Tuesday, July 27, 2021

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CDC: Masks indoors in U.S. where cases surging

NEW YORK (AP) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday announced new recommendations that vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors...

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CASES OF COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 94 on Monday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 94; no new deaths

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 94, with no new deaths, the R.I. Department of Health reported on Tuesday. The...

CDC expected to backpedal on some masking guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to backpedal Tuesday on its masking guidelines and recommend that even vaccinated people wear masks...
THE R.I. SENATE has passed a bill that would raise the state's minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ARTISTIC IMAGES

R.I. issues guidance for businesses filing taxes on PPP loans

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Revenue and Division of Taxation issued tax filing guidance on Monday for businesses that received Paycheck Protection Program...

HarborOne Bank earnings jump 35% in 2nd quarter

BROCKTON, Mass. – HarborOne Bancorp Inc. on Tuesday reported a net income of $14.3 million for the second quarter, up 35% from the same...

R.I. Commerce approves $250K for Rhode Island 2030 planning

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Commerce Corp. on Monday approved $250,000 for the University of Rhode Island Research Foundation to support Gov. Daniel J. McKee's Rhode...

Cases of Legionnaires’ disease on rise in R.I.

PROVIDENCE - State health officials are investigating an increase over the past two months in reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease in Rhode Island. According to...
CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 246 over the weekend, including 54 on Sunday, with no new deaths. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

COVID-19 cases in R.I. increased by 246 over weekend; no deaths

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 246 from July 23 through Sunday, with no new deaths, the R.I. Department...

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PC president looks to market Friars’ brand on national level

(Editor’s note: This is the first installment in an occasional series of interviews with the state’s new wave of higher education leaders.) The Rev. Kenneth R. Sicard stepped into the role of president at Providence College last summer, following 15 years as executive vice president. A native of Fall River and the son of a mill worker and a secretary,...

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PBN earns top honors from Alliance of Area Business Publishers

Providence Business News earned four awards, including two first place, or “Gold,” honors in the Alliance of Area Business Publishers annual Editorial Excellence contest. The...

Virtual summit addresses physician burnout

A second summit in this series on Sept. 9 will focus on all workers in the health care industry. Encouraging health care professionals to take...

Join the List of Local Companies Taking the Pledge to Meet in RI

The long-awaited return of business travel is within reach as the Rhode Island Convention Center prepares to welcome its first in-person event in more...

Blenheim-Newport Executive Director Sharon O’Sullivan, RN, Brings Over 30...

Blenheim-Newport, a Benchmark Senior Living assisted living and Mind & Memory Care community in Middletown, R.I., today announced that Sharon O’Sullivan, RN, has joined...

AP&S Welcomes Kathryn S. Windsor

Kathryn Windsor has joined AP&S as Counsel in the firm’s Tax Group. Kathryn represents clients in a variety of tax law matters. Her practice...

Crossroads welcomes Dr. Ashish Jha to board of directors

Crossroads Rhode Island, the state’s leading provider of housing and services for those experiencing homelessness, is pleased to welcome Dr. Ashish K. Jha, Dean...

New Law to Change CurrentCare to an Opt-Out Consent...

PROVIDENCE, RI — The Rhode Island State General Assembly and the Governor’s office approved the consent model change for Rhode Island’s Health Information Exchange,...

Centreville Bank’s Harold Horvat Elected to Massachusetts Bankers Association...

Harold M. Horvat, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Centreville Bank, has been elected to the 20-member Board of Directors of the Massachusetts...

Two new faces join team at Union

The Providence-based architecture firm has welcomed two new team members to its growing team of talented Architects and Designers. Alanna Jaworski, AIA recently joined our...

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