35.4 F
Rhode Island
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Latest News

THE U.S. STOCK MARKET bounced back by Monday afternoon after plunging to start the day. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/NORIKO HAYASHI

Stocks roar back, led by rebound in tech shares

NEW YORK - Gut-wrenching volatility extended into a 12th week Monday as United States equities plunged and recovered, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average...
NONPROFITS, such as churches and colleges, will be given some leeway when calculating the cost of parking benefits and won’t face penalties this year if they were confused about how much they owed, according to guidance released by the IRS on Monday. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

IRS softens blow after tax law cut perks for nonprofit employees

NEW YORK - The Internal Revenue Service moved to soften the hit from a controversial provision in last year’s tax overhaul that imposes a tax...
THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE Control and Prevention recommends getting immunized against flu. Above, the map shows that the current rates of flu are sporadic in R.I. but higher in Connecticut and Massachusetts. / COURTESY CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

DOH urges flu shots as region starts to see increased activity

PROVIDENCE — Flu activity is about level with this time last year in Rhode Island, accounting for 0.59 percent of physician office visits, but...
THE CHRONICLE of Higher Education has released new information on the compensation of more than 1,400 private school chief executives across the nation in 2016. / COURTESY CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Paxson, Bowen, Machtley remain top 3 highest-paid R.I. school chief executives...

PROVIDENCE – Each of the top three 2016 highest-paid Rhode Island private school executives were compensated more than $800,000 that year, with the highest...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Labor and Training has announced the 2019 Unemployment Insurance and Temporary Disability Insurance rates.

DLT releases 2019 Unemployment Insurance and Temporary Disability Insurance rates

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Labor and Training announced the 2019 Unemployment Insurance and Temporary Disability Insurance rates Monday.The taxable UI wage base...

Weekly Poll

- Featured Event -

This Week's Print Edition

Catholic dioceses are contracting, creating unique opportunities for the right buyers

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, in the Federal Hill neighborhood of Providence, was the boyhood church of Monsignor Raymond Bastia, now the vicar for finance for the Diocese of Providence. Mt. Carmel closed in 2015, merging with another parish in Federal Hill, and is in the process of being sold for redevelopment.The transaction is bittersweet for Bastia, who...

Branded Content

Smart Tech, Smarter Businesses: How American Mussel Harvesters Leads with Cutting-Edge Tools

When you think of technology, the ocean isn’t the unlikeliest place to find it. Wind turbines, ocean liners, and GPS devices have all emerged...

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...

People on the Move

PMG, Inc. Announces New Director of Revenue Cycle, Kayla Parker

PMG is pleased to announce Kayla Parker as the new Director of Revenue Cycle. Kayla began her career over 10 years ago as a...

PMG, Inc. Selects Erin Pinkos to Serve as Director of Client Partnerships

Erin Pinkos (nee Walsh) will serve as PMG’s first Director of Client Partnerships. This is a new position and is already becoming a vital...

Capital City Financial Corporation welcomes Andrew MacDonald as a new Mortgage Loan Originator, MLO...

We are proud to announce that Andrew MacDonald has joined Capital City Financial Corporation (NMLS 2934) as a Mortgage Loan Originator, licensed in Rhode...

Press Releases

BANKNEWPORT OPENS SECOND PROVIDENCE BRANCH, EAST SIDE OF PROVIDENCE

BankNewport marked the opening of its newest branch at Five South Angell Street in Providence with a ribbon cutting on November 15. City of...

45 Years of Commitment to Rhode Island

Providence, RI, (November 30, 2018) – Rhode Island has been home to Piccerelli Gilstein & Company, LLP (PGCO) for 45 years. Bill Piccerelli and...

TribalVision Named as a Finalist in the 2018 Google Premier Partner Awards

TribalVision, an outsourced marketing department for hire, has been named a Growing Businesses Online finalist in this year’s Premier Partner Awards, presented by Google...

Subscribe to the only news source dedicated to the Rhode Island business community. Get the weekly print edition and instant access via your computer, tablet or mobile device.

SpecialSectionsWebAd

PBN Connect Sponsored Content

Purchase tickets to PBN Events, submit People on the Move & Press Releases, access our extensive data center, purchase the PBN Book of Lists and the Rhode Island Book, A Photo Portrait of the Ocean State, access the subscription center and request article reprints.

Double Your Subscription                    Without Paying a Penny More!

For a limited time you can get twice the issues of Providence Business News at no additional cost.

Offer expires December 31, 2018