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CVS/Caremark donates $2.5M to health institute

WOONSOCKET – The CVS/Caremark Charitable Trust last week announced plans for a five-year $2.5 million grant to the Rhode Island Quality Institute. The institute...
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Small businesses: Bid now on federal jobs

There’s never been a better time for small businesses looking to sell products and services to the federal government. A backlash over the federal...
THE MIRIAM team shared its expertise but also learned plenty at Ha' Emek Medical Center. Above, from left, Carolyn Moalem and Larry Rich, of Ha'Emek; Jessica and Jeffrey Brier from Miriam; Dr. David Almog of Ha'Emek; Miriam's Dr. Gary Bubly and Lisa Baumhover; Ha'Emek CEO Dr. Orna Blondheim; Miriam's Michele Azevedo and Dr. David Boslough; and Ha'Emek's Mary Azriel and Dr. Tuvia Tiosano. /

Miriam team finds plenty to teach, learn in Israel

During a recent trip to the Ha’ Emek Medical Center in Israel, Dr. Gary Bubly and other staff members from The Miriam Hospital saw...
ROBERT T. GORMLEY is retiring in July from Citizens Financial Group, but he will continue to serve as a consultant for the company and to work with The Providence Foundation and RIPEC. 'I'm optimistic that Providence and Rhode Island can continue to flourish.' /

Citizens exec says he’s ready to retire<br> after 37 years in...

When Robert T. Gormley joined Citizens Bank in 1993, the company had $5 billion in assets and was a distant second to Fleet Bank...
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Watching the world on video feeds

If someone buys tulip bulbs from Holland, it’s entirely possible that they were inspected and graded by a system using Videology Imaging Solutions Inc....

URI teaming up with Sartorius Biotech

PROVIDENCE – The University of Rhode Island is to celebrate a new partnership with Sartorius Biotech Inc. of Edgewood, N.J., and the opening of...
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U.S. job gains slow in April, BLS reports

WASHINGTON – “Nonfarm payroll employment edged up by 88,000 in April to 137.7 million,” Philip L. Rones, deputy commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of...

R.I. Senate confirms 3 nominees to Arts Council

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Senate yesterday confirmed the nominations of Beverly Blais, Bill Brackett and Douglas Bennett to the board of the R.I. State...
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BLS: 1Q productivity rises 1.7%,<br> beats analyst expectations

WASHINGTON – Business and manufacturing productivity both increased in the first quarter while labor costs declined, according to a preliminary report released today by...

Quincy firm to develop Fairhaven Mills

NEW BEDFORD - After an extended bidding process, the city yesterday announced it has selected Dickinson Development of Quincy, Mass., to develop the Fairhaven...
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