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BROWN UNIVERITY alumnus Orlando Bravo, a private equity investor, is donating $25 million to the university. Part of the donation will fund the launch of an economic research center./ COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown alum donating $25M for economic research center, economics faculty

PROVIDENCE – A private equity investor and Brown University alumnus is donating $25 million to the university to create an economics research center and...
RHODE ISLAND ranked No. 23 on the 2019 Bloomberg Innovation Index. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

R.I. ranks in middle of the pack in Bloomberg Innovation Index

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked No. 23 on the Bloomberg 2019 U.S. Innovation Index released this week. The organization said that Rhode Island had...
THE U.S. NAVY'S Columbia-Class Submarine project will be audited by the Pentagon’s inspector general on how well the Navy is overseeing development of the propulsion and steering system. / COURTESY GENERAL DYNAMICS ELECTRIC BOAT

Navy’s $128B nuclear sub project faces watchdog’s review

NEW YORK – The Pentagon’s inspector general plans to audit how well the U.S. Navy is overseeing development of the propulsion and steering...
TEXTRON INC. reported a profit of $179 million in the first quarter of 2019. / COURTESY TEXTRON INC.

Textron posts $179M profit in Q1

PROVIDENCE – Textron Inc. reported net income of $179 million, or 76 cents per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2019, a decline...

Clarke Valve CEO Kyle Daniels speaks at Texas innovation forum

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Control-valve manufacturer Clarke Valve presented a talk at the Innovation Agora at CERAWeek in Houston in March.The event is a forum...

Five Questions With: Tuni Schartner

The transforming of a historic school building into a co-working and meeting space in Newport is wrapping up, with a May 1 opening on...

Tech Collective hosts diversity in tech design panel April 25

PROVIDENCE ­– Tech Collective is offering free admission to an April 25 session on “Integrating Diversity, Equity & Inclusion into Tech Product Design” at...

Shipt to begin delivering Petco supplies in Providence April 18

PROVIDENCE – Membership-based online marketplace Shipt, which has offered same-day delivery in Providence from Target stores since last year, is adding Petco to its...

Naval War College debuts ‘NWC Talks’ video series

NEWPORT – The U.S. Naval War College has just debuted a YouTube video series highlighting its faculty expertise, entitled “NWC Talks,” the college announced.Each...
HARBORONE BANK CEO James Blake said the company plans to raise up to $300 million in stock offering this spring. / COURTESY/ HARBORONE BANK

HarborOne Bank aims to raise up to $300 million in stock...

PROVIDENCE – HarborOne Bank’s holding company, which bought Rhode Island's Coastway Community Bank last fall, plans to raise between $200 million and $300 million...
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