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THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA have filed for bankruptcy due to claims tied to sexual abuse of children in its ranks. / BLOOMBERG NEW FILE PHOTO/ GEORGE FREY

Sex abuse claims drive Boy Scouts of America to bankruptcy

NEW YORK – The Boy Scouts of America sought bankruptcy protection to cope with a rising tide of claims tied to sexual abuse of...
A SUBSIDIARY of Sensata Technologies Holding PLC was found to be liable for $31.5 million in damages related to patent infringement related to tire pressure monitoring system products. / COURTESY SENSATA TECHNOLOGIES HOLDING PLC

Sensata subsidiary to challenge $31.5M ruling on patent infringement

ATTLEBORO – The U.S District Court of Delaware ruled a subsidiary of Sensata Technologies Holding PLC committed infringement of a patent held by Wasica...
HALF OF ALL U.S. adults have about $167 in some form of unused credit. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

You’re probably sitting on at least $167 of unused gift cards

SAN FRANCISCO – More than $20 billion in unredeemed gift cards and store credit is floating around the United States and there’s a good...

Survey: Citizens lags big banks on customer banking advice satisfaction

PROVIDENCE – Big banks’ digital advice offerings make them more popular with customers than their regional bank counterparts, including Rhode Island-based Citizens Bank. This was...

Five Questions With: Melissa Trapp

Melissa Trapp serves as senior vice president and investment manager for Bank Rhode Island and oversees the bank’s investment services program. PBN: What are...

Centreville Bank to open Providence loan office

WEST WARWICK – Centreville Bank is expanding to Providence. The local bank recently announced plans to open a commercial loan office at 66 South Main...

Citizens, WJAR-TV seek environmental nonprofit applicants for champion award

PROVIDENCE – Citizens Bank and WJAR-TV NBC 10 are seeking nonprofit applicants with a focus on environmental stewardship for their 2020 Champions in Action...

Report: New Englanders, millennials well-positioned for retirement

PROVIDENCE – Americans are increasingly improving their retirement savings, particularly those in the New England region, according to a new report from Fidelity Investments...
PIER 1 IMPORTS has filed for bankruptcy. / BLOOMBERG NEWS /LUKE SHARRETT

Pier 1 files for bankruptcy, seeking time to sell troubled chain

NEW YORK – Pier 1 Imports Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to facilitate a company sale after the retailer of eclectic home...
INTEGRA COMMUNITY CARE NETWORK, based in Providence, earned the second-highest quality score for 2018 in CMS's Next Generation ACO Model program.

Integra earns second-highest quality score in CMS ‘Next Generation ACOs’ program

PROVIDENCE - Integra Community Care Network nearly topped a national list of accountable care organizations in the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’...
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