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PBN front page from Nov. 3, 2003Fleet Rhode Island headquarters in Providence on Oct. 27, the day it was announced the the bank would be aquired

Change has been constant in R.I. banking scene

In just three years, a sign in front of a bank on Wakefield’s Main Street bore three different names. First it was Rhode Island...

Verizon launches wellness guide

Aiming to help consumers navigate the world of health care, Verizon has consolidated listings in a new "Health and Wellness Guide" in the Verizon...

Fed raises rate to 1.25 percent,<br> maintains ‘measured’ pace

Federal Reserve policy-makers raised the U.S. benchmark interest rate by a quarter-point to 1.25 percent and reiterated that further increases can come at a "measured'' pace, as...

If you want to get out, prepare for the best results

In this time of economic hardship, many small businesses want to sell out. But smart business owners are holding on, say brokers and other...

Library Notes

They don’t teach it in school, but it can be one of the most important lessons children can learn: How to earn, save and...

Women entrepreneurs setting the pace, SBA says

Women are starting businesses twice as often as men, according to statistics commonly cited by the U.S. Small Business Administration and other groups.That means...
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