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RHODE ISLAND ranked No. 45 among all states in WalletHub's Most Charitable States in America 2019 report. / COURTESY WALLETHUB

WalletHub: R.I. ranks among least charitable in U.S.

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked No. 45 among states in WalletHub’s Most Charitable States in America 2019 in a report Tuesday. Rhode Island ranked lowest...
REHAB MASON Mike DeQuattro works on the deteriorated limestone strip at the top of the fascia of the Providence Public Library’s Empire Street wing in May. The library has been awarded $750,000 by the Champlin Foundation for the ongoing construction work. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Champlin Foundation approves $18M in grants for R.I. nonprofits

CRANSTON – The Champlin Foundation on Friday announced $18 million in grants that will be awarded to dozens of mission-driven organizations across Rhode Island. A...

Employees at blumshapiro pull above their weight

UNSTOPPABLE FORCE: Staffers from Blum, Shapiro & Co. PC line up and attempt to pull a jet plane during the MS Jet Pull in...

PBN named ‘Distinguished Newspaper’ for 2019 by NENPA

WORCESTER, Mass. – Providence Business News was recognized as a “Distinguished Newspaper” among specialty publications by the New England Newspaper and Press Association at...
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Signature volunteer programs keep Hasbro employees giving back

LENDING A HAND: Team Hasbro members Hannah Petrie, foreground, senior coordinator on the employee experience team at Hasbro Inc., and project engineer Bethany Whalen,...
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO


Starkweather employees help those in need

QUALITY VISIT: Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. assistant account manager Felicia DePasquale works with Bob Speaker, a senior resident at Hattie Ide Chaffee...
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Collette pitches in for PPL

BUILDING CONNECTIONS: Collette Travel Services Inc. employees Brianna Hardy (front), production design specialist, and Emily Bernstein, relationship specialist, construct bookcases as part of a...
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On a roll

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island account executive Phil Notardonato paints a wall in the main hallway of the Cranston YMCA during...
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