Friday, October 22, 2021

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Tavares among 13 honorees for PBN’s 2021 Diversity & Inclusion Awards...

PROVIDENCE – Ralph Tavares Jr., the director of diversity and outreach for Roger Williams University School of Law, is among 13 honorees – 12...

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CASES OF COVID-19 in Rhode Island rose by 201 on Thursday, with one new death. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

COVID-19 cases in R.I. rise by 201, with 1 new death; transmission rate decreasing

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 201 on Thursday, with one new death, the R.I. Department of Health said...

Report: R.I. has 13th-highest minimum wage in U.S. when adjusting for cost of living

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island had the 13th-highest minimum wage relative to the cost of living in the United States in 2020, according to a...

Where are the workers? Cutoff of jobless aid spurs no influx

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Earlier this year, an insistent cry arose from business leaders and Republican governors: Cut off a $300-a-week federal supplement for unemployed...

CVS begins offering Moderna COVID-19 vaccine booster shots at over 9.8K locations

WOONSOCKET – Moderna COVID-19 vaccine booster shots are now available to eligible individuals at more than 9,800 CVS Pharmacy locations following authorization from the...

R.I.’s September unemployment rate tied for 2nd highest in N.E.

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island tied for the second highest unemployment rate in New England in September at 5.2%, according data released by the U.S....
PROVIDENCE EQUITY PARTNERS has invested in the California-based education technology company Seesaw Learning Inc.

Providence Equity invests in Calif.-based classroom technology platform company

PROVIDENCE – Providence Equity Partners had invested in the San Francisco company Seesaw Learning Inc., the two organizations announced Friday. Seesaw Learning is a software-as-a-service...

Will the $300,000 South Water Street bike lane in Providence be a positive addition...

The R.I. Department of Transportation on Oct. 21 reversed course and said it would not seek a review of the contested South Water Street...

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R.I.’s resilient downtowns: Main Streets across the state scarred but ready...

In downtown Pawtucket, a bookstore reinvented itself by beefing up its online presence and ramping up services for fledgling authors looking to self-publish their books. Along Main Street in East Greenwich, a fancy Italian restaurant that had been above offering takeout started packing up pasta and chicken parmigiana in to-go boxes for drive-up customers. And in Warren, a theater and performance...

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5 Tips for Alleviating Neck and Back Pain While Working

Before the pandemic, we were all a little more mobile. Commuting to and from work, walking from desks to meetings or even just getting...

Business Tax Planning Considerations

The small business taxpayer exception rules have been around for many years. Despite the everchanging landscape of tax code this is one area that...

Emerging Health Care Strategies for Employers

The pandemic has changed various aspects of how many Americans earn a living, ushering in an era of remote working and virtual team meetings....

City Personnel Promotes Zach Gagnon to Marketing Manager

City Personnel is pleased to announce the promotion of Zach Gagnon to their new Marketing Manager. In his role, Zach will continue to develop...

City Personnel Promotes Amanda Fortes to Recruitment Manager

City Personnel is pleased to announce that Amanda Fortes has been promoted to their Recruitment Manager. In her new role, Amanda will work jointly...

City Personnel Promotes Brittany Medcalf to Business Development Manager

City Personnel is pleased to announce that Brittany Medcalf has been promoted to their Business Development Manager. In her new role, Brittany will be...

Leadership RI Receives Largest Grant in the Organization’s 40-Year...

Bolstered by a substantial five-year grant from the new Papitto Opportunity Connection, Leadership Rhode Island (LRI) will expand access and opportunities for Black, Indigenous,...

Atlantic Paper & Supply Wins TUG 2020 Silver Industrial...

Atlantic Paper & Supply of Pawtucket, RI was named The United Group’s (TUG) 2020 Silver Award Winner for Industrial Packaging. The award is given...

Jeremy Bitner, RA, NCARB – A Reliable Partner

Providence, Rhode Island: RGB Architects, a leading architecture, project management and interior design firm, announces Jeremy Bitner has joined RGB as project architect. He...

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