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U.S. retail sales advance for fifth month, May revised up

NEW YORK - United States retail sales rose for a fifth month in June and figures from May were revised upward amid gains at auto...
BANK OF AMERICA Corp. reported a $6.78 billion net income in the second quarter of 2018. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/RON ANTONELLI

BofA’s consumer profit jumps as customers boost borrowing

NEW YORK - United States consumers are levering up again, and Bank of America Corp. is using that, along with cost cuts, to boost profit.Bank...
RHODE ISLAND MEDICAL IMAGING / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND MEDICAL IMAGING

Rhode Island Medical Imaging installs new 4-ton MRI scanner

EAST GREENWICH – Rhode Island Medical Imaging’s new state-of-the-art, 4-ton Siemens Aera MRI machine was installed by crane July 11 after a crew removed...
DR. JULIA KATARINCIC / COURTESY UNIVERSITY ORTHOPEDICS

Five Questions With: Dr. Julia Katarincic

Dr. Julia Katarincic, a University Orthopedics surgeon, specializes in the care of the hands and microvascular surgery for children and adults, with particular expertise...
R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

R.I. updates pain-management regulations to curb opioid abuse

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has updated its pain-management regulations to require doctors prescribing opioids to discuss the risks of taking the pain reliever, indicate...

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Matt Brown wants R.I.’s governor to focus less on business interests...

Matt Brown, a longtime activist for social, educational and environmental causes, wants to bring that mission to the top level of state government next year.The former secretary of state says he’s mounting a primary challenge against Gov. Gina M. Raimondo because of what he thinks she represents – a corporate-backed government that benefits business interests over regular Rhode Islanders.“The...

Branded Content

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...

Enhancing the Connectivity of Healthcare

As populations around the country continue to age, the need for healthcare services that reflect the changing desires of patients to age in place...

Four Ways to Start a Successful ERP Journey

ERP is hard, expensive, and risky. Most companies need it and many companies dread it. Fortunately, the last several years have brought with them a...

People on the Move

Jonathan Cook Joins Sayer, Regan & Thayer in Newport

The Newport (RI) law firm of Sayer, Regan & Thayer, LLP is pleased to announce that Jonathan Cook has joined the firm as an...

Bryson Promoted to Chief Philanthropy Officer at Saint Elizabeth Community

Erica Bryson has been promoted to Chief Philanthropy Officer at Saint Elizabeth Community. She was hired in 2012 as Senior Philanthropy Officer, and has...

Saint Elizabeth Community Elects Robin Dziuba to Board of Trustees

Robin Dziuba has been elected to Saint Elizabeth Community’s Board of Trustees. Robin has been working for Merrill Lynch for 27 years; within Merrill...

Press Releases

BankNewport Celebrates Opening of First Providence Branch

PROVIDENCE, RI (July 6, 2018) – BankNewport celebrated the opening of its first Providence branch at 55 Dorrance Street with an official ribbon cutting...

O’Neil Outar Named RISD’s Vice President for Institutional Engagement

(Providence, Rhode Island) July 03, 2018 – After an extensive international search, O’Neil A.S. Outar joined Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in January...

“PowerDocks Wins 2018 Electric & Hybrid Marine Industry Innovation of the Year Award”

Newport, RI / Fall River, MA – PowerDocks, LLC announces the winning of the Electric & Hybrid Marine Industry acclaimed Innovation of Year Award...

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