Home Authors Posts by Chris Bergenheim

Chris Bergenheim

1790 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

R.I. June unemployment rate second highest in N.E.

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s 12.4% unemployment rate in June was the second highest in New England, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Friday....
THE PROPERTY at 1000 New London Ave., Cranston, the site of Mulligan's Island Golf & Entertainment, is under agreement to be purchased by a developer, who plans to convert the site into retail and residential properties.

Mulligan’s Island Golf property under agreement to Mass.-based developer

CRANSTON – The 52-acre site of Mulligan's Island Golf & Entertainment is under agreement to be purchased by a Massachusetts-based company that wants to...
CORINTHIAN EVENTS LLC has acquired Newport Hospitality Inc. Above, from left, Corinthian co-CEOs Jill Tate and Courtney Church. / COURTESY CORINTHIAN EVENTS LLC

Boston-based firm acquires Newport Hospitality

PROVIDENCE – Newport Hospitality Inc. has been acquired by Boston-based Corinthian Events LLC, the special-events companies announced Thursday. The acquisition coincides with the retirement of...

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...

Stay up to date with PBN's Morning Call & Daily Edition newsletters.

- Featured Event -

Latest News