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SIX RHODE ISLAND BUSINESSES WERE ANNOUNCED TUESDAY by the Social Enterprise Greenhouse as winners of the inaugural Best for Rhode Island program. The statewide initiative recognizes companies which leverage their business operation to positively impact society and the environment. / COURTESY SOCIAL ENTERPRISE GREENHOUSE

Six local businesses honored by SEG in Best for Rhode Island...

PROVIDENCE – In its inaugural Best for Rhode Island initiative, the Social Enterprise Greenhouse has recognized six local companies for their efforts using their...
R.I. PUBLIC TRANSIT Authority CEO Scott Avedisian said a $3.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation will allow the agency to make "critical" repairs on the Chafee Maintenance Facility in Providence. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ RUPERT WHITELEY

RIPTA gets $3.3M for bus maintenance facility

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Transit Authority received $3.3 million in federal funds to modernize its infrastructure, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and the U.S....
PERSONAL INCOME in Rhode Island increased 2 percent quarter to quarter and 4 percent year over year in the second quarter. / COURTESY BUREAU OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

BEA: R.I. Q2 personal income grew 4% Y/Y

PROVIDENCE – Personal income in Rhode Island increased 4 percent year over year to a seasonal annualized total of $57.8 billion, according to the...
DOMINION ENERGY has agreed to sell the Manchester Street Power Station in Providence as well as a power station in Pennsylvania for a combined $1.2 billion to Starwood Energy Group Global LLC. / COURTESY DOMINION ENERGY

Dominion agrees to sell Manchester Street Power Station as part of...

PROVIDENCE – Dominion Energy has entered an agreement to sell the Manchester Street Power Station in Providence as part of a $1.2 billion sale...
MELANIE DELMAN, president and co-owner of Lila Delman Real Estate, has died of breast cancer at age 61. / COURTESY LILA DELMAN REAL ESTATE

Real estate executive Melanie Delman dies at age 61

NARRAGANSETT – Melanie Delman, president and co-owner of Lila Delman Real Estate, died of breast cancer at age 61 this past weekend, the company...

U.S. consumer confidence unexpectedly jumps to 18-year high

NEW YORK - United States consumer confidence unexpectedly jumped to the highest in 18 years in September, according to a report Tuesday from the New...

Magaziner uses state pension fund to push for corporate accountability

PROVIDENCE – In overseeing investments made through the state’s employee pension fund, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner isn’t just watching the stock markets.His office recently...
THE S&P Supercomposite Homebuilding Index is down 21 percent year-to-date, on track for the biggest annual drop since 2008. / BLOOMBERG NEWS

Builders slump as U.S. housing market shifts to the slow lane

NEW YORK - The housing market is stalling, and homebuilder stocks are feeling the pain.The S&P Supercomposite Homebuilding Index is down 21 percent year-to-date, on...
INFOSYS PRESIDENT Ravi Kumar said that the India-based technology giant tentatively plans to open Design & Innovation hub in Providence in early December. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Infosys targets Providence hub opening for December

PROVIDENCE – India-based technology giant Infosys Ltd. tentatively plans to open for business in Providence in early December, Infosys President Ravi Kumar said Monday.Speaking...
GOV. GINA M RAIMONDO and the R.I. Department of Education announced a new program that would offer high school juniors from low-income families to financial incentives prepare for the college application process. /PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

New RIDE program pays low-income high school juniors to prepare for...

PROVIDENCE – High school juniors may now be eligible for up to $2,000 in short- and long-term payments to help afford college preparation tasks,...
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