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Pt. Judith capital raises $73M fund

PROVIDENCE – Point Judith Capital today announced it has raised $73 million with its most recent fund. The early-stage venture capital firm said it...
'THIS WAS a critical victory for our state and our kids, and I congratulate Attorney General Patrick Lynch and his legal team for their outstanding work,' said U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), who as attorney general initiated the first state lawsuit against paint makers. 

Paint makers must pay for R.I. lead cleanup

PROVIDENCE – Today at noon, Superior Court Judge Michael A. Silverstein ruled that Sherwin-Williams Co. and other former makers of lead paint must pay...

Paint makers must pay for R.I. lead cleanup

PROVIDENCE – Superior Court Judge Michael A. Silverstein today ruled that Sherwin-Williams Co. and other former makers of lead paint must pay the costs...
THE MERGER announced in November by CVS Corp. president and Thomas M. Ryan, left, and Mac Crawford, his counterpart at Caremark Rx, now will go before shareholders in March. /

Caremark shareholders to vote March 16

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Caremark Rx Inc. (NYSE: CMX) has rescheduled its shareholder vote on the proposed merger with CVS Corp. (NYSE: CVS) for Friday,...
TONY SADLER, left, vice president of operations services at Brooks, presents a check to Jennifer Laurelli, the museum's director of development. With them, from left, are Jaedon Sadler of West Greenwich and R.J., Michael and Morgan Hancock of Cumberland. /

Brooks donates $300,000 to Children’s Museum

Brooks Pharmacy has given a $30,000 grant to the Providence Children's Museum to sponsor Brooks Pharmacy Free Sundays through December of this year, enabling...

MultiCell Technologies works on cancer drug

LINCOLN – MultiCell Technologies Inc. says it has reached a milestone in its work to develop a drug to treat colorectal cancer, the third...

Startup signs deal with Brown, R.I. Hospital

PROVIDENCE – Corum Medical Inc., a medical device startup based in Providence and Sudbury, Mass., has signed a license agreement with Brown University and...

CVS delays shareholder vote on Caremark deal

WOONSOCKET – In light of the recent court decision delaying the Caremark Rx shareholder vote on the planned merger with CVS Corp., CVS said...
AFTER 10 YEARS as a legislator, Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts now has a higher-profile post from which to pursue her vision. /

Lt. Gov. Roberts gains new forum for policy issues, problem solving

An interview with Elizabeth H. Roberts Position: Rhode Island lieutenant governor Background: Roberts worked as a business strategy consultant, policy analyst and health care manager before...

Charity care merits a serious discussion

The R.I. Department of Health has proposed new regulations that would require not just hospitals and nursing homes, but a wide range of free-standing...

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