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BankRI parent company reports 62% profit increase to $32M

PROVIDENCE – Brookline Bancorp Inc., the parent for Bank Rhode Island, saw its second-quarter earnings rise by nearly 62% compared with a year ago,...

R.I. recommending universal mask wearing in schools

PROVIDENCE – With COVID-19 cases on the rise in Rhode Island, the state on Wednesday said it is recommending universal mask use within school...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Health says there have been 65.8 new cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 Rhode Island residents in the previous seven days, which the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines as “substantial transmission.”

R.I. COVID-19 cases increase by 145; no new deaths reported

PROVIDENCE – New confirmed cases of COVID-19 jumped by 145 in Rhode Island, with no new deaths reported, the R.I. Department of Health said...

Block Island officials drafting emergency ordinance for indoor mask mandate

NEW SHOREHAM - Block Island officials are considering an indoor mask mandate to address a notable uptick in COVID-19 cases on the island. The New...
RAISING THE BAR: Paul A. Suttell is poised to succeed Frank J. Williams as chief justice of the R.I. Supreme Court. /

Suttell named president of Conference of Chief Justices

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul A. Suttell on Wednesday was named president of the national Conference of Chief Justices. Suttell this week...

Governments, businesses race to reimpose mask mandates

Governments and businesses are scrambling to change course following new federal guidance calling for the return of mask wearing in virus hot spots amid a dramatic...

Citizens to acquire New Jersey bank for $3.5B

PROVIDENCE – Citizens Financial Group Inc. is once again expanding its mid-Atlantic presence with the $3.5 billion acquisition of a New Jersey-based bank, the...

401 Tech Bridge, Naval XC Northeast Tech Bridge launch $50K innovation...

PORTSMOUTH – With a U.S. Navy requirement for an unmanned surface vehicle that is low maintenance and reusable, 401 Tech Bridge and Naval XC...

SENEDIA to host virtual Defense Innovation Days event in August

PROVIDENCE – With last year’s event canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and this year’s event set to be virtual, the Southeastern New England...

IGT Global Solutions deploying cashless lottery for Washington

PROVIDENCE – IGT Global Solutions Corp., a subsidiary of International Game Technology PLC, has extended its lottery gaming systems contract to provide cashless lottery...

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