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Median price of single-family home in R.I. rises to $319.9K in...

PROVIDENCE – The median price of a single family home in Rhode Island in 2020 was $319,900, a rise of 12.3% year over year,...

Ruggerio submits bill to pause for-profit hospital conversions for one year

PROVIDENCE – Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio on Tuesday said he's filed legislation that would impose a one-year moratorium on hospital conversions involving for-profit...

Second round of PPP loans to start week of Jan. 11

PROVIDENCE – The Paycheck Protection Program will reopen on the week of Jan. 11, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced Friday in consultation with...
PROSPECT MEDICAL HOLDINGS has reached a settlement agreement that would end litigation related to the St. Joseph Health Services of Rhode Island Retirement Plan.

Settlement reached between Prospect Medical Holdings and St. Joseph Pension Fund

PROVIDENCE – Prospect Medical Holdings Inc. on Tuesday announced that it had reached a settlement with St. Joseph Pension Fund to purchase the remaining...
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE GREENHOUSE is now accepting applications for an upcoming virtual incubator program that will be held entirely in Spanish.

SEG accepting applications for upcoming virtual incubator in Spanish

PROVIDENCE – Social Enterprise Greenhouse is now accepting applications for a virtual incubator that will be entirely offered in Spanish, the organization announced on...
LARS TRODSON has been named executive director of the Block Island Chamber of Commerce. / COURTESY BLOCK ISLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Trodson named ED of Block Island Chamber

NEW SHOREHAM – Lars Trodson has been named executive director of the Block Island Chamber of Commerce, the organization announced on Monday. Trodson is the...
ECONOMIC ACTIVITY in New England continued to expand in October and early November, according to the Federal Reserve's Beige Book report.

The Fed: New England economy continued to expand in Oct., Nov.

PROVIDENCE – Economic activity in New England continued to expand in October and early November, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report released...
BANKRUPTCY FILINGS in Rhode Island totaled 106 in November 2020. / PBN GRAPHIC/ CHRIS BERGENHEIM

R.I. bankruptcies dip to 106 in November

PROVIDENCE – Bankruptcies in Rhode Island totaled 106 in November, a decline from 134 one year prior, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Rhode...

R.I. Convention Center Authority head McCarvill dies at 67

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Convention Center Authority Executive Director James P. McCarvill has died after a brief, non-COVID-related illness, the authority announced on Wednesday. McCarvill was...

Report: Increased cigarette tax rate in R.I. led to more smuggling

PROVIDENCE – A new report from the Tax Foundation found that following the increase of the cigarette excise tax in Rhode Island from $3.75...

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