Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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A SHOPPER browses the aisles at a Wal-Mart store. The discount chain's fourth-quarter sales rose as it cut prices for the holidays. /

Holiday discounts boost Wal-Mart profits in 4Q

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, said last week that its fourth-quarter profit rose 9.8 percent, exceeding analysts' estimates, as discounts on toys...

NewportFed has a mixed first year as a stock bank

Newport Bancorp Inc., the public company created last year after the merger of the former Newport Federal Savings Bank and Westerly Savings Bank, says...
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A celebration of R.I. artists

Firehouse 13, a new arts space in Providence, is exhibiting the work of 28 artists who have received fellowship grants this year from R.I....

Charity care merits a serious discussion

The R.I. Department of Health has proposed new regulations that would require not just hospitals and nursing homes, but a wide range of free-standing...
PROPOSED new rules would require clinics such as Garden City Treatment Center in Cranston, above, to treat the poor for free. /

Proposed charity rules go beyond hospitals

New rules proposed by the R.I. Department of Health this month would require not just hospitals and nursing homes, but a variety of free-standing...
THE TURBINE HALL in the former South Street power station will house part of the Heritage Harbor Museum. Developer Struever Bros. Eccles & Rouse is also carving out retail and office spaces within the building. /

Reinventing a waterfront icon

Stepping into the darkened South Street Station power plant in Providence's Jewelry District is like stumbling upon a lost temple of the Industrial Age. The...

NHPRI gets grant to improve Latino health care

PROVIDENCE – Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island today announced that it is receiving a two-year $261,000 grant for a project, in collaboration with...
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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