...

BankNewport Appoints Merrill To Chief Operating Officer

NEWPORT, R.I. (February 7, 2018) - BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Leland R. Merrill to Executive Vice...

Edmund A. Restivo, Jr., Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Restivo Monacelli LLP, Elected to...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. February 1, 2018 – Edmund A. Restivo, Jr., Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Restivo Monacelli LLP, was elected to the Providence Preservation...

Press Releases

BankNewport and United Way Select 10 Nonprofit Leaders for Executive Director Learning Circle Series

Providence, R.I. (February 20, 2018) Following the success and positive feedback of their inaugural Executive Director Learning Circle Series in 2017, United Way of...

RIMA to Host Free Marketing Workshop for Manufacturers: How to Increase Sales in Marketing...

The Rhode Island Manufacturers Association (RIMA), an organization dedicated to connecting Rhode Island manufacturers with the resources they need to compete and grow, is...

“Top RI Mortgage Professional Evelyn Perez Joins the Province Mortgage Associates, Inc. Team”

Province Mortgage Associates continues to reinforce its unwavering commitment to growth with the hiring of one of the highest producing mortgage professionals in RI,...

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