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Joseph Marshall, 90 /

R.I. Film Fest producer Joseph Marshall dies

NEWPORT – Navy Lt. Cmdr. (ret.) Joseph Marshall, 90, a founder and producer of the Rhode Island International Film Festival, which in August marked...
JOSEPH J. MarcAURELE, chairman, president and CEO of Citizens Bank of Rhode Island, will receive the 2nd Housing Hero award for leadership in affordable housing. /

House of Hope names MarcAurele a ‘Housing Hero’

WARWICK – House of Hope CDC today announced that its second annual Housing Hero award will go to Joseph J. MarcAurele, chairman, president and...

Gilbane exec among industry’s national leaders

PROVIDENCE – Daniel P. McConaghy, 39, Gilbane Building Co.’s senior vice president and regional manager, has been listed by Building Design & Construction Magazine...
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U.S. leading indicators index rises 0.1% in Jan.

The Conference Board today announced that its index of U.S. leading economic indicators rose 0.1 percent last month to 138.5 points (1996 = 100)...

M.S. Society’s R.I. Chapter wins national honors

WARWICK – The Rhode Island Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society was honored with the 2006 Pamela Cavallo Award at the annual National...

Are you ready to adopt a ‘West Coast Offense’?

The Super Bowl is always a good occasion to glean business insights from the world of football. The sport has become highly competitive, with...

$3.6M donation puts Newport Fed $1.7M in red

NEWPORT – Newport Bancorp Inc. (Nasdaq: NFSB), the holding company for Newport Federal Savings Bank, has posted a 2006 net loss of $1.656 million,...
Anna Wislocki, far right, and the rest of this group of law students from the Roger Williams University School of Law, will visit New Orleans next month to help hurricane victims. /

Ready to help in New Orleans

For spring break this year, about two dozen law students and faculty from Roger Williams University are heading south to New Orleans. But it...

R.I. awards $500,000+ for jobs partnerships

CRANSTON – The Governor's Workforce Board last week awarded its second round of industry partnership grants, totaling more than $500,000, to engage "high-wage, high-growth"...

<i>Reconsidering recent tax policy changes</i>

Given the state’s dire budget deficit, should the governor and legislation reconsider the continued implementation of 2006 income tax revisions? * No – 71.4% * Yes...
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