Government

Verizon gets OK for FiOS TV in R.I. ‘Area 6’

WARWICK – Verizon Communications has been granted final approval by the R.I. Division of Public Utilities and Carriers to begin offering television service via...

Feedback sought on waterfront park design

PROVIDENCE – Two upcoming public meetings will showcase the design for the parks that are to be created on two waterfront parcel made available...
U.S.-CHINA TALKS: Chinese Vice Premier Wu Yi, center left, chats with U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson today in Washington, D.C., as they and other delegates to the talks gather for a group portrait. /

Paulson terms China talks ‘very productive’

WASHINGTON – Two days of what U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. described today as “very productive” talks with Chinese Vice Premier...

Wu, Paulson face uphill battle in U.S.-China talks

WASHINGTON – As U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. and Chinese Vice Premier Wu Yi this week ponder ways of easing tension between...

Lacker: Fed shouldn’t rely on labor market<br> to control inflation

NEW YORK – Relying on a slowing economy to stem price increases would be a mistake, Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank...

PBN’s Myers joins 5 others<br> in receiving Metcalf Award

Providence Business News Staff Writer Natalie Myers was given one of seven Michael Metcalf Awards for Diversity in the Media by Rhode Island for...

R.I. EDC and RIMES announce new alliance

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Economic Development Corporation and Rhode Island Manufacturing Extension Service today announced that, as part of “a new alliance aimed at...

Study: Farmers’ markets may improve eating habits

KINGSTON – Farmers’ markets may help to encourage health eating habits, according to a study released yesterday by the Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program...
W.T. GRANT, constructed in 1934, is at 150 Main St., in the roughly 14-acre section of downtown Pawtucket that has been named to the National Register of Historic Places. /

Downtown Pawtucket is named <br> to National Register of Historic Places

Downtown Pawtucket has been named to the National Register of Historic Places, the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission announced today. “The architectural and civic...

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...
- Featured Event -

Latest News

Buy One, Gift One.

Two subscriptions for only $99!

Buy a one-year subscription to Providence Business News and get a second subscription free!

Offer expires December 31, 2019