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Economic Activity

Arpin named Moving Supplier of Year

EAST GREENWICH – U.S. and international household goods forwarder Arpin Group Inc., parent of Arpin International Group and Arpin Van Lines, today announced it...

Amgen warns against TRC mini-tender offer

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN) has recommended that shareholders reject a bid by TRC Capital Corp. to purchase up to 1.5...
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Tempting tourists’ taste buds

Cindy Salvato started her behind-the-scenes Federal Hill tours as a reward for her students. If they worked hard in her Johnson & Wales University...
HOMEOWNER Eleanor Martin, who managed to escape an ARM whose payments would have risen beyond her means, spoke at U.S. Sen. Jack Reed's unveiling of legislation to expand federal foreclosure-prevention services. /

Reed unveils bill to help homeowners in trouble

In response to climbing foreclosure rates in Rhode Island and around the nation, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed has helped to create HOPE, in the...
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Brown team creates a new way to visualize music

“Fantasia” was the pioneer, with whole stories set to classical music. Today, it’s iPods and computer MP3 players that run algorithms – some simple,...

R.I. gets $1.6M to help clean brownfields

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week awarded 10 grants totaling $1.6 million to Rhode Island communities to help them assess, clean up and...
WAL-MART has been making its stores more energy-efficient to improve its bottom line. Above, a store in Kansas City, Mo., where the cases have LED lighting. /

Businesses seeing value of efficiency

Until recently, energy efficiency was seen by many industry leaders as an expensive proposition that may benefit the environment but might not benefit the...
THOMAS NILES, executive vice president of The Procaccianti Group, shows an artist?s concept for what is now the parking lot of Newport Grand. /

Procaccianti outlines Newport plan to local leaders

When The Procaccianti Group first presented its O2 Newport proposal last month, the developer said it would solicit extensive public input to flesh out...

Bay State foreclosures up 355%<br> as home sales slow

As the housing market in Massachusetts continued to weaken, foreclosure auctions rose 355 percent in April to the highest level in years, according to...

U.S. industrial output <br>outpaces forecasts in April

Industrial production in the United States rose more than forecast last month as cold weather boosted electricity demand and manufacturers stepped up output after...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am