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GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO has announced an initiative to preserve Rhode Island's state parks and beaches through an increase in investment and an effort to modernize the state properties to accommodate and cater to visitor's expectations and needs. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Raimondo seeks to modernize, increase investment in state parks, beaches

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced an initiative to modernize and increase investment into the state’s parks and beaches Monday. The governor cited a...
TRAFFIC AT T.F. GREEN Airport increased 9.2 percent in 2018 to 4.3 million passengers enplaned and deplaned. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

Passenger traffic at T.F. Green increases 9.2% in 2018

WARWICK – There were 4.3 million passengers enplaned and deplaned at T.F. Green Airport in 2018, a 9.2 percent increase from 2017’s 3.9 million...
ROGER WILLIAMS MEDICAL CENTER has opened its new 12,000-square-foot Emergency Room. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS MEDICAL CENTER

Roger Williams Medical Center opens new emergency room

PROVIDENCE – Roger Williams Medical Center opened a new 12,000-square-foot emergency room last week, according to CharterCARE Health Partners. The new facility has 22 treatment...
THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION has made Economic Injury Disaster Loans available to small businesses and nonprofits affected by the Aquidneck Island gas outage.

SBA offers disaster assistance to small businesses, nonprofits affected by Aquidneck...

NEWPORT – The U.S. Small Business Administration has made low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans available to Rhode Island small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small...

UnitedHealthcare alters oral-health policies in response to opioid epidemic

PROVIDENCE – About 5 million Americans will have their wisdom teeth removed this year, with 70 percent prescribed opioid pain medication, and UnitedHealthcare has...

Five Questions With: Dr. Rishi Lulla

Hasbro Children’s Hospital recently named Dr. Rishi Lulla as its new chief of pediatric hematology and oncology. Lulla spent years as an attending physician in...

N.E. Medical Innovation Center expands to new Providence site

PROVIDENCE – It’s only been a few months since the New England Medical Innovation Center opened its Chestnut Street location, but it’s moving down...

RI Bio names new board of directors member, board chair emeritus

PROVIDENCE – Life sciences industry group RI Bio has named a new member to its board of directors as well as a new board...

URI College of Nursing names new associate dean of graduate programs

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Katherine Hutchinson will join the University of Rhode Island’s College of Nursing as associate dean of graduate programs and research this...
BANK OF AMERICA analysts predicted that a real deal with China on tariffs and full access to China markets by U.S. firms could cause a S&P 500 rally of 5-10 percent. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/RON ANTONELLI

BofA says a `real’ trade deal could vault S&P 500 to...

NEW YORK - With stocks rallying this year amid signs of nascent progress in China-United States trade talks, investors may be inclined to conclude...
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