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THE HAMPTON INN & SUITES Providence/Smithfield was sold for $9.9 million. / COURTESY HOLLIDAY FENOGLIO FOWLER LP

Hampton Inn & Suites Providence/Smithfield sells for $9.9M

SMITHFIELD - The Hampton Inn & Suites Providence/Smithfield located at 945 Douglas Pike has been sold for $9.9 million, according to property records.The seller...
A TOTAL OF 13 online programs from five local colleges and universities appeared on the 2019 U.S. News and World Report Best Online Program ranking released earlier this week. / COURTESY U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT

Regional schools gain more recognition in latest U.S. News online program...

PROVIDENCE – More southeastern New England schools’ online degree programs were highlighted in the 2019 U.S. News and World Report Best Online programs report...
THE PARTIAL FEDERAL government shutdown is in its 26th day on Thursday. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JULIA SCHMALZ

Partial federal government shutdown having local impact

PROVIDENCE – As the partial federal government shutdown drags on, local effects on those reliant on federal programs and those furloughed as federal employees...
UNITED STATES jobless claims declined by 3,000 to 213,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

U.S. jobless claims fall to 5 week-low despite shutdown

NEW YORK - Filings for United States unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell to a five-week low, even amid a partial federal government shutdown.Jobless claims declined...

Providence commission approves plan to subdivide Blackstone property

PROVIDENCE – The City Plan Commission has approved a master plan that would allow the subdivision of the Beresford-Nicholson Estate on Blackstone Boulevard, according...

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Educating teachers is a shrinking business

Meghan M. Hill wanted to be a teacher since she was in the fourth grade.Of her chosen career path, the 23-year-old Scituate native said: “No two days are the same. … Building relationships with the students is rewarding, seeing how they grow and knowing you’re part of that.” (Editor’s note: This is the first in an occasional series of...

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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...

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William M. Dolan Named Shareholder at Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

William M. Dolan has been named Shareholder at Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C., effective January 1, 2019.Bill Dolan is a trial attorney practicing in...

Marc A. Lewin Named Counsel at Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

Marc A. Lewin has been named Counsel at Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C., effective January 1, 2019.Marc practices tax and corporate law. Marc’s tax...

Dr. Amil Qureshi named Medical Director of Providence Community Health Centers

Dr. Amil M. Qureshi has been named Medical Director of Providence Community Health Centers where he will have leadership responsibilities for primary care, clinical...

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Mitrefinch Offers Workforce Management, Time and Attendance Systems

In today’s complex world of rapidly-advancing technology, companies are constantly looking for solutions to work more effectively and efficiently. This desire to be better...

Lax & Co. Promotes Kristin Anastasiades to Vice President of Marketing & Strategy

Warwick, RI, January 2019 – Lax & Co. is pleased to announce that Kristin Anastasiades has been promoted to Vice President of Marketing &...

Executive Transition at Newport’s MLK Community Center: Warren retires, Strout succeeds her

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center announces a change in executive leadership. Longtime Executive Director Marilyn Warren has retired and Portsmouth resident...

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