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SmartAsset: Brown again has best value among R.I. schools

PROVIDENCE – For the third year in a row, Brown University has the best value among Rhode Island higher education institutions, according to SmartAsset.The...

Pawtucket orders impact study of possible sites for new PawSox ballpark

PAWTUCKET – The city has commissioned an economic-impact study of potential locations for a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox, WPRI-TV CBS 12...

Atlantis Charter School moves closer to new $35M facility

FALL RIVER – The Atlantis Charter School held a topping-out ceremony April 10 in celebration of the final beam being placed on its new...

N.B. parking garage’s $5M upgrade won’t cost taxpayers

NEW BEDFORD – Mayor Jon Mitchell on April 10 revealed plans for a $5 million upgrade of the Elm Street Parking Garage that won’t...
SELF-HELP: Ferguson Perforating in Providence expanded in 2015 and 2016 without the help of state or city tax incentives. Above, David Silva moves rolls of sheet metal with a hydraulic lift. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Growing business in R.I. is not an insurmountable task

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has made creating jobs in Rhode Island a centerpiece of her administration, and to that end has built or modified...

The state has handed out millions of dollars in incentives to...

Government incentives tied to job creation or real estate development are intended to keep businesses in Rhode Island, attract new employers and spur economic...
CONCERNED AGENT: Ernest Shaghalian Jr., owner of Alpine Insurance Agency in Cranston, talks with Mary-Margaret Trigo, client-services representative. Shaghalian is concerned owners aren’t currently covered by insurance when their cars are used for ride-hailing purposes in Rhode Island. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Car owners not covered by Uber insurance policy in R.I.

The debate about how to regulate popular ride-hailing companies, including Uber and Lyft, isn’t over in Rhode Island, as gaps in coverage are raising...
ON A MISSION: From left, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island officials Ed Curis, policy analyst; David Burnett, chief of staff; and Ericka Moore, sales and marketing representative, meet at the nonprofit’s Providence office. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Stakes high for NHPRI in Medicaid debate

As Congress has convulsed over efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act, health insurers in Rhode Island who specialize in Medicaid customers are trying...
AARON REGUNBERG, R.I. Representative, D-ProvidencePBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

5Q: Aaron Regunberg

1 What is carbon pricing? Carbon pricing is a market-based approach to climate action. Here’s how our legislation works: It places a fee on carbon...
PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Most-read stories during March 2017 on PBN.com

1 Raimondo looks for tenfold increase in clean energy by 2020 POSTED ONLINE: March 1 Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Wednesday set a new clean energy...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am