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RICHARD DUMONT, owner of R.N.D. Builders in Seekonk, had to drop everything to serve a year-long tour in Iraq with the R.I. Army National Guard. Above, he works on a house his company is building in Cumberland. /

Paying a price for their service

Richard Dumont was in the process of building two houses and one home addition in November 2003 when he received notification of his deployment...

Bills would narrow gaps in premiums

An alliance of businesses and consumer advocates is pushing for a major overhaul of Rhode Island’s small-group health insurance market, promoting legislation that would...

U.S. banks reap profits from China connections

Citizens Financial Group and Bank of America are among a vanguard of large U.S. banks that have bought stakes in Chinese banks and forged...

CVS and Caremark vote to approve $27B merger

Shareholders of Caremark Rx Inc., the second-largest U.S. drug-benefits manager, approved the $27 billion acquisition by pharmacy chain CVS Corp. on March 16 at...

Citing controversy, Wal-Mart<br> abandons bank plan

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has scrapped plans to open its own bank, ending a two-year controversy that roiled financial-services companies that feared direct competition from...
THE MS 150 BIKE TOUR, a  Multiple Sclerosis Society fundraiser, now in its 20th year, has been drawing increasing participation from Fidelity employees and their families. /

Charitable events pay off for Fidelity

Fidelity Investments’ participation in the MS 150 Bike Tour for multiple sclerosis has grown since the company began investing in the event eight years...

Consumer-driven health plans<br> really contain costs

In December 2005, LFI Inc. faced the unpleasant exercise of renewing our health insurance policy. With no significant changes, the new premiums on our...

Slower profit growth leads to 12% pay cut<br> for Citizens CEO

PROVIDENCE – Citizens Financial Group Chairman and CEO Lawrence K. Fish’s total compensation last year fell 12 percent to $12.9 million, according to a...

Amica hires Mass. firm for high-speed wireless

LINCOLN – Amica Mutual Insurance Co. has signed a deal with Intelligent Compression Technologies Inc. of Quincy, Mass., a subsidiary of ViaSat Inc., to...

For nonprofits, now may be the time to build

While many nonprofit organizations are debt-averse, there are compelling reasons why they may find it better to build now rather than later, including construction...
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