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BANK OF AMERICA CORP. plans to raise its minimum wage to $20 an hour over two years. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JIN LEE

BofA to increase minimum wage to $20 an hour over two...

NEW YORK - Bank of America Corp., the second-biggest U.S. lender, plans to raise its minimum wage to $20 an hour over two years.The...
SUN COUNTRY AIRLINES, on the day that it began operating at T.F. Green, announced the planned addition of routes from Warwick to New Orleans and Las Vegas. / COURTESY MN AIRLINES LLC

Sun Country Airlines to add New Orleans and Las Vegas routes...

WARWICK – MN Airlines LLC, doing business as Sun Country Airlines, is adding nonstop flights from T.F. Green Airport to Las Vegas and New...
OCEANPOINT INSURANCE has acquired Paquin Insurance Agency.

OceanPoint Insurance acquires Paquin Insurance Agency

MIDDLETOWN – OceanPoint Insurance, a subsidiary of BankNewport and OceanPoint Financial Partners, has acquired Paquin Insurance Agency, the companies announced this week.Paquin Insurance Agency,...
PANELISTS SPEAK at the 2019 PBN Spring Health Care Summit. Above, from left to right, Dr. John Murphy, Jim Purcell, Shannon Shallcross and Neil D. Steinberg. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

PBN Health Care summit addresses industry trends, problems

PROVIDENCE – Employers are wasting almost all of the money they invest in workplace- wellness programs because they simply don’t understand the lives, problems...
THE R.I. AIRPORT CORP. will update the master plan for T.F. Green Airport. The update will not include lengthening or realigning the airport's runways. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

RIAC to update master plan for T.F. Green

WARWICK – The R.I. Airport Corp will update the master plan for T.F. Green Airport, RIAC announced Wednesday.The corporation said that it had no...
THE R.I. COMMERCE CORP. and Pawtucket have issued an RFP for the redevelopment of McCoy Stadium and other properties in the Pawtucket Downtown Redevelopment Area. The RFP expresses a strong interest for a professional sports team and/or concert entertainment operator for the project. / COURTESY R.I. COMMERCE CORP.

Commerce RI issues RFP for McCoy Stadium, Downtown Pawtucket Redevelopment Area...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. issued a request for proposals Tuesday on behalf of Pawtucket, seeking a new tenant for McCoy Stadium as...
RHODE ISLAND CASH COLLECTIONS in February totaled $170.5 million. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ARTISTIC IMAGES

Feb. cash collections decline from tax-amnesty boosted totals in 2018

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island cash collections in February totaled $170.5 million, $10.5 million less than a $181 million collection one year prior, according to...
THE SOUTHCOAST HOSPITALS Group, a subsidiary of Southcoast Health System, was named among Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals 2019 rankings. Above, Southcoast Health President and CEO Keith A. Hovan. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Southcoast Hospitals Group named to Newsweek top hospitals list

FALL RIVER – Southcoast Hospitals Group Inc., a subsidiary of Southcoast Health System, was named No. 162 among United States hospitals in Newsweek’s World’s...
WORK HAS BEGUN on the Gotham Greens greenhouse facility in Providence. Above is a rendering of the project. / COURTESY GOTHAM GREENS

Gotham Greens previews Providence greenhouse facility

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Mayor Jorge O. Elorza welcomed a 110,000-square-foot greenhouse farm at 555 Harris Ave. for Gotham Greens Holdings...

R.I. sends 2 chefs to James Beard Award finals

PROVIDENCE - The finalists in the 2019 James Beard Awards announced Wednesday included two Rhode Island chefs. For Best Chef: Northeast, two of the...
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