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PANGEANS: Pangea.app is a startup created to link college students to gigs through an app. From left, Pangeans (users of the app) and Johnson & Wales University sophomores Marc Marasco and Jack Rittereiser with Pangea.app co-founder and CEO Adam Alpert, a Brown University graduate. In the background are JWU sophomores Deanna Tacmo, left, and Sam Farley.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

PBN on WJAR-TV, Sept. 17, 2018

Pangea.app offers college students a foothold in the gig economy. But like most startups, it's in a race to prove itself before the money...
MASS. GOV. Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency following explosions and fires related to gas lines operated by Columbia Gas. Baker criticized the company's response and put Eversource Energy in charge of the recovery efforts. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SCOTT EISEN

WCVB: Gov. Baker declares state of emergency following gas fires, puts...

PROVIDENCE – Following the gas explosions in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover, Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker has declared a state of emergency and replaced...
THE PROPERTY at 172-178 Fayal Lane in Middletown was sold for $1.4 million. / COURTESY MOTT & CHACE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Middletown horse farm sold for $1.4M

MIDDLETOWN – The horse farm property at 172-178 Fayal Lane was sold for $1.4 million, according to Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty Friday.The...
THE WEST ELMWOOD DEVELOPMENT CORP. and the R.I. Department of Health received $1.75 million over two years to improve educational, social and health outcomes for expectant and parenting teens and college students in Rhode Island.

West Elmwood Housing Development Corp. and RIDOH receive $1.75M to help...

PROVIDENCE – The West Elmwood Housing Development Corp. and the R.I. Department of Health received $1.75 in federal funds to improve educational, social and...
THE PONTIAC REGISTRY and The Tomorrow Fund will sponsor a three-day "Pontiac Celebration" classic-car showcase from Friday, Sept. 21, through Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick in Warwick. / COURTESY THE TOMORROW FUND

Philanthropy Calendar, Sept. 14, 2018

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com or research@PBN.com at least four weeks in...
WHAT TO DO? Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island, the nonprofit organization supporting the state’s official school vessel and tall ship ambassador, SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, announced the ship would be docked for an indefinite amount of time as the group weighs its financial future. 
 / COURTESY OLIVER 
HAZARD PERRY RHODE ISLAND/TED NEIGHBORS

Building a tall ship is much easier than keeping it afloat

Providence Business News first wrote about the Oliver Hazard Perry in January 2009 when BankNewport gave a $25,000 grant to help cover development costs...

Liberal arts college takes on job skills

With all the attention being given to improving the job skills of Rhode Island’s workforce, and rightfully so, it seems that many want to...

Raimondo promises to bring universal pre-K to R.I. if re-elected

PAWTUCKET – During a Sept. 10 visit to a pre-K classroom here, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she would guarantee “every 4-year-old a seat...

Mortgage delinquency in Providence metro 4.8 percent in June

PROVIDENCE – Mortgage delinquency of 30 days or more in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was 4.8 percent in June, a 0.7 percentage-point decline...

Organ donor advocacy group honors nine local hospitals for donation support

PROVIDENCE – The Workplace Partnership for Life has recognized nine local hospitals for their efforts supporting enrollment in organ and tissue donation registries.The organization,...
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