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A STUDY CALLED The Rhode Island Project concluded that the Rhode Island Public Defender Office is understaffed by an estimated 87 full time equivalent employees. / COURTESY BLUMSHAPIRO

Report: R.I. Public Defender office significantly understaffed

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Public Defender system currently employs 49 public defenders but its workload requires a 136-person, full-time-equivalent workforce, according to The Rhode...
RHODE ISLAND'S seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained the same – 4.2 percent – from September to October, / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

October sees R.I. unemployment hold steady

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained the same – 4.2 percent – from September to October, according to a Thursday release...
EAT DRINK RI's new food hall project's Kickstarter fundraising campaign was successfully funded. Above, the interior second floor of the new space at 233 West Park St. in Providence in its current state. / COURTESY EAT DRINK RI

West Park Food Hall Kickstarter campaign hits goal, gets funded

PROVIDENCE -  The Eat Drink RI LLC West Park Food Hall Kickstarter campaign has been funded, surpassing its $119,000 fundraising goal. The campaign ended...
MORTGAGE DELINQUENCY RATES in the Providence metropolitan area in August declined year over year, in line with a national trend. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DAVID CALVERT

CoreLogic: Mortgage delinquencies in Providence metro decline in August

PROVIDENCE – In August, 5.5 percent of mortgages in the Providence metropolitan area were in 30 days or more delinquency (including foreclosure), a decline...
RHODE ISLAND RANKED No. 20 in the nation for highest total state and local expenditure in fiscal 2015. / COURTESY RIPEC

R.I. ranks No. 20 for highest public expenditures per $1K of...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked No. 20 for the highest total state and local government expenditures per $1,000 of personal income in the “How...
BRYANT UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT Ronald K. Machtley gave the keynote speech at the 2017 Business Excellence Awards dinner. He emphasized how worthy all this year's winners were for their accomplishments. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

R.I. business community toasts PBN’s 2017 BEA winners

PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News and the Rhode Island business community took time out Wednesday evening to celebrate the people and companies chosen to...
NAUTIC PARTNERS announced that it has sold IPS Corp. for $700 million.

Nautic Partners sells manufacturer for $700M

  PROVIDENCE - Nautic Partners LLC has sold IPS Corp. for $700 million to Baltimore-based Sherman Capital Holdings LLC, Nautic announced Wednesday. IPS Corp. is a manufacturer...
BUTLER HOSPITAL will be the site of a new 24-hour opioid treatment center, funded through the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities, and Hospitals using a federal grant. / COURTESY BUTLER HOSPITAL

Care New England opening 24-hour opioid treatment center at Butler Hospital

PROVIDENCE — Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Care New England will announce a new Center of Excellence medication-assisted treatment program for opioid addiction at...

R.I. ranks No. 20 on 2017 State New Economy Index

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked No. 20 with a score of 66.7 out of a possible 100 on the 2017 State New Economy Index,...
PROVIDENCE WARWICK CONVENTION and Visitors Bureau President and CEO Martha Sheridan (left) and Board Chair Dale Venturini (right) congratulate Hall of Fame Inductee Jeff Hirsh (center) at the PWCVB’s Annual Meeting./ PHOTO COURTESY PWCVB

Hirsh, Clements, Almestica recognized at PWCVB annual meeting

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau celebrated the organization's 2017 achievements at its annual meeting Thursday, which included recognition of local leaders. According to...
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