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BAYCOAST BANK received a $235,200 grant from the Workforce Training fund Program in Massachusetts to train 371 workers over the next two years. The bank also expects to create 30 positions by 2021. / COURTESY BAYCOAST BANK

BayCoast Bank receives $235K from Mass. for worker training

SWANSEA – BayCoast Bank was awarded $235,200 from the Mass. Workforce Training Fund Program to help 371 workers grow in their jobs and increase...
SANTANDER BANK awarded 12 grants for local nonprofit efforts to aid low- to moderate-income communities in the fields of affordable housing, community services, economic and small business development, financial education development, neighborhood revitalization and workforce development. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANGEL NAVARRETE

Santander awards grants to 12 local nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – Santander Bank committed $4 million nationwide to nonprofit organizations that support low- and moderate-income individuals, families and communities in the bank’s United...
R.I. GENERAL TREASURER Seth Magaziner announced that any baby born on or adopted non May 29 will receive an additional $529 to a CollegeBoundSaver account. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

General Treasurer to award $529 grants on May 29 for 529...

PROVIDENCE – Babies born or adopted on Wednesday in Rhode Island will receive an additional $529 deposited into a CollegeBoundSaver account, in celebration of...

Survey: Businesses see instant-payment networks as way of future

PROVIDENCE – If they haven’t done it already, 41% of businesses are setting up “real-time” payment networks or are discussing it with their banks,...

Five Questions With: Edythe M. De Marco

Edythe M. De Marco, managing director and wealth-management adviser at The De Marco-McCarthy Group at Merrill Lynch/Bank of America in Providence, has been recognized...

R.I. Infrastructure Bank highlights projects during ‘Infrastructure Week’

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Infrastructure Bank marked “Infrastructure Week” with a series of announcements on water treatment and road improvement projects, and a key...

Bristol County Savings Bank names 2 new exec. VPs

TAUNTON – Jeffrey Kolarik and John Silva have been promoted to executive vice president positions at Bristol County Savings Bank, the bank announced.Kolarik was...

Gowrie Group launches ‘classic yacht’ insurance

NEWPORT – Gowrie Group, an independent marine insurance agency, is launching a “classic yacht” insurance program for high-end wooden-boat owners.To be eligible, boats must...
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, PHIL MASON of ServiceMaster by Mason; Elizabeth Eckel, chief marketing officer for The Washington Trust Co.; and Beth Markowski-Roop of ServiceMaster by Mason pose with donated peanut butter at Washington Trust's Westerly Branch as ServiceMaster by Mason delivers boxes of peanut butter to Washington Trust's 19th annual Peanut Butter Drive. / COURTESY THE WASHINGTON TRUST CO.

Washington Trust collects 3.4 tons of peanut butter during annual drive

WESTERLY — About 6,800 pounds, or 3.4 tons, of peanut butter were collected for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and 12 area food...
DEDICATED ADVOCATE: Rhode Island Black Business Association President Lisa Ranglin says RIBBA aims to identify and remove systemic barriers of race and ethnicity in business. 
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Banker battles disparity in wages, opportunity

Business Women Awards 2019 | HONOREE Lisa Ranglin, Rhode Island Black Business AssociationFor Lisa Ranglin – risk and compliance manager for Providence-based Citizens Bank –...
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