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Empowered Dems show muscle at Chamber event

If anyone had any question that the climate in Washington, D.C., has changed dramatically, the tone at the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce’s congressional...
JAMES R. CAPALDI tells PBN, 'I enjoy solving problems and interacting with the public.' /

Retired DOT chief now working in private sector

James R. Capaldi has joined The Berger Group as manager of transportation services. He will manage Berger’s transportation projects in the Northeast, providing...

Make insurers collect co-pays and deductibles

There was more bad news for businesses on future health care costs recently. Soon health care is expected to consume one in every five...

Bryant students win regional competition

SMITHFIELD – Bryant University’s Students in Free Enterprise group won first place in the Students In Free Enterprise Regional Competition, held March 22 in...

Hard work will deliver this fantasy

U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy had it right – the “sheer immensity” of the plan that The Procaccianti Group unveiled last week for Newport’s...

WPRI Channel 12 is local AP News Station of Year

PROVIDENCE – For the fourth consecutive year, WPRI-TV Channel 12 and its “Eyewitness News” have been named News Station of the Year by the...
R.I. GOVERNMENT staffing, from FY 1990 to FY 2008, showing the decline to 15,761.6 FTEs from 17,715 in the early 1990s. /

RIPEC: State needs ‘fiscal get-well plan’

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Public Expenditures Council today released its analysis of the governor’s proposed budget for fiscal 2008, and called for the...
2006 BROUGHT BankFive a new name, one new branch and the beginning of construction on two others, and a 6.9% increase in profits. /

BankFive reports ‘record year’ in 2006

FALL RIVER – BankFive Corp. (www.bankfive.com) today announced that its net income increased 6.9 percent to $3.3 million in 2006. “It truly was a record...

Providence Place parent boosts dividend 9.8%

CHICAGO – General Growth Properties Inc. (NYSE: GGP), owner of the Providence Place mall, yesterday declared a 9.8-percent year-over-year increase in its quarterly dividend.A...

2 LIN TV stations win Peabody Awards

PROVIDENCE – LIN TV Corp. (NYSE: TVL) today announced that its WTNH-TV of New Haven, Conn., and WISH-TV of Indianapolis, Ind., have been honored...
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