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Organizations honored for growth, innovation at PBN’s Fastest Growing & Innovative...

PROVIDENCE – A financial institution, a construction management company, an addiction recovery organization and an insurance agency were recognized Thursday as the top earners...

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Providence committee gives preliminary approval to $10M racial reparations budget

PROVIDENCE – A panel of city lawmakers gave preliminary approval on Thursday to a $10 million spending plan aimed at closing the racial wealth...
HASBRO INC. has launched a new Brian Goldner Center for Transforming Futures, named after the toy company's late chairman and CEO that will help support social impacts in the community both locally and around the country. / COURTESY HASBRO INC.

Hasbro launches new Goldner Center for Transforming Futures to support community initiatives

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. is launching a new center named after its late chairman and CEO that will help support social impacts in the...

R.I. farmers, tree growers part of ‘climate-smart’ projects

PROVIDENCE – Three multistate projects that will benefit Rhode Island farmers, tree growers and consumers will share $135 million in federal funding, U.S. Sen....
SOJOURNER HOUSE has received $1.1 million in federal grants to help support victims of abuse.

Sojourner House receives $1.1M in federal grants to support abuse victims

PROVIDENCE – Sojourner House announced Thursday that the organization received two federal grants totaling $1.1 million to help expand services for victims of human...

R.I. COVID-19 cases increased by 1,780 last week, with 2 deaths

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 1,780 from Sept. 18-24, with two new deaths, the R.I. Department of Health said Thursday.  The...

Fewer people seek U.S. unemployment aid amid solid hiring

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans filing for jobless benefits dropped last week, a sign that few companies are cutting jobs despite high...

RIPTA cuts bus trips amid driver shortage

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Transit Authority is cutting the number of daily trips on certain bus routes because they don’t have enough drivers. The...

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SINKING SPIRITS: Slowed supply chains, inflation, labor shortage are sapping optimism

There’s only so long you can keep your chin up. After a 2½-year battle against health and economic devastation, Rhode Island companies have been beaten down, according to Providence Business News’ Summer 2022 Business Survey. Indeed, less than half of the business owners and executives who responded to the biannual survey predict a sunnier future for their firms next year –...

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STEM Pathways to Biotech Careers

You’ve likely heard the term STEM, but what does it stand for? STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering, and math. These four...

Limited Deductibility of Research and Experimental and Software Development Costs

Barring any further legislation, calendar year taxpayers will not be allowed to fully deduct research and experimental (R&E) costs or software development costs when...

How to Ensure a Smooth Audit for your Nonprofit Organization

As the summer starts to wind down and the air grows crisp, it won’t be long before autumn is here. Students will go back...

BankNewport Names David J. Costa Vice President and Manager,...

BankNewport is pleased to announce that David J. Costa has been named Vice President and Manager of Specialized Lending and Portfolio Management. Costa brings...

BankNewport Names Brian Danusis as Vice President, Commercial Credit...

BankNewport is pleased to announce that Brian Danusis has been named Vice President, Commercial Credit Underwriting Manager. Brian brings 20 years of commercial banking...

BankNewport Names Diogo Ventura Vice President, Premier Banking Officer

BankNewport is pleased to announce that Diogo Ventura has been named Vice President, Premier Banking Officer. Ventura brings 17 years of banking and business development...

The Greene School to Hold Open House on October...

For more information, contact: Toni Lautieri, Development Coordinator alautieri@thegreeneschool.org For Immediate Release The Greene School Schedules Open House on October 15, 2022 9 am – 1 pm West Greenwich,...

Coastal Engineering Company, Inc. Opens a New Branch Office...

Coastal Engineering Company, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of a branch office 42 Albion Road Suite 104, Smithfield, RI to complement the...

Saint Elizabeth Home Care has earned the 2021 SHPBestTM...

Warwick, RI, July 21, 2022 – Saint Elizabeth Home Care has been recognized by Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) as a “Superior Performer” for achieving...

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