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THE CONSUMER PRICE Index for the Northeast region of the U.S. increased 2.7 percent year over year in July, compared with a 2.9 percent increase in the average U.S. city. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Northeast CPI increases 2.7% in July

PROVIDENCE – The Consumer Price Index in the Northeast region increased 2.7 percent year over year in July, compared with 2.9 percent nationally, according...

Ocean State Job Lot partners up to bring wellness to 131...

Healthiest Employees: 2,000-4,999 Employees | #5. Ocean State Job Lot CEO (or equivalent): Marc Perlman Number of employees: 2,305Ocean State Job Lot in North Kingstown, a...

PBN’s Top 5: Engineering Firms

PBN’s list of the top five engineering firms, ranked by number of licensed engineers. For more information, or to purchase one of our top lists, visit HERE or reach...

Tronc soars on report that it may sell newspapers to buyout...

NEW YORK - Tronc Inc., the publishing chain that owns the Chicago Tribune, rallied the most in six months on a report that it’s considering...

Tribune files $1B suit against Sinclair as deal scrapped

NEW YORK -Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.’s bid to become a nationwide powerhouse collapsed as Tribune Media Co. withdrew from a planned merger that drew...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO announced Wednesday a plan to help Rhode Islanders in recovery land jobs and skills training opportunities through a $4 million, federally-funded initiative. Rhode Island College President Frank D. Sanchez, left, will co-chair an ad-hoc committee to generate guidelines which local businesses can follow to be known as "recovery friendly." / COURTESY

New initiative to match Rhode Islanders in recovery with jobs

PROVIDENCE - In an effort to reach Rhode Islanders in recovery and match them with open jobs and skills training opportunities, on Wednesday, Gov....

Reed announces $825K to facilitate marine highway project at Port of...

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The Quonset Development Corp. has received $855,200 to purchase new yard equipment that will assist the Port of Davisville with handling...

Job openings in U.S. increased to 6.66M in June

NEW YORK - United States job openings edged higher in June, providing evidence of a job market that’s still tight with Americans feeling confident...

Tariffs prompt U.S. manufacturers to review plans: Fed survey

NEW YORK - America’s escalating trade dispute with China and other trading partners has prompted almost a fifth of United States businesses including about...
HASBRO EXTENDED its contract with Chairman and CEO Brian Goldner through Dec. 31, 2022, and increased his base salary to $1.6 million. / COURTESY HASBRO

Hasbro extends Goldner, expands Frascotti’s role to president and chief operating...

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. has extended Chairman and CEO Brian D. Goldner’s contract two years through Dec. 31, 2022, the company announced Tuesday.Goldner has...
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