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NEW MEDIA INVESTMENT Group has agreed to purchase Gannett for $1.38 billion. New Media owns and operates the Providence Journal. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ARTISTIC IMAGES

Are you worried that The Providence Journal parent company’s acquisition of...

New Media Investment Group Inc., the parent company of The Providence Journal, has agreed to purchase Gannett Co., the publisher of USA Today, among...

NBIC makes it clear the company cares about its employees’ well-being

Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island 2019 2-149 EMPLOYEES #4: Narragansett Bay Insurance Co.CEO (or equivalent): Timothy Moura, president Number of employees: 115NARRAGANSETT BAY INSURANCE CO. is dedicated...
DIGGING IN: Members of the CBIZ staff select fruits and vegetables during healthy snack day at the Providence office. From left are Patrick Quinn, CBIZ managing director; John Boyle, audit associate; Jeffrey Christina, intern; Monica Clark, executive assistant; and Annie Campbell, audit associate.
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‘Happier’ surroundings give CBIZ staff a boost

Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island 2019 2,000-4,999 EMPLOYEES #1: CBIZ Inc.CEO (or equivalent): Jerome P. Grisko Jr., CEO and president Number of employees: 4,722THE WORKPLACE at...

FM Global employees improve their well-being by helping communities

Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island 2019 2,000-4,999 EMPLOYEES #4: FM GlobalCEO (or equivalent): Thomas A. Lawson, CEO, president and chairman Number of employees: 3,767MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY...

Health screenings are just the start for PCU

Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island 2019 150-499 EMPLOYEES #4: Pawtucket Credit UnionCEO (or equivalent): George J. Charette III, CEO and president Number of employees: 248BIOMETRIC SCREENINGS...
MORE THAN PEDESTRIAN: South County Health employees, from left, Susan Woodard, Mary Phillips and David Fogerty join co-workers outside South County Hospital in South Kingstown for their regular walk around the campus for exercise.
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South County Health puts its expertise to work for employees

Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island 2019 500-1,999 EMPLOYEES #1: South County HealthCEO (or equivalent): Aaron Robinson, CEO and president Number of employees: 829SOUTH COUNTY HEALTH’S 829...
THERE WERE 190 bankruptcy filings in Rhode Island in July.

190 file for bankruptcy in R.I. in July

PROVIDENCE – There were 190 bankruptcy filings in July in Rhode Island, a 12.4% increase year over year, according to U.S. Bankruptcy Court.Of those...
The continuing drop in interest rates has made homes more affordable, but it has increased mortgage refinancing even more, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MIKE MERGEN

Should you refinance your mortgage? Fever sweeps U.S.

NEW YORK – Suddenly, mortgage broker Mark Livingstone is working weekends and spending his meager free time reading resumes, because he needs help handling the...

U.S. consumer credit increased less than forecast in June

WASHINGTON – United States consumer debt rose less than forecast in June as Americans whittled away at their credit-card balances following a big bump...
ACCOUNTING FIRM Citrin Cooperman, a longtime fixture in Providence’s downtown financial district, is relocating to another office closer to the Rhode Island State House.

Citrin Cooperman finds new home in Providence

PROVIDENCE – National accounting firm Citrin Cooperman has moved its longtime office in downtown Providence’s financial district to a location closer to the Rhode...
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