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DEEPWATER WIND is a 'prospective tenant' in setting up an offshore wind hub in Brooklyn, according to the New York City Economic Development Corp. and Red Hook Container Terminal. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ERIC THAYER

Deepwater Wind interested in having hub in Brooklyn

PROVIDENCE – Could Deepwater Wind be setting up shop off the coast of one of New York City’s five boroughs?New York City Economic Development...
CAPITAL GOOD FUND, based in Providence, will offer $230,000 in financial relief, in the form of low-interest loans, made possible by a joint investment from JPMorgan Chase and The Miami Foundation to help evacuees from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands who were displaced to Florida by Hurricane Maria in September.

Capital Good Fund to help Hurricane Maria evacuees

PROVIDENCE — Hurricane Maria evacuees currently displaced in Florida will be getting much-needed financial assistance from a Rhode Island-based nonprofit starting Tuesday.Capital Good Fund...
THE NEW PROVIDENCE RIVER BRIDGE construction completion, originally scheduled for the fall, has been pushed back until the summer of 2019. / COURTESY INFORM STUDIO

Completion of Providence River pedestrian bridge pushed back

PROVIDENCE — Walkers and bikers alike will have to wait a while longer to trek across the Providence River via the new pedestrian bridge...
ASTRONOVA INC. President and CEO Gregory A. Woods received $703,224 last year. PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

AstroNova’s top exec Woods saw increase in compensation in FY18

WEST WARWICK — AstroNova Inc. President and CEO Gregory A. Woods’ total compensation rose 7.1 percent from fiscal 2017 to fiscal 2018, according to...

New Bedford’s Branco becomes Marion Institute’s new leader

ROBYN BRANCO, of New Bedford, was recently named the new executive director of the Marion Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to improving life within the...

Change is good?

Does your company have a high employee turnover rate? No: 100% Yes: 0%How often do you hire a new employee(s)? Every six months: 60% Longer than every two...

Lists: Rhode Island’s Largest SBA Loans

Just missed the list: 1. Ocean State Business Development Authority | Loan: $433,000 | Borrower: Scandia Ventures LLC 2. New England Certified Development Corp. | Loan:...

Lists: Rhode Island SBA Lenders

Total amount of SBA-supported loans: $38,770,800Cities with the most SBA-supported and -related loans: 1. Providence | No. of loans: 43 2. Warwick | No. of loans:...

Lists: Rhode Island Credit Unions

Re-ranked by net income: 1. Navigant Credit Union | Net income:$16.8 million 2. Pawtucket Credit Union | Net income:$16 million 3. People’s Credit Union | Net income:$3.2...

Lists: Regional Banks

Just missed the list: 1. Dime Bank | Market share: 0.1% | Regional deposits: $37.8 million 2. Milford Federal Savings and Loan Association | Market share:...
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