Government

Protection from fraud

Has your company been the victim of one of the following? • Information theft – 75% • Financial mismanagement –...

Industrial uses are not in official mix<br> for Providence waterfront

Those interested in a resilient economy in Rhode Island should celebrate developers like Pat Conley who ignore the straitjackets that government places as the...
PUBLIC SERVICE: Amy Kempe took over as Gov. Donald L. Carcieri’s spokeswoman in July after a long tenure in the private sector. /

From pitching products to the governor’s public policy

Gov. Donald L. Carcieri’s new press secretary, Amy Kempe, hasn’t had time to frame photos for the walls of her Statehouse office. The office...

Providence leaders propose $60K cultural plan

Hoping to capitalize on the thriving arts industry in Providence, Mayor David N. Cicilline and the city Department of Art, Culture and Tourism have...

Five Questions With: Robert Donovan

The R.I. Health and Education Building Corp. has helped finance many projects for schools, colleges, hospitals and community medical centers in the last four...

BankRI wants your electoral projection

PROVIDENCE – Guess the winner of the presidential election, get a better return on your certificate of deposit and savings account. That is the premise...

Mass. alleges firms broke mortgage rules

BOSTON - The Mass. Division of Banks has issued cease-and-desist orders against three licensed mortgage lenders and a broker who allegedly made reverse-mortgage loans...

R.I. receives $20M housing help from Feds

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jack Reed’s office today announced that the Ocean State will receive $19.6 million in federal grants intended to prevent...

CVS: Probe of rival Longs’ bid is ‘highly unusual’

WOONSOCKET – Although the Federal Trade Commission’s interest in rival drugstore giant Walgreen Co.’s bid for the Longs Drug Stores Corp. is “not surprising,”...

Lopes to depart Common Cause R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Common Cause Rhode Island today announced that Christine Lopes, its executive director for the past two years, will be stepping down this...

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