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House Finance Committee to consider breaking with CARES Act tax provisions

PROVIDENCE – The House Finance Committee on Wednesday will take up a proposal to break away from federal tax provisions outlined in the Coronavirus...

Five Questions With: Wendy Kagan

Wendy Kagan is executive vice president and director of employee and community engagement for BankNewport. She was recently named one of the 2020 “Leading...

Fitch upholds BBB+ rating for Woonsocket, downgrades outlook from positive to...

WOONSOCKET – Fitch Ratings upheld its bond and issuer default ratings for the city, but downgraded its rating outlook from positive to stable amid...

Bristol County Savings Bank recognized for charitable contributions by Boston Business...

TAUNTON – Bristol County Savings Bank was one of a number of local banks named as top charitable contributors in the state of Massachusetts...

Rockland Trust receives ‘Outstanding’ federal rating for community activity

PROVIDENCE – Rockland Trust received an “outstanding” rating by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and Mass. Division of Banks in a recent evaluation of...

FDIC: R.I. bank deposits up 20% year over year

PROVIDENCE - Citizens Bank continues to dominate the Rhode Island market for bank deposits, capturing more than half of the $6.26 billion increase in...

More tax revenue, fewer expenses lessen FY 20 strain on state...

PROVIDENCE – The hit COVID-19 took on state coffers in fiscal year 2020 was not as bad as expected, thanks to a combination of...
WORTH THE RISK? Even Mark A. Male, executive vice president of the Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island, sometimes finds himself wondering if he should pay for flood coverage on his South Kingstown house that isn’t in a high-risk area. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Study: More R.I. properties face greater flood risk

Mark A. Male’s South Kingstown home is at minimal risk of flooding, at least according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s flood plain maps. Even...

New state partnership with Jobcase to connect job seekers with employment,...

PROVIDENCE - The state will partner with a national technology company to create a Rhode Island-specific online forum aimed at connecting residents with jobs...

Elorza joins coalition of mayors advocating for guaranteed income

PROVIDENCE - Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Wednesday announced he has joined a new coalition of mayors across the country calling for a...

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