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Aspen Aerogels Inc. reported a $6.5 million loss for the third quarter.

Aspen Aerogels posts $6.5M loss in Q3

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. - Aspen Aerogels Inc. posted a $6.5 million loss for the third quarter, or 27 cents per diluted share, more than doubling...
A WOMAN OBSERVES items for sale during last year's Harvest Time Fair, hosted by United Methodist Elder Care, which has since become Aldersbridge Communities. This year's fair will be held Nov. 9-10 at two East Providence locations, Winslow Gardens and Linn Health & Rehabilitation. / COURTESY ALDERSBRIDGE COMMUNITIES

Philanthropy Calendar, Nov. 2, 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...
RECOGNIZING ­OPPORTUNITY: ­Gilbane Building Co. Vice President and Rhode Island business unit leader John Sinnott is flanked by Christopher L. Calderon, left, and Edwin A. Montas at the company’s Providence headquarters, where Sinnott oversees much of the local recruitment efforts to better match the company’s workforce with the local community. 

In an industry coming up short on workers, opportunities await

The construction industry (along with many other sectors of the region’s economy) is falling short of filling job openings. Some firms find themselves turning...

Support for startups is the surest way to build R.I.’s future

At times, the sheer volume of startup accelerator graduates can overwhelm the senses. What’s one more among this sea of startups? Yet that is...

Sensata reports $149M profit in Q3

ATTLEBORO – Sensata Technologies Inc. realized a third-quarter profit of $149.1 million, or 88 cents per diluted share, a 69.4 percent increase year over...

Magaziner honored for efforts to expand Crime Victim Compensation Program

PROVIDENCE – Treasurer Seth Magaziner earned a “Civic Award” from Crossroads Rhode Island for his efforts to expand the Crime Victim Compensation Program, Magaziner’s...

Embattled Fall River mayor fights recall effort

FALL RIVER – Embattled Mayor Jasiel Correia II wants to keep his job and is asking people not to support a recall effort.Correia, facing...

Reed announces $23.7M in LIHEAP funding for R.I.

PROVIDENCE – The state will receive $23.7 million from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program to help Rhode Islanders stay warm this winter,...
CORRECT COURSE? Investors have been hit by increased volatility in U.S. equity markets over the last month, leading to talk of a market correction. Has the powerful moves caused you to change your investment strategy? / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

Have the recent stock market gyrations caused you to rethink your...

In the last month, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has lost roughly 7 percent of its value from a record high set on Oct....

R.I. gets $500K for STEM apprenticeship program

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island received a three-year, $500,000 STEM apprenticeship grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the R.I. Department of Education announced on...
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