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JWU to close Miami, Denver campuses as part of effort to...

PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University’s board of trustees has voted to close its North Miami and Denver campuses at the end of summer...
RHODE ISLAND earned an overall grade of C- on the 2020 Report Card for Rhode Island’s Infrastructure by the Rhode Island Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. gets C- on infrastructure report card

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island received a C- grade in the Rhode Island Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers' 2020 Report Card for...
BLUE CROSS & BLUE SHIELD of Rhode Island is proposing a two-month 10% premium credit for members due to the reduction in medical services utilized during the COVID-19 pandemic.

BCBSRI proposes premium credit for members due to pandemic

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island will be issuing a medical premium credit to members due to a reduced demand...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO will sign an executive order removing the phrase "Providence Plantations" in references to the state on all government documents as part of a new initiative to combat racial inequity in the state. PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNOPBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Raimondo, GA to remove ‘Providence Plantations’ from state documents

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will sign an executive order that will remove the phrase “Providence Plantations” from gubernatorial orders and citations, executive...
THE CITY OF PROVIDENCE has filed a class-action lawsuit against several pharmaceutical companies, including Jazz Pharmaceuticals, alleging a conspiracy to delay the manufacture of generic alternatives to the drug Xyrem, a drug used to treat cataplexy and daytime sleepiness in patients with narcolepsy.

Providence files lawsuit alleging anti-competitive conspiracy related to narcolepsy drug

PROVIDENCE – The City of Providence has filed a class-action lawsuit against several pharmaceutical companies alleging violations of state antitrust, consumer protection and unjust...
RHODE ISLAND unemployment declined to 16.3% in May as the state entered into Phase I of reopening. / AP FILE PHOTO/ STEVEN SENNE

R.I. unemployment dips to 16.3% in May

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's May unemployment rate was 16.3%, a decline from a revised 18.1% in April but still much higher than the 3.6%...
COVID-19-specific Unemployment Insurance claims totaled 524 on Wednesday. / AP FILE PHOTO/NAM Y. HUH

COVID-19 UI claims increase by 524

PROVIDENCE – COVID-19 unemployment insurance filings increased by 524 on Wednesday, to 173,299, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. Pandemic unemployment assistance...
THE R.I . HOUSE FINANCE COMMITTEE approved a revised budget for the current fiscal year that will go to the full House on Thursday./ PBN FILE PHOTO/ARTISTIC IMAGES

Key House panel OKs revised fiscal 2020 budget

PROVIDENCE – The House Finance Committee approved an $11.8 billion revised budget for the current fiscal year Tuesday evening, tapping the state’s “rainy day”...
ASTRONOVA reported a fiscal first-quarter profit of $432,000, a decline of 74.6% year over year, citing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Above, Astronova president and CEO Gregory A. Woods. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

AstroNova Q1 profit dips on pandemic impact

WEST WARWICK – AstroNova Inc. reported a profit of $432,000 in the company's fiscal first quarter ended May 2, a decline from $1.7 million...
GENERAL DYNAMICS ELECTRIC BOAT has reached a new PILOT agreement with North Kingstown worth $78 million over 18 years. / COURTESY QUONSET DEVELOPMENT CORP.

EB, North Kingstown enter pact boosting payments in lieu of taxes...

PROVIDENCE – General Dynamics Electric Boat and North Kingstown have reached an agreement that will result in the town receiving millions more in funds...

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