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IN 2018, the Rhode Island Foundation awarded $52 million in grants to over 1,800 nonprofits. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Rhode Island Foundation awards record $52M in 2018

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Foundation awarded $52 million in grants to more than 1,800 nonprofit organizations in 2018, according to the foundation Monday. The...

PBN Economic Trends Summit: R.I. improving but future optimism guarded

PROVIDENCE – Graphs with various economic indicators showing a giant dive in 2008-2009 followed by a steady upward line to today flew on big...
COAST, a restaurant at the Ocean House in Westerly, was named a Five Diamond restaurant by AAA. / COURTESY OCEAN HOUSE

AAA names COAST Five Diamond restaurant

PROVIDENCE – AAA has named COAST in the Ocean House in Westerly as a Five Diamond restaurant, AAA Northeast announced Thursday. In writing about COAST,...
IOANNIS N. MIAOULIS has been named the 11th president of Roger Williams University. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

RWU names Miaoulis next president

BRISTOL – Roger Williams University on Wednesday named Ioannis N. Miaoulis as its next president. Miaolis has served as the president and director of the...
INFOSYS Ltd. launched its Providence Design and Innovation Center at 75 Fountain St. Tuesday along with Rhode Island officials. Above, Salil Parekh, CEO of Infosys. /BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SAMYUKTA LAKSHMI

Infosys launches Design and Innovation Center, announces partnership with CCRI

PROVIDENCE – Infosys Ltd. launched its 25,000-square-foot Providence Design and Innovation Center at 75 Fountain St. Tuesday with Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and other...
DECEMBER 2018's Current Conditions Index was measured at 50 - a 17-point decline from November and a 33-point decline year over year. The data was released Monday in the latest report from University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

A drop from Nov., but CCI closes 2018 in neutral territory

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – After a double-digit climb in November, the December 2018 Current Conditions Index fell 17 points to a value of 50, according...
HASBRO REPORTED a profit of $220.4 million in 2018, a 44.4 percent decline from 2017. / COURTESY HASBRO

Hasbro earnings shrink to $220M in 2018, company pays $89M in...

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. reported a profit of $220.4 million in 2018, a 44.4 percent decline from $396.6 million in 2017, the company announced...
NEW ENGLAND's annual power supply auction ended this week, with preliminary results showing the lowest clearing price in six years and a power supply surplus for the 2022-2023 season. / COURTESY ISO NEW ENGLAND

N.E. power supply auction closes with lower prices and a power...

PROVIDENCE – New England’s annual power supply auction ended this week, with preliminary results showing the lowest clearing price in six years and a...
BATCHELOR, FRECHETTE, McCrory, Michael & Co. has combined with New York-based PKF O’Connor Davies.

Batchelor, Frechette, McCrory, Michael & Co. combines with PKF O’Connor Davies

PROVIDENCE - Batchelor, Frechette, McCrory, Michael & Co. has combined with the New York-based PKF O’Connor Davies LLP, the financial services firms announced Wednesday. BFMM...
THE HOME PRICE INDEX in Rhode Island increased 7.4 percent year over year in December, one of the fastest year-over-year growth rates in the country. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

R.I. Dec. HPI growth largest in N.E.

PROVIDENCE – The home price index for a single-family home in Rhode Island increased 7.4 percent year over year in December, the fastest growth...
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