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Five Questions With: Jodie Neville

Jodie Neville, an agent with RE/MAX Flagship, recently represented clients who purchased a Victorian-style home in North Kingstown 12 days after it was listed....

$16M in refinancing approved for Briarwood Meadows

WARWICK – Colliers International Boston’s Capital Markets has arranged a $16 million loan to refinance the 552-unit Briarwood Meadows, allowing owner The Driscoll Co....

Construction bid costs rising

PROVIDENCE – The cost of new commercial buildings rose in October as contractors tried to recoup fast-rising material and labor costs, according to the...

New Shoreham house sells for $1M

NEW SHOREHAM – A modern house on a private, 2.13-acre site on Block Island sold in early November for $1.1 million, according to Lila...
Parcel 28 has received interest from several developers in recent months. The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission is now issuing an RFP./COURTESY I-195 District Commission.

I-195 Commission seeks development proposals for Parcel 28 in Jewelry District

PROVIDENCE — Having received several inquiries about an available parcel in the Jewelry District, the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District Commission has issued a request...
CVS HEALTH received a B+ from the D.C.-based advocacy group Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families for its policies and practices regarding the reduction and elimination of potentially dangerous chemicals from its inventory. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE

CVS garners B+ in chemical elimination effort from advocacy group

WOONSOCKET –  CVS Health Corp. was awarded a B+ by advocacy group Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families in a report published Wednesday examining the policies...
THE CLOSING OF THE BRAYTON POINT power plant by owner Energy Capital Partners is part of a projected shortfall of electricity generating capacity that ISO-New England expects will increase prices in New England for power consumers.  / COURTESY DOMINION RESOURCES INC.

With demolition underway, Brayton Point rebranded for wind energy industry

PROVIDENCE – Once the largest coal-fired power plant in New England, the retired Brayton Point Power Station is being remodeled into a logistics port,...
A NORTH PROVIDENCE dentist was sentenced to three years probation and 280 hours of community service per year for diverting and failing to report $1.2 million in payments from insurance carriers and patients to his practice.

R.I. dentist sentenced to 3 years probation for failing to report...

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Lawrence P. Stephenson of Lincoln was sentenced in U.S. District Court to three years probation and 280 hours per year of...
RHODE ISLAND GDP increased at a 2.8 percent annualized rate in the second quarter, 1.4 percentage points lower than the annualized national GDP growth rate for the quarter. The Ocean State's GDP growth rate ranked No. 47 in the country. / COURTESY BUREAU OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

R.I. 2Q GDP growth rate 4th lowest in nation

PROVIDENCE – Gross domestic product in Rhode Island grew at an annualized rate of 2.8 percent in the second quarter, the fourth-slowest rate in...
THE NORTHEAST CPI rose 2.3 percent in October year over year. Bucking national trends, the utility gas CPI increased 4 percent year over year regionally in October, while the U.S. City average CPI for piped gas declined 2.1 percent. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/VINCENT MUNDY

Northeast CPI rises 2.3% in October

PROVIDENCE – The Northeast consumer price index increased 2.3 percent year over year, 0.2 percentage points lower than the average U.S. city growth, according...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am