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CollegeBound Saver announces $250 ‘Give Smart’ campaign

PROVIDENCE – CollegeBound Saver, Rhode Island’s 529 education savings plan, on Dec. 14 announced it is giving $250 to residents who start saving for...

PBN to host 21st Century Business Forum; Steve Forbes first guest

PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News will host the “21st Century Business Forum,” a free monthly webcast featuring executives, entrepreneurs, thought leaders and business experts...

North Attleboro man charged with distributing steroids, money laundering

PROVIDENCE – David M. Esser, 47, of North Attleboro, has been arrested and charged with conspiring to distribute anabolic steroids and money laundering, U.S....

Former Mattiello aide Britt acquitted of money-laundering charges, violating campaign-finance laws

PROVIDENCE – Jeffrey Britt, the former aide to House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, was acquitted Dec. 16 by R.I. Superior Court Judge Daniel Procaccini...

Neronha announces new team to address civil rights issues 

PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha on Dec. 10 announced the creation of a Civil Rights Team, made up of criminal and civil...

Providence to receive $500K for guaranteed income program

PROVIDENCE – The city will receive up to $500,000 to launch a program to give direct cash payments to its residents, the city announced...

CIC Healthcare expands COVID testing services to R.I. with Providence site

PROVIDENCE – CIC Healthcare has opened a COVID-19 testing site on the ground floor of coworking space CIC Providence at 225 Dyer St., WLNE-TV...

NBEDC unveils platform to connect bizs with regional, national resources

NEW BEDFORD – The New Bedford Economic Development Council has launched a new platform to connect local entrepreneurs with regional and national resources to...

R.I. man sentenced in money laundering email compromise scheme

PROVIDENCE – Sayon Balogun, a Rhode Island man who is a dual citizen of the United States and Nigeria, was sentenced on Dec. 4...

KSA summits provide marketing support to R.I. businesses hurt by pandemic

WARWICK – KSA Marketing is hosting a series of virtual summits to provide technical support to hospitality and tourism businesses that have been severely...

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