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THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE of Rhode Island has reached a partnership agreement with the Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College Charter High School./ COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

CCRI partners with charter high school for ‘seamless pathway’ to nursing...

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island is partnering with a nursing charter high school to remove barriers and provide a "seamless pathway"...
GAMBLERS LOST $1.5 million on sports betting in Rhode Island in March. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ JUSTIN CHIN

R.I. sports bettors lose $1.5M amid March Madness

PROVIDENCE – Sports betting revenue after payouts in Rhode Island was $1.5 million in March, a sharp turnaround from an $890,623 loss in February,...
EXPLORE NEW ENGLAND has entered into a strategic partnership with Visit New England and has acquired the assets of New England Boating, New England Fishing and New England Golf & Leisure from Lighthouse Media Solutions.

Explore New England forms partnership with Visit New England, acquires assets...

WARWICK – Visit New England and Explore New England have entered into a strategic partnership at the same time that ENE has acquired the...

Savings Institute Bank to be acquired by Berkshire Hills pending approval

PROVIDENCE – Boston-based Berkshire Hills Bancorp’s $180 million acquisition of Savings Institute Bank & Trust Co., including its Rhode Island operations, is expected to...

Five Questions With: Stephen J. White

Stephen J. White has held the position of president and CEO of Westerly Community Credit Union for the last 19 of his 39 years...

Survey: Bank branches main channel for Americans seeking loans, advisers

PROVIDENCE – Research undertaken by GlobalData, a London-based data and analytics company, shows that United States banks should limit branch closures despite the growth...

R.I. Infrastructure Bank finances new round of wastewater projects

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank is providing $47.3 million in financing for wastewater, sewer and stormwater projects for the Narragansett Bay Commission and...

SBA to host ‘matchmaker’ event for food-related entrepreneurs, lenders

WARREN – The U.S. Small Business Administration will host a “matchmaker” event on Tuesday, April 30, for small businesses in food-related industries to meet...
RHODE ISLAND was found to have the fourth-fastest average internet speed in the United States. / COURTESY HIGHSPEEDINTERNET.COM

Report: R.I. has 4th-fastest internet speeds in U.S.

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island had the fourth-highest internet speeds in the United States, according to a recent report from HighSpeedInternet.com.The report said that the...
A $1.8 MILLION fishing pier will be built at Rocky Point State Park. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

$1.8M fishing pier to be built at Rocky Point

WARWICK – A new $1.8 million wooden fishing pier will be built at Rocky Point State Park, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management and...
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