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CARE NEW ENGLAND and Partners HealthCare have announced the companies have signed a definitive agreement, with an open-ended, exclusive letter of intent to merge.

CNE and Partners sign merger agreement, Brown drops objection

PROVIDENCE — Care New England Health System and Partners HealthCare of Massachusetts have signed a definitive agreement to merge, moving ahead in the process...
UMASS DARTMOUTH professor Pamela Karimi was awarded the 2018 Manning Prize for teaching along with faculty from the four other UMass campuses. Above, from left to right, UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney, UMass Amherst professor Linda Isbell, UMass President Marty Meehan, UMass Boston professor Olivia Weisser, UMass Lowell lecturer Deborah Finch, UMass Dartmouth professor Pamela Karimi, UMass Lowell alum and prize co-founder Donna Manning, UMass Medical School professor Anne Gilroy, UMass Lowell alum, prize co-founder and Board of Trustees Chairman Rob Manning, UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Robert E. Johnson, UMass Amherst Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy, UMass Medical School Chancellor Michael Collins and UMass Boston Chancellor Barry Mills. / COURTESY UMASS DARTMOUTH/ROB CARLIN

UMass Dartmouth’s Karimi awarded 2018 Manning Prize

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth professor Pamela Karimi received the Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching, UMass announced Wednesday.The state school system...
THE AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGE in Providence County in the fourth quarter of 2017 was $1,116, just above the national average.

BLS: Providence County weekly wage increases 3.2% in 2017 Q4

PROVIDENCE – Providence County’s average weekly wage in the fourth quarter of 2017 was $1,116, a 3.2 percent increase year over year, according to...
THE AVERAGE SINGLE-FAMILY home sale price in Bristol County, Mass., in April was $300,000. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DERICK E. HINGLE

Mass. home prices up 8.7% in April

PROVIDENCE – The Massachusetts single-family home price sale increased 8.7 percent year over year in April to $375,000, up from $345,000 a year ago,...
IN SEARCH OF INNOVATION: The Universiry of Rhode Island's Bay Campus in Narragansett is the home of the Ocean Science Exploration Center and the Inner Space Center. They form the core of one of 16 projects that the state is considering for innovation hubs connected to URI. From left, Kyle Sidlik, media production, Holly Morin, marine biologist and education specialist, in the Inner Space Center. PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

PBN on WJAR-TV, May 21, 2018

Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss the newspaper’s most recent cover story and other...

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Sixteen applicants are vying for shares of $20M Rhode Island hopes...

Is the future of Rhode Island employment in microgreens? Or is it in super-fast, quantum computers, innovative new materials or promising cancer treatments?How does the state weed through multiple proposals for funds to help grow young companies, and identify the ones most likely to yield high-growth, high-salaried jobs that will remain in Rhode Island and not be transferred to...

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Four Ways to Start a Successful ERP Journey

ERP is hard, expensive, and risky. Most companies need it and many companies dread it. Fortunately, the last several years have brought with them a...

A Paper Company on the Cutting Edge

When Atlantic Paper & Supply opened its doors in 1948, the world of paper supplies and janitorial products was a very different landscape. There...

Creating Value Through Process Improvement – Part 2

Prioritizing Improvements Part Two of Two-Part Series In Part 1 of this editorial, we looked at how to set goals for your process improvement initiatives. This month, we...

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AP&S Welcomes Jonathan L. Cabot

We are proud to welcome Jonathan L. Cabot to our Business & Corporate Law Group. Jonathan L. Cabot’s practice involves mergers and acquisitions, commercial...

AP&S Welcomes Danielle E. Dufault

We are proud to welcome Danielle E. Dufault to our Business & Corporate Law Group. Danielle E. Dufault has a wide range of experience...

Sansiveri Promotes David Lieng to Supervisor

The accounting firm of Sansiveri, Kimball & Co, LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of David Lieng, CPA to Supervisor. David will manage...

Press Releases

IMAJ ASSOCIATES LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE AND WINS INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR IT

Richmond, RI (May 16, 2018)— It is with immense pride that Imaj Associates, Inc. announces that it has been named the winner of a...

International Customer Care Center Comes to Rhode Island and it’s all about People to...

With a newly expanded facility in East Greenwich, Rhode Island and newly appointed Leadership, DEWETRON Inc, one of Rhode Island’s quietly growing small businesses...

StrategicPoint Names Two New Partners

PROVIDENCE, April 30, 2018 – StrategicPoint Investment Advisors, LLC, an independent Registered Investment Advisor, announced the promotion of Richard J. Anzelone and Derek M....

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