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St. Joseph pension plan receiver names Roman Catholic Diocese, Prospect CharterCare...

PROVIDENCE – Stephen Del Sesto, court-appointed receiver for the collapsed St. Joseph Health Services pension plan, filed suits in R.I. Superior Court and U.S. District...
THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION unveiled a cheaper health insurance option for small businesses that lets companies forego certain Affordable Care Act restrictions, allowing small firms and individuals form association health plans. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Trump to let small businesses offer cheaper health plans

NEW YORK - The Trump administration wants to make it easier for small businesses to join together to offer cheaper health-insurance plans that lack some...
MORE THAN $566 million of property is at-risk for chronic flooding by 2045, according to a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Report: Flooding due to sea-level rise could affect $566.5M worth of...

PROVIDENCE – By the year 2045, $566.5 million worth of property in Rhode Island could be at risk for chronic flooding due to sea-level...
HASBRO HAS been named as a Civic 50 Honoree each year since the award's inception in 2012. This year CVS Health was also honored. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SPRINGER

2 R.I. companies honored for corporate citizenship

PROVIDENCE – Both CVS Health Corp. and Hasbro Inc. have been named as 2018 Civic 50 honorees, an award for superior corporate citizenship from...
PROVIDENCE'S DEBT ratings were affirmed by Moody's Investors Service at Baa1 and Baa2 for general obligation debt and lease revenue debt, respectively. However, Moody's upgraded the city's debt outlook from negative to stable. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Moody’s upgrades Providence outlook to stable, affirms Baa1 and Baa2 debt...

PROVIDENCE – Moody’s Investors Service Inc. has affirmed Providence’s Baa1 general obligation debt rating and Baa2 lease revenue debt rating, but has revised the...

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UWRI CEO Anthony Maione is retiring after 13 years at the...

For 15 years at the United Way of Rhode Island, Anthony Maione has sought to better the lives of Rhode Islanders and improve their communities.As CEO since 2005, he has distinguished the local branch of the national social-services nonprofit group via its 211 call and walk-in volume and the recent launch of MyFund – to name a few accomplishments.“In...

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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...

A Paper Company on the Cutting Edge

When Atlantic Paper & Supply opened its doors in 1948, the world of paper supplies and janitorial products was a very different landscape. There...

Creating Value Through Process Improvement – Part 2

Prioritizing Improvements Part Two of Two-Part Series In Part 1 of this editorial, we looked at how to set goals for your process improvement initiatives. This month, we...

People on the Move

BankNewport Names Branch Sales Manager

TIVERTON, R.I. (June 14, 2018) - BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Margaret McGreavy to vice president, branch...

BankNewport Names Branch Sales Manager

BARRINGTON, R.I. (June 14, 2018) - BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Justin L. Lombardo to vice president,...

AP&S Welcomes William K. Wray, Jr.

William Wray Jr. joins the firm’s litigation group and has represented businesses and governments in an array of litigation matters that span intellectual property,...

Press Releases

BankNewport First Providence Branch Opens At Dorrance Street

PROVIDENCE, RI (June 18, 2018) – BankNewport opened its newest branch at 55 Dorrance Street in Providence today, June 18. Located at the corner...

Historic Architect Fred Love Restored at RGB

RGB welcomes back Fred Love, AIA. Fred started with RGB in 1982 and was a clear powerhouse in Historic and Forensic Architecture.Fred has been...

Colliers Project Management Announces New Office in Providence, Rhode Island

Providence, June, 4, 2018 – Colliers Project Management (formerly Strategic Building Solutions) is pleased to announce the opening of a new downtown Providence location...

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