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Marine trades pull weight and more

A new report estimates that the total impact of the marine trades in Rhode Island was about $4.6 billion in 2016, or roughly 8...
CIVIC BOOSTERS: The Guild owners Devin Kelly, left, and Jeremy Duffy were recognized for their efforts to
create jobs and revitalize their Pawtucket neighborhood.
 / COURTESY THE GUILD

Guild owners honored by Pawtucket Foundation

JEREMY DUFFY AND DEVIN KELLY, owners of The Guild in Pawtucket, were honored as People of the Year by the Pawtucket Foundation during the...

Report: R.I. 529 plans rank well nationally

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island 529 education savings plan, CollegeBound Saver, was rated as one of the best 529 education savings plans in the...

Beacon Design creates 3rd annual Beacon House Ornament

LINCOLN – Creator of the White House Ornament since 1981, Beacon Design has handcrafted the Blair House Ornament for the third year in a...

PBN’s Top 5: Property & Casualty Insurers

PBN’s list of the top five property and casualty insurers, ranked by 2017 premiums. For more information, or to purchase one of our top lists, visit HERE or reach...
UNITED STATES millionaires lag behind the global average in environmental, social and corporate governance-related investments. / BLOOMBERG NEWS

Rich Americans are last in sustainable investing, UBS says

NEW YORK - American millionaires are lagging behind wealthy counterparts elsewhere when it comes to sustainable investing.United States investors ranked last among those surveyed in...
THE MIRIAM HOSPITAL, will use a $2.5M grant to partner with Project Weber/RENEW to offer substance abuse services to the gay and bisexual black and Latino community. / COURTESY LIFESPAN

The Miriam Hospital gets $2.5M grant for substance abuse treatment for...

PROVIDENCE — The Miriam Hospital will use a recent $2.5 million federal grant to partner with Project Weber/RENEW and the Rhode Island Public Health...
THE SHARE OF UNDERWATER mortgages in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area declined 1.7 percentage points year over year to 5.7 percent. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SCOTT MCINTYRE

CoreLogic: 5.7% of mortgages in R.I. ‘underwater’ in Q2

PROVIDENCE – At the end of June, 5.7 percent of mortgaged homes in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area had negative equity, a 1.7 percentage...
FEAST & FETTLE has reached its minimum crowdfunded fundraising goal through MicroVentures. The meal prep and delivery service will use the money to fund the renovation of a 2,600-square-foot commercial kitchen in East Providence. / COURTESY FEAST & FETTLE

Feast & Fettle hits minimum fundraising goals in crowdfunded capital campaign

PROVIDENCE - Feast & Fettle, a meal prep and delivery service, has reached its minimum capital goal in its crowdfunding capital campaign with MicroVentrues,...
UNEMPLOYMENT IN Rhode Island declined 0.4 percentage points year over year and 0.1 percentage points month to month in August. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

R.I. unemployment continues to decline in Aug., hits 4%

PROVIDENCE – After falling 0.1 percentage points month-to-month in August, the Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rested at 4.0 percent, per a report...
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