PURVIS SYSTEMS has been expanding its existing offices and has opened a new one in Phoenix. Above, marketing manager Richard Foster, left, meets with Antoine E. Gharios, director of corporate business development. /

PURVIS thrives amid growing focus on safety

PURVIS Systems Inc., a Middletown-based IT systems and service provider for the public safety, emergency management and defense industries that has been operating in...

Citizens gives backpacks to more than 12,000 kids

The Citizens Bank Foundation, through a grant to Recycling for Rhode Island Education, supplied more than 12,000 non-logo backpacks containing donated school supplies to...

Local council works to leave no Indian child behind

At a recent community forum attended by Sen. Juan Pichardo, D-Providence, and Community College of Rhode Island President Ray M. Di Pasquale, the topic...
THE FUTURE VIEW of the mixed-use development from street level along Iron Horse Way. /

Details of ALCO affordable-housing plan unveiled

PROVIDENCE – A St. Louis-based developer and its local nonprofit partners today announced plans to build 201 mixed-income apartments above a retail center and...

ALCO plans revised to include more affordable housing

PROVIDENCE – Developers today announced a plan to include 201 “mixed-income” apartments among the 700-plus units slated to be built in the American...

Fed finds racial disparities in loan rates

WASHINGTON – “The incidence of higher-priced lending for blacks and Hispanic white borrowers is notably greater than for non-Hispanic whites,” Federal Reserve analysts wrote...

RWU to pay Bristol nearly $42M over 20 years

BRISTOL – Roger Williams University today announced it will make annual voluntary payments of $150,000 per year to help offset the cost of emergency...

RWU, Bristol agree to payments in lieu of taxes

BRISTOL – Roger Williams University officials and Bristol Town Council members will join Wednesday in formally authorizing RWU’s new payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement, the university said....

Old idea turns out to be working well even today

With Labor Day freshly celebrated and concerns over economic insecurity and inequality rising, there is an understandable demand for new ideas to bolster incomes...

Neighbors share their creativity

After six months on the market, the arts space at Conley’s Wharf at 200 Allens Ave. is at 80 percent capacity, leasing space to...
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