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BankRI awards $80K in grants to local nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – Bank Rhode Island awarded 26 local nonprofits $80,450 in total grants to help support educational opportunities for underserved youths and human services...

BankRI reports record results from annual Holiday Giving Tree program

PROVIDENCE – Bank Rhode Island reported its largest-ever holiday gift drive in 2021, with more than 3,700 gifts collected and donated in December, according...

BankRI finances $2.55M East Side apartment building

PROVIDENCE – Bank Rhode Island through its Commercial Real Estate division recently provided a $2.55 million loan for a new apartment building on Providence’s...
FEELING WARY: Steven M. Parente, executive vice president and director of retail banking for Bank Rhode Island, says the bank has taken steps to prevent scammers from tricking customers who use a peer-to-peer payment platform. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

A bank phishing scam that hooks younger customers

The nightmare begins with a text message that appears to come from the bank, alerting the customer to a suspicious, unauthorized transaction. Thousands of dollars...
Mark J. Meiklejohn

Mark J. Meiklejohn

When Brookline Bancorp Inc. acquired Bank Rhode Island in 2011, one might have assumed it was just another case of a bigger out-of-state company...
ROGER C. BERGENHEIM, far right, president and publisher of Providence Business News, delivers a speech Thursday to multiple business professionals in attendance at the news publication's 35th Anniversary Gala at Aldrich Mansion in Warwick. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

PBN celebrates 35th anniversary with business community

WARWICK – Providence Business News on Thursday celebrated three and a half decades of providing business journalism to Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts at...

BankRI launches annual Holiday Giving Tree program

PROVIDENCE – Christmas came early for Bank Rhode Island, which on Nov. 1 kicked off its annual Holiday Giving Tree program, according to a...

BankRI parent company posts $29M Q3 profit

PROVIDENCE – Brookline Bancorp Inc., the parent for Bank Rhode Island, saw its third-quarter earnings increase 54.4% year over year, to $28.8 million, the...

BankRI, Pawtucket Central Falls Development to offer free homebuyer education workshop

PROVIDENCE – Bank Rhode Island is teaming up with Pawtucket Central Falls Development to offer another free, virtual workshop for first-time homebuyers, according to...

BankRI donates $64K to local nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – Bank Rhode Island recently donated $64,160 to 22 local nonprofits, according to a news release. The grants, which range from $1,000 to $7,500,...

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