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BRYANT UNIVERSITY President Ronald K. Machtley was ranked as the highest-compensated private-college leader in the U.S. in 2017, according to rankings released Tuesday by The Chronicle of Higher Education. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Are you concerned that Rhode Island had the two highest-compensated private-college...

Retiring Bryant University President Ronald K. Machtley made more than $6.2 million in 2017. Former Johnson & Wales University Chancellor, CEO and President John...
U.S. JOB OPENINGS declined 561,000 to 6.8 million in November. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MIKE FUENTES

U.S. job openings decreased in Nov. to almost 2-year low

WASHINGTON – United States job openings fell in November to the lowest level in almost two years, indicating more employers see headcounts sufficient enough...

Foolproof in talks to sell brewery

PAWTUCKET – Foolproof Brewing Co. has received an offer for a sale, with initial terms that would keep the brewery open and in production,...

Waterplace unit sells at top price

PROVIDENCE – A condominium at Waterplace sold recently for $1.2 million at $634 per square foot, the highest price ever paid on a per-square-foot...

Centreville Bank awards $202,500 in grants to 6 R.I. organizations

WEST WARWICK – The Centreville Bank Charitable Foundation issued $202,500 in grants to six Rhode Island organizations, according to a news release. “Centreville Bank prides...

Santoro named Blue Cross 2019 BlueAngel of the Year

PROVIDENCE – For years, Stephanie Santoro has been a dedicated volunteer by working with the Rhode Island Oral Health Foundation and the American Heart...

Five Questions With: Elicia Spearman

The BOAT for Women is a free career-exploration program for women who may be looking to learn more about the marine trades. The program...
MIXED-USE: Pictured in the rendering are an indoor sports center, a 200-room hotel and a conference center at the site of the former Apex building in Pawtucket as part of a $400 million mixed-use development by Fortuitous Partners. The project includes a 7,500-seat soccer stadium, which can be seen at the top right. / COURTESY NEW HARBOR GROUP

Developer behind $400M project in Pawtucket recruiting private investors

Brett Johnson is quickly becoming a household name in Pawtucket, thanks to his development company’s plans for a $400 million mixed-use project anchored by...

Big question in Pawtucket: What to do with McCoy Stadium?

Pawtucket and R.I. Commerce Corp. initially sought proposals for “McCoy Stadium and Pawtucket Downtown Development.” But the winning selection, Fortuitous Partners’ $400 million soccer...
TAX GUIDES: Anthony Scorpio speaks with Judith Giannini at Mullen Scorpio & Cerilli in Providence. The certified public accountants help small businesses apply new tax laws, such as the Qualified Income Business Deduction. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Deductions, depreciation are adding up for some small-business owners

Small-business owners in Rhode Island are taking advantage of tax credits and cuts first made available in 2018 but which are becoming more commonly...
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