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Five Questions With: Dawn Arpin

Dawn Arpin is the director of marketing at BlumShapiro, where she is responsible for marketing and business-development strategy, advertising, public relations and community relations for...

Mechanics Cooperative Bank hires new VP for residential mortgages and consumer...

TAUNTON – The Mechanics Cooperative Bank recently appointed Steven Borgerson as vice president of residential and consumer lending. Borgerson will ensure the bank’s residential...

Baystate Financial raises $275K for charity in annual golf classic

PROVIDENCE – Baystate Financial raised $275,000 through its annual charity golf classic in June, using the occasion to honor Wonderfund and Lauren Baker, the...

Financial studies school graduates 84 from enhanced program

PROVIDENCE – Eighty-four students from banks and other financial services firms recently completed graduation requirements for New England School for Financial Studies, a program...
IMMIGRATION ACTIVIST: H. Jefferson Melish is a lawyer, as well as a member and activist on the South Kingstown Immigration Task Force and the Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. South Kingstown is the only municipality in the state to adopt a version of an ACLU ordinance that rejects local police cooperation with a federal program that deputizes local police departments to cooperate with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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Long-simmering divisions on immigration have boiled over nationally. Is the Ocean...

In March 2017 the Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union drafted a model ordinance that would reject local police cooperation with...

$eeds for $uccess graduates first group of learners

CRANSTON – The inaugural $eeds for $uccess financial literacy program created and taught by the business advisory firm BlumShapiro graduated its first batch of...

Five Questions With: David Hunter

In his early years on Wall Street, David Hunter developed an expertise in energy investing and was an early financier to invest in wind...

$250M school construction bond to appear on November ballot

PROVIDENCE – Last week’s approval by the General Assembly and the governor of the fiscal year 2019 state budget moved a huge project to...

Webster Bank hires Gillespie as senior vice president of brand marketing

PROVIDENCE – Colin Homer Gillespie has been appointed senior vice president of brand marketing for Webster Bank, reporting to Chief Marketing Officer Dawn C....

General Assembly passes bill banning fees for credit freezes

PROVIDENCE – The General Assembly has approved legislation to prohibit consumer reporting agencies from charging consumers a fee for a credit freeze.The legislation (2018-S...
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