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GAS PRICES in Rhode Island and Massachusetts remained unchanged at an average price of $2.84 per gallon this week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

R.I., Mass. gas prices remain unchanged at $2.84 per gallon

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island remained unchanged this week at $2.84 per gallon, 5 cents below...
UNITED STATES retail sales rose 0.1 percent in September. / BLOOMBERG NEWS /MICHAEL NAGLE

U.S. retail sales miss forecasts as restaurant receipts drop

NEW YORK - United States retail sales rose less than forecast in September, as a broad-based increase was overshadowed by a drop in restaurant receipts...
SEARS HOLDING CORP. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday morning. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE

Sears files just as things are looking up for American retail

NEW YORK - A year ago, a Sears bankruptcy would have fit better into the United States retail narrative, given the steady decline of shopping...

CVS Health adds 4 seats to board of directors with...

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. will add four members to its 12-person board of directors, including Mark T. Bertolini, chairman and CEO of Aetna...

Five Questions With: Dr. Elizabeth Lokich

Gynecologic oncologist Dr. Elizabeth Lokich joined Women & Infants Hospital’s program in women’s oncology in September, bringing her back to the institution where she...

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In a year of highly partisan politics, can independents boost political...

From his lofty perch atop the Statehouse, the Independent Man seems like a lonely soul, but he really isn’t.With spear in hand, the statue overlooks the capital city as a symbol of the spirit of freedom and independence, as the folklore goes, that led 17th-century Puritan minister Roger Williams to start the Colony of Rhode Island after being expelled...

Branded Content

Ride Along on the First-Ever Cox Business “Smart Technology. Smarter Businesses” Tour

Cox Business Northeast held the first-ever “Smart Technology. Smarter Businesses” tour on Thursday, September 6 in Rhode Island. Cox Business customers are ground-zero for...

Turn Your Employees into Human Firewalls

Spear Phishing Spotlight: Citrin Cooperman’s cybersecurity team recently performed a simulated spear phishing campaign for a healthcare organization. The campaign’s objective was to reduce the...

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...

People on the Move

Judith Ventura Enright, CPA Joins KLR

KLR is pleased to announce that Judith Ventura Enright, CPA an experienced audit and business consulting professional, has joined KLR. Judith brings additional audit...

Poyant names Bill Gavigan, Jr., National Account Executive/Branding Specialist

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — Poyant, a New Bedford sign manufacturer and branding specialist serving local, regional and national organizations, has named Bill Gavigan, Jr.,...

Jamie Worrell of Strategic Retirement Partners Named to 2018 Financial Times Top Retirement Plan...

For the third time, James (Jamie) Worrell was included in the Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Advisers. The list recognizes top financial advisers who...

Press Releases

The Hire, LLC shows their support for Children’s FRIEND with sponsorship and a donation...

Pawtucket, Rhode Island (October 15, 2018 — The Hire, LLC shows their support for Children’s FRIEND with sponsorship and a donation to the annual...

PowerDocks, LLC Announces its Memorandum of Understanding with dotOcean NV to commercialize Autonomous Marine...

Newport, RI, 9/25/18 – PowerDocks, LLC, a USA based marine technology developer which designs and manufactures Marine Autonomous Powered Docking Platforms (MAPDs) and dotOcean...

Local Youth Enjoy Summer Camp at Norman Bird Sanctuary thanks to Scholarships Provided by...

With the start of the school year upon us, more than 240 Newport County youth are returning to the classroom better prepared to learn...

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