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BankRI’s Richards appointed to Financial Planning Association of R.I. board

PROVIDENCE – Mackenzie Richards, a senior financial consultant with Bank Rhode Island, has been appointed to Financial Planning Association of Rhode Island’s board of...
GENERAL DYNAMICS ELECTRIC BOAT plans to increasing staffing and suppliers in Rhode Island for the company's work on the U.S. Navy's next generation of nuclear-powered submarines./COURTESY GENERAL DYNAMICS ELECTRIC BOAT

General Dynamics Electric Boat: Full speed ahead on submarine work

WARWICK – General Dynamics Electric Boat plans to add between 1,000 and 1,500 jobs in Rhode Island and grow its local network of suppliers...
THE SHUTDOWN of the Small Business Administration has paused approval of roughly $200 million in SBA-guaranteed loans per day since the agency was furloughed on Dec. 22, according to the Washington Post.

WaPo: Furlough of SBA affects over $200M in loans for small...

PROVIDENCE – The partial federal shutdown has paused approvals of new U.S. Small Business Administration-backed loans, the Washington Post reported Friday.The Post said that...
CVS Health CEO Larry J. Merlo announced the company's $100 million Building Healthier Communities initiative today at the National Press Club Headliners Luncheon in Washington, DC. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE

CVS Health pledges $100M to Building Healthier Communities initiative

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Larry J. Merlo, president and CEO of CVS Health Corp., announced a $100 million, five-year commitment to national community health and...
THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION'S effort to let companies with religious or moral objections opt out of Obamacare requirements that they offer free contraception coverage in their employee health care plans was issued a preliminary injunction in 13 states, including Rhode island, and the District of Columbia. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/KHOLOOD EID

Judge blocks Trump plan to revoke Obamacare contraceptive rule

NEW YORK - The Trump administration’s effort to let companies with religious or moral objections opt out of Obamacare requirements that they offer free...

American Lung Association uses $30K CVS grant for school policies ...

PROVIDENCE – The American Lung Association is using a $30,000 grant from CVS Health Corp. to help Rhode Island schools design, implement and enforce...

Five Questions With: Jane Sylvestre

Jane Sylvestre, a dietary nutrition specialist with the Care New England Center for Surgical Weight Loss, was honored recently as this year’s recipient of...

R.I. Hospital names Carayannopoulos chief of new physical and rehabilitation department

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Hospital announced Dr. Alexios Carayannopoulos as chief of its newly created physical medicine and rehabilitation department, a position he has...

PACE using $28K Champlin Foundation grant for new security system

PROVIDENCE – The PACE Organization of Rhode Island is using a $28,000 grant from the Champlin Foundation for a new, card-access security system safeguarding...

Women & Infants awards $50K for studies on preventive care, ovarian...

PROVIDENCE – Women & Infants Hospital has awarded two grants totaling about $25,000 each from the Constance A. Howes Women’s Health Innovation Research Fund...
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