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Vets provide upper hand for some defense firms

The veteran-owned Rite-Solutions Inc. isn’t really a small company. The Middletown-based engineering and information technology company has about 220 employees. But as a defense contractor,...

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RHODE ISLAND IS HOME TO nearly 80,000 veterans; their caregivers have higher levels of stress and give care for longer period of time than typical caregivers. /

Raimondo recognizes sacrifice of veterans on Memorial Day

EXETER - Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Monday joined other state officials in paying tribute to the state's veterans, laying a wreath at the...
CASES OF COVID-19 in Rhode Island approached 8,000 on Tuesday. / AP FILE PHOTO/ CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

R.I. sees 116 new COVID-19 cases; total deaths exceed 600

PROVIDENCE - Health officials on Sunday reported 116 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total to 14,065, with 11 more deaths. The state has reported a...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH says 597 Rhode Islanders have died of COVID-19-related causes during the pandemic, as of Saturday. COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

18 new COVID-19 deaths, 203 new cases in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health reported 18 COVID-19 deaths and 203 new cases on Saturday, while the number of people hospitalized with...
RHODE ISLAND construction employment declined 13.9% year over year in April. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. construction employment declines 14% Y/Y in April, third slowest in N.E.

PROVIDENCE – Construction employment in Rhode Island in April declined 13.9% year over year, the third-slowest rate in New England, according to the Associated...

R.I.’s COVID-19 UI claims rise to 160.9K

PROVIDENCE – COVID-19-specific Unemployment Insurance filings increased by 400 day to day Thursday to 160,917, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training said Friday. Pandemic...
PROVIDENCE IS OPENING up free two-hour parking in select business corridors through July. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

Providence offers free business corridor parking; urges businesses to apply to repurpose parking spaces

PROVIDENCE – Providence will be offering free two-hour parking in select business corridors to help local businesses operating through COVID-19-related restrictions, the city announced...

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STARVING FOR HELP: Needy flock to R.I.’s overwhelmed food pantries

IT'S COMMON for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center Executive Director Heather Hole Strout to see adults and the elderly seeking food at the Newport center’s pantry. But on a recent day, she noticed a new age group: teenagers. “We typically don’t see kids shopping for their families alone and, in one hour, there were two separate instances of kids...

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Cox is here for you…

Dear Rhode Island Community, Cox Business and Cox Communications are committed to supporting you during this uncertain time. We want to ensure you have all...

7 Tips When Migrating Your Business to the Cloud

Migrating to the cloud is one of the most powerful things your business can use to increase your flexibility, resilience, and efficiency. Here are seven...

A Gateway to Medicine

John Cotoia studied hard in high school, hard work that paid off when he got into Johns Hopkins University as a pre-med student. With...

Tony Mendez named to Board of Directors at the...

Tony Mendez has been named to the Board of Directors of the Rhode Island Foundation. As the state’s largest funder of nonprofit organizations, the...

Theresa Moore named to Rhode Island Foundation Board of...

Theresa Moore has been named to the Board of Directors of the Rhode Island Foundation. As the state’s largest funder of nonprofit organizations, the...

BankNewport Names Julia Reinhardt Assistant Vice President & Branch...

NEWPORT, R.I. (April 8, 2020) - BankNewport is pleased to announce that Julia N. Reinhardt has been appointed to Assistant Vice President and Branch...

The Providence Community Health Centers (PCHC) has partnered with...

PROVIDENCE, RI – On Tuesday, PCHC completed a two-day effort to provide COVID-19 testing for the residents and staff of Crossroads RI. Over 125...

Rhode Island Quality Institute Names Indra Neil Sarkar, PhD,...

Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Indra Neil Sarkar, PhD, MLIS, FACMI as its next President...

Providence Community Health Centers, Inc. Continues to Provide Health...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Cheryl Perry March 31, 2020 17:30 EST Phone: 401-780-2542 Email: CPerry@Providencechc.org PCHC Continues to Provide Health Care to Providence Providence Community Health Centers continues to offer...

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