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THE NUMBER OF mall loans issued since the financial crisis identified as “highest risk” has almost tripled to 29 this year, according to Wells Fargo & Co. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MATT TOWNSEND

Borrowers flee empty malls, and bond investors brace for fallout

NEW YORK - Things are getting worse for malls across America. So much worse that their owners are walking away early from struggling properties,...
ON TUESDAY, Brown University announced the receipt of a $31.6 million gift from Diana Nelson and John Atwater. More than half of the gift will fund the creation of an open plan lobby in the school's soon-to-be-built performing arts center. The couple are pictured earlier this year at the 2018 Big Bang Gala benefiting the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. / PHOTO BY DREW ALTIZER PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown receives $31.6M gift for performing arts center lobby, other initiatives

PROVIDENCE - Brown University welcomed a $31.6 million gift to fund a central convening space for the university's new performing arts center planned for...
THE AVERAGE PRICE of regular gas in Rhode Island and Massachusetts declined 5 cents this week to $2.72 per gallon and $2.74 per gallon, respectively. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

R.I., Mass. gas prices drop 5 cents, most this year

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island declined 5 cents this week to $2.72 per gallon, the largest...
SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP, Tribune Media and other local TV station owners have settled Justice Department claims they colluded to reduce competition in the advertising market. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO JONATHAN HANSON

Sinclair, Tribune settle Justice Department probe over ad sales

NEW YORK - Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., Tribune Media Co. and other local TV station owners have settled Justice Department claims they colluded to reduce...
RUBIUS THERAPEUTICS reported a $26.4 million loss for the third quarter. The company does not yet generate revenue.

Rubius reports $26.4M loss for Q3

PROVIDENCE – Cambridge, Mass.-headquartered Rubius Therapeutics Inc. announced a $26.4 million net loss for the third quarter of 2018 Tuesday. The company reported an...

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Despite false start, transformation of Jewelry District taking shape

On a recent gray, autumn afternoon, early rush-hour traffic was backing up along Point Street in the old Jewelry District in downtown Providence. Most of the traffic wasn’t coming from within the district. It was just passing through. Hardly anyone was on the streets, except for an occasional worker or student making their way through the hodgepodge of buildings...

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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

BankNewport Names Branch Sales Manager

BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Erin L. Mallo to vice president, branch sales manager. She will be...

Susan A. Pomfret Joins CrossCountry Mortgage, Inc.’s HECM Lending Division

CrossCountry Mortgage, Inc. has appointed Susan A. Pomfret as Senior Vice President of their HECM Lending Division. Pomfret joins with over 25 years in...

Narragansett Bay Commission Appoints Laurie Horridge, Esq. as New Executive Director

The Board of Commissioners of the Narragansett Bay Commission has named Laurie Horridge, Esq. as Executive Director. Horridge will take over operations of the...

Press Releases

The American College of Healthcare Executives – RI Chapter hosts Embracing Disruptive Innovation in...

On Thursday, November 15th, The RI Chapter of The American College of Healthcare Executives will host an event, Embracing Disruptive Innovation in Healthcare: Leadership...

Adelita Orefice Earns Certification in Healthcare Compliance

Providence, RI - The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® announced that Adelita (Lita) Orefice has successfully completed the Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) Examination, thus...

RIMI Radiologist Receives Prestigious RI Hospital Service Award

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) radiologist Dr. Ryan McTaggart received Rhode Island Hospital’s Service to Community Award for his leadership and contribution to humanitarian...

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