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Senate confirms Salisbury for permanent director for Department of Corrections 

Wayne Salisbury Jr. will continue to direct the R.I. Department of Corrections, the Senate confirmed in a 32-4 vote Thursday afternoon.  Voting against Gov. Daniel...

Fall River names new school superintendent; committee member quits in protest

FALL RIVER – The city has a new superintendent of schools, following a contentious vote that's also left the school committee with a sudden...

UNFI eliminating chief operating officer position

PROVIDENCE - United Natural Foods Inc. is making another change in its leadership.  The company is eliminating its chief operating officer position, according to a...
GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE’S job approval rating is 37% in the COVID-19 Consortium for Understanding the Public’s Policy Preferences Across States latest poll conducted between April and May. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Poll: McKee’s job approval rating at 37%

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee’s job approval rating is in line with his fellow New England governors, according to a poll from the...

Frost named president of Lifespan and chief of operations at Rhode...

PROVIDENCE – Sarah Frost will take over as chief of hospital operations for Lifespan and president of both Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children’s...
RHODE ISLAND FC named David Peart its club president on Friday. Most recently, Peart spent the past decade as general manager of AT&T Sports Network/Space City Sports Network, the regional sports network for the Houston Astros and Houston Rockets. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FC

Rhode Island FC names replacement for team president

PAWTUCKET – Rhode Island FC has hired its second president in its first season.  David Peart, an executive with more than 30 years of sports...

PBN recognizes top Business Women of 2024

PROVIDENCE – Maria Gemma-Corcelli believes that everyone put on this earth has a purpose and sometimes, she said, you have to find that purpose. Gemma-Corcelli,...
PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS has named 34 honorees for the 2024 Business Women Awards program.

Gemma Foundation’s Gemma-Corcelli, Day Pitney’s Evangelista among PBN’s 2024 Business Women...

PROVIDENCE – Maria Gemma-Corcelli, executive director of the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation, has been selected by Providence Business News as this year’s...

RIPTA CEO Avedisian submits resignation letter after being charged in fender...

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Public Transit Authority CEO Scott Avedisian on Thursday submitted to Gov. Daniel J. McKee his resignation letter after being charged with...

Former state director settles ethics complaint for $5K

PROVIDENCE – A former state director has agreed to settle a state ethics complaint for $5,000 tied to his alleged bad behavior during a...
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