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Providence Council members call for property valuation

PROVIDENCE – Some members of the City Council are asking for a valuation of all city-owned properties, as the council works toward finalizing a...
PLENTY OF ROOM: Tucker Quinn, a political science major from Warwick, studies alone at the Community College of Rhode Island in Warwick recently. Not many students are attending in-person classes in the fall semester. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Online classes don’t mean smaller tuition bill

The cost of a college education is going up through COVID-19, and the bills paid by parents or students this fall will likely reflect...
ROLLING WITH THE PUNCHES: Richard “Rippy” Serra, owner of Rippy’s Liquor and Marketplace in Charlestown, and office manager Donna McAdams roll coins brought in by customers. In an effort to combat the national coin shortage, Serra offers free coin rolling to customers to exchange their coins for dollar bills. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

For some businesses, coin shortage a test of their mettle

Rolling $800 in loose change into individual paper coin wrappers is not typically a service offered at Rippy’s Liquor & Marketplace. But amid a...

HarborOne Bank announces stock repurchase program

PROVIDENCE – While several major banks have temporarily suspended their stock buyback programs amid the coronavirus pandemic, HarborOne Bank is launching its own. The Brockton,...

Citizens: Public health, safety and affordability affecting students’ 2020 plans

PROVIDENCE – Public health, safety and affordability are weighing heavily on high school and college students, with more than half saying these concerns have...

Citizens: Business leaders concerned over data security on treasury management platforms

PROVIDENCE – Security is a top concern among business leaders who are increasingly reliant on digital software to manage their finances during the pandemic,...

Five Questions With: David A. Larocque

David A. Larocque was recently named vice president, chief compliance officer and director of risk management for Centreville Bank. Larocque has more than 14...

R.I. pension fund kicks off new fiscal year with $272M return

PROVIDENCE – The state pension fund earned $272 million in investments in the first month of the new fiscal year, according to the R.I....

R.I. Infrastructure Bank finances $30M in municipal drinking-water projects

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank recently announced $30 million in low-interest financing to four municipalities for drinking-water projects, according to a news...

BankNewport announces financial education scholarship winners

NEWPORT – Four 2020 high school graduates have been awarded $1,000 scholarships by BankNewport as part of its financial education program, according to a...

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