Saturday, October 23, 2021


Tavares among 13 honorees for PBN’s 2021 Diversity & Inclusion Awards program

PROVIDENCE – Ralph Tavares Jr., the director of diversity and outreach for Roger Williams University School of Law, is among 13 honorees – 12...

Mayflower Wind commits to multimillion dollar fund to support workforce and economic development in...

PROVIDENCE – Mayflower Wind has agreed to a potential multimillion commitment to a new fund with the SouthCoast Community Foundation called The Mayflower Fund...

Brown Medicine internist honored for work in medical education

PROVIDENCE – A Brown Medicine physician has been honored by an international organization. Dr. Dominick Tammaro, an internist, received the 2021 Dema C. Daley Founder’s...

Lumetta donates supplies to Providence ¡CityArts! for Youth

PROVIDENCE – Custom-designed commercial lighting manufacturer Lumetta Inc. partnered with Providence ¡CityArts! for Youth this fall, donating a sizeable amount of recycled PET fiber...

Sojourner House, Crossroads R.I. to receive grants, training through Bank of America program

PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island nonprofits have been recognized by Bank of America Corp. for their work around homelessness services and affordable housing, the...

R.I. Foundation releases spending recommendations for ARPA funds

PROVIDENCE – Housing, behavioral health, workforce development and small business took top priority in the Rhode Island Foundation’s recommendations for spending the state’s American...

Butler & Messier Insurance names new president

PAWTUCKET – Bruce Messier has taken the reins of his family’s Pawtucket insurance company. Butler & Messier Insurance in a news release announced that Bruce...
GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE, center, on Monday signs new legislation that will ensure in-state tuition rates for Rhode Island students regardless of immigration status. / COURTESY R.I. OFFICE OF GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE

McKee signs legislation ensuring in-state college tuition regardless of immigration status

PROVIDENCE – In a ceremony Monday at the Community College of Rhode Island Liston Campus, Gov. Daniel J. McKee signed into law new legislation...
GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE believes that Rhode Island's businesses and venues should be responsible for crafting their own COVID-19 safety precaution policies. The result is a piecemeal set of standards that varies from venue to venue, and sometimes even event to event at the same location./ COURTESY DUNKIN' DONUTS CENTER

Venues’ COVID-19 protocols vary as R.I. leaves rules largely up to businesses

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee says it is up to individual businesses and venues that are operating in the state to craft their...
ALL THE ANGLES: Dan O’Day, director of Unit 42 at Palo Alto Networks, speaks remotely at the Cybersecurity Summit on Oct. 7 about the ways hackers are extorting businesses globally. The summit, hosted by PBN and the Tech Collective, was a virtual event.

Whose responsibility is it to combat cyberthreats at your company?

Cyber intrusions and attacks on businesses of all sizes continue to grow, according to panelists who participated in an Oct. 7 Cybersecurity Summit co-hosted...

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