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SINGLE-FAMILY HOME SALES declined nearly 9 percent year over year. / COURTESY THE RHODE ISLAND ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

Home sales fall 9 percent in January, pushing median prices higher

WARWICK – Single-family home sales dwindled in January, down nearly 9 percent from a year earlier, as a lack of homes listed for sale...
SUMMER INFANT INC. reported a $2.2 million loss for 2017.

Summer Infant reports net loss of $2.2M in 2017, driven by...

WOONSOCKET – Summer Infant Inc., creator of infant and juvenile products, reported a $2.2 million loss in 2017, driven by a one-time $1.7 million...
ON TUESDAY, Brown University announced an updated institutional master plan which recommends a new site for the proposed performing arts center and preserves four historic structures. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

After community feedback, Brown alters performance center plan, protecting historic structures

PROVIDENCE - In a move to preserve more of the historic structures which dot Brown University's campus and minimize the above-ground footprint of its...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION'S President and CEO Neil D. Steinberg announced Saturday the immediate launch of a new grantmaking opportunity, Responsive Grants, among other updates for the ney year. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

RIF expands grant opportunities, staff, recommits to strategic priorities

PROVIDENCE - While the Rhode Island Foundation closed out 2017 having doled out $43 million in grants to more than 1,700 nonprofit organizations and...
WHEATON COLLEGE received a $10 million commitment to integrate social entrepreneurship into the study of the liberal arts and sciences. /

Wheaton College receives $10M commitment for social entrepreneurship education

NORTON – Wheaton College received a $10 million commitment from the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation to support the integration of social entrepreneurship education into...
A $50 million gift to Brown University's Warren Alpert Medical School will fund the transition of scientific breakthroughs into medical treatments to alleviate disease. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown welcomes $50M gift from Chancellor Mencoff

PROVIDENCE - A $50 million gift made to Brown University by Chancellor Samuel M. Mencoff and Ann S. Mencoff to fund the translation of scientific...
THE PANEL at the inaugural PBN Workforce Development Summit. From left to right, Mark S. Murphy, Lisa Abbott, Damian Ewens, Miellette McFarlane, Tim Hebert, Matthew Reeber and Douglas Sherman. / PBN PHOTO/ PAMELA BHATIA

Inaugural PBN Workforce Development Summit plots talent production

WARWICK – Discussion at the first-ever Providence Business News Workforce Development Summit held Feb. 14 saw roughly 200 attendees listen to and share ideas...
The revised design for the second phase of the Edge College Hill apartment building would pull the structure off the street and allow a greater view of the historical Congdon & Carpenter Building./DBVW Architects.

Design for College Hill apartment building reintroduced at 11 stories

PROVIDENCE – A developer who wants to build a second building of luxury apartments aimed at college students introduced a new design Monday to...
HASBRO INC. was named among Ethisphere Institute's 2018 World's Most Ethical Companies.

Ethisphere Institute names Hasbro among most ethical companies in world

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. was named by Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies. The Pawtucket-headquartered toy company has made...
BOTH PASSENGER AND CARGO traffic at T.F. Green Airport in November increased year over year. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

T.F. Green passenger and cargo traffic continue upswing in Nov.

WARWICK – T.F. Green Airport has been getting busier.Passenger traffic at T.F. Green in November rose 21.5 percent year over year to 374,265 enplaned...
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