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THE SOUTH EASTERN Economic Development Corp. received a $600,000 federal grant for its Small Loan Program.

SEED receives $600K federal grant

PROVIDENCE – The South Eastern Economic Development Corp. was awarded a $600,000 grant from the Community Development Financial Institution Fund under the U.S. Treasury...
The R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH and Women & Infant Hospital's new initiative will use $3.2 million to treat, screen for pregnancy-related mood disorders. / COURTESY WOMEN & INFANTS

RIDOH, Women & Infants partner on $3.2M initiative to screen, treat...

PROVIDENCE — The R.I. Department of Health and Women & Infants Hospital will partner in a $3.2 million grant-funded initiative providing prepartum and postpartum...
LOCAL 1 PERCENT hotel tax collections totaled $5.1 million in fiscal 2018. Realtors and homeowners accounted for $763,806 in collections in the fiscal year, while hosting platforms and room resellers accounted for $129,031. / COURTESY DURKIN COTTAGE REALTY

DOR: 1 percent hotel tax collections increase 14.8% in fiscal 2018

PROVIDENCE – Collection of the 1 percent hotel tax in fiscal 2018 totaled $5.1 million, a 14.8 percent increase from fiscal 2017 when collections...
MICHELLE JOHNSON, a third grade ESL teacher at Providence's Mary E. Fogarty Elementary School, was named a 2018-2019 Milken Educator. / COURTESY MILKEN FAMILY FOUNDATION

Providence ESL teacher named 2018 Milken Educator

PROVIDENCE – In its 31st iteration of the Educator award, the Milken Family Foundation has awarded a $25,000 award to Michelle Johnson in recognition...
STUDENT LOANS are being issued at unprecedented rates as more American students pursue higher education. Meanwhile, the cost of tuition at both private and public institutions is touching all-time highs and interest rates on student loans are rising. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL OKONIEWSKI

America’s student loan debt crisis is about to get much worse

NEW YORK - While Wall Street and U.S. President Donald Trump tout news of a booming stock market and low unemployment, college students may be quick...

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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...

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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

BRCSM Welcomes Attorney Andrew Hogan

Andrew Hogan joins the BRCSM team in the Education & Municipal Law, Labor & Employment, Personal Injury and Business Law practice areas. He recently...

BankNewport Announces Commercial Lending Appointment

BankNewport has expanded its Commercial Lending team with the hiring of vice president, commercial lending officer, Mathew Insana.Mathew Insana will be responsible for developing,...

BankNewport Announces Commercial Lending Appointment

BankNewport has expanded its Commercial Lending team with the hiring of vice president, commercial lending officer, Paul Sousa.Paul Sousa will be responsible for developing,...

Press Releases

Vietnam Veterans Memorial “Moving Wall” Coming to Rhode Island

Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD is honored to be a sponsor of the Moving Wall initiative at Ponaganset High School. The Moving Wall, a...

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...

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