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PBN announces 40 Under Forty honorees

PROVIDENCE – Forty young professionals have been chosen as the winners of Providence Business News’ 20th annual 40 Under Forty Awards program. The honorees were...
R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL Peter F. Neronha announced Tuesday the state will receive $6.9 million as part of a $700 million nationwide settlement with Johnson & Johnson over the company's baby powder containing talcum powder. / COURTESY R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL PETER F. NERONHA

R.I. to receive $6.9M from nationwide settlement in baby powder lawsuit

PROVIDENCE – Attorneys general from 43 states, including Rhode Island, have reached a $700 million settlement with multinational health corporation Johnson & Johnson to...

Patrice Milos tapped as R.I. Life Science Hub interim president

PROVIDENCE – Patrice Milos will serve as interim president of the Rhode Island Life Science Hub beginning July 1, the hub’s board announced Tuesday. “I’m...

RIC researchers forecast continued rise in teen employment this summer

PROVIDENCE – Following a decade-plus slump, Rhode Island teenagers last year led most of the U.S. in an overall increase in teen summer employment...

Kansas-based firm acquires SAGE environmental services

PAWTUCKET – SAGE Environmental Inc. and SAGE EnviroTech Drilling Services have been acquired by national employee-owned consulting firm Terracon Inc.  Terms of the deal were...

Defense manufacturer Anduril Industries to build new $8.3M facility in Quonset Point

NORTH KINGSTOWN – A California-based defense technology manufacturer, which has a facility in Quincy, Mass., will construct a new site in the Quonset Business...

Calamari chef from Democrats’ 2020 convention says he’s a Trump backer 

WASHINGTON (AP) – The "calamari comeback" chef who delighted viewers of the last Democratic National Convention might not be coming back.  John Bordieri was dubbed...

Constitutional conventions: A relic of old or a chance for reform? It’s time for...

Shall there be a convention to amend or revise the state constitution?  The state’s House of Representatives Monday unanimously approved two resolutions sponsored by Judiciary...

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SETTING SITES HIGHER: Will $40M initiative aimed at creating more pad-ready...

When Burrillville officials unveiled plans to create a second industrial park in the rural town in the early 2000s to bring in jobs and tax dollars, they were met with praise from regional business leaders who commended the idea as innovative and “very progressive.” Now more than 20 years later, most of the land that held so much promise still...

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How Best Places To Work Companies Utilize Technology for Their Success

We hope you find this Q&A packed with cool insights, practical tips, and real-life examples that will make technology and AI your new best...

Leveraging Data Analytics in the Hospitality Industry

With quickly evolving technology developments, business owners, chief financial officers (CFOs), and controllers are inundated with information on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data...

Meet Amgen Women Leaders in Science

We invite you to join us for an enlightening forum featuring Alli Ferguson and Satpal Kundra, two distinguished women leaders at Amgen. In this...

DarrowEverett Welcome Senior Associate Stacy W. Thomsen

Stacy W. Thomsen is a Senior Associate in DarrowEverett’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group, and in its Labor & Employment Practice Group....

Evan LaBarge to Lead Treasury’s Cash Management Team

Rhode Island General Treasurer James A. Diossa announced the appointment of Evan LaBarge as Treasury’s Cash Manager. LaBarge had previously served as Acting Cash...

JPS Construction and Design names Jon Filiatreault Assistant Project...

JPS Construction and Design is pleased to announce that Jon Filiatreault has been named Assistant Project Manager and Shop Manager at the firm. Jon...

Leadership Rhode Island and Age-Friendly Rhode Island Launch 2024...

Providence, RI - Leadership Rhode Island and Age-Friendly Rhode Island are proud to announce the launch of the 2024 Senior Fellows Program, a unique...

AP&S, Citizens and United Way of RI Team Up...

On Thursday, May 2, 2024, Adler Pollock & Sheehan, Citizens, and the United Way of Rhode Island hosted a Pro Bono Day, an event...

$250,000 Raised To Celebrate 25 Years!

As the capstone anniversary event to celebrate 25 years, The Wolf School was thrilled to host its annual Discover the Difference fundraising gala on...

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