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Providence launches grant program for microbusinesses

PROVIDENCE – Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Monday announced a new grant program designed to help microbusinesses recover from COVID-19-related losses. The Microenterprise Grant...

Are you satisfied with Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s ongoing response to...

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and other elected officials received strong support from PBN readers back in March for the job they had done up...

R.I. unveils 2 proposals for Cranston Street Armory

PROVIDENCE – Two proposals to restore and reopen the historic Cranston Street Armory were unveiled Tuesday by development teams hoping to form a public-private...
NEW CUSTOMERS: Cleverhood LLC owner Susan Mocarski stepped up international marketing when domestic sales of the company’s outerwear dried up earlier this year. International sales are up 450% since April. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Pandemic pushes some R.I. companies into foreign markets

When one market dries up, smart businesspeople look for another. For some local manufacturers, that’s meant more aggressively looking overseas during the pandemic. While the...

Don’t ignore threat of ransomware

As if businesses don’t have enough to worry about in a pandemic, add a growing number of ransomware attacks to the list. Tom Doyle, an...

SBA releases streamlined PPP forgiveness application for loans $50K or smaller

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Small Business Administration has released a simplified loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program loans of $50,000 or less. The application,...

Woman who collected donations for false cancer claim ordered to repay...

PROVIDENCE – Alicia Pierini, 39, of Woonsocket, was ordered to repay nearly $27,000 to family members, friends and GoFundMe after she falsely claimed she...

Providence City Council joins opposition to RIDOT bus hub plan

PROVIDENCE – The City Council has joined a growing number of opponents concerned over plans to divide up the R.I. Public Transit Authority bus...

R.I. Aug. cash collections total $289.5M, bolstered by tax filing and...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island cash collections in August totaled $289.5 million, an increase of 4% year over year, according to the R.I. Department of...

Newport receives $598K grant for coastal resilience plan

NEWPORT – The city has received a $598,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Economic Adjustment to develop strategies to protect...

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