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RHODE ISLAND SINGLE-FAMILY home sales declined 6.7 percent in the third quarter while the median price increased 3.8 percent year over year. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

R.I. Q3 single-family home prices increase 3.8% even as sales drop

PROVIDENCE – The median price of a single-family home in the third quarter increased 3.8 percent year over year in Rhode Island to $275,000,...
ATTENDEES LISTEN to the first of two PBN Health Care Summit Panels Tuesday. / PBN PHOTO/ARTISTIC IMAGES

PBN Health Care Summit: Waste remains, ACA stability threatened

WARWICK — Health care waste remains a challenge and opioid overdose care needs long-term direction, while federally induced instability continues to threaten Affordable Care...
LIFESPAN CORP. announced it has ended talks with Partners HealthCare and Care New England exploring how all three health care providers might work together to strengthen patient care delivery in the state. No agreement was reached.

Talks end for partnership of Lifespan, CNE/Partners

PROVIDENCE — Lawrence A. Aubin, chairman of Lifespan Corp.’s board of directors, announced today that the company's talks with Partners HealthCare and Care New...
THE PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS Summit and Awards Program on Diversity & Inclusion will be held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Dec. 5. The event will be the newspaper's first awards ceremony devoted to the topic.

Burrell leads honorees in PBN’s first Diversity & Inclusion Awards

PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News has announced seven organizations and one individual winner in its new Diversity & Inclusion Awards program, who will be...
BROOKLINE BANCORP., the parent company of Bank Rhode Island, reported net income of $23.2 million in the third quarter, a more than 40 percent improvement on the same 2017 period.

Bank Rhode Island parent reports $23.2M profit in Q3

BOSTON – Brookline Bancorp. Inc. reported net income of $23.2 million for the third quarter, or 28 cents per diluted share, a 43.7 percent...
THE MEDIAN PRICE of a single-family home in Bristol County, Mass., was $314,500 in September, a 6.4 percent increase year over year. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SCOTT MCINTYRE

Bristol County, Mass. home prices increase 6.4% in Sept.

BOSTON – The median sale price of a single-family home in Bristol County, Mass., was $314,500 in September, a 6.4 percent increase from $285,500...
HASBRO reported net income of $263.9 million in the third quarter, a slight decline from a year earlier, as the Toys R Us bankruptcy continues to affect the toy and entertainment producer. / COURTESY HASBRO

Hasbro Q3 results hurt by Toys R Us and European woes

PAWTUCKET – Toy and entertainment producer Hasbro Inc. reported net income in the third quarter of $263.9 million, a decline of 0.6 percent, or...
CITIZENS FINANCIAL GROUP, its Providence headquarters shown here, reported net income of $443 million in third quarter, up from $425 million in the previous quarter and $348 million a year earlier. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Citizens reports 27% profit growth in Q3

PROVIDENCE – Citizens Financial Group Inc., the holding company for Citizens Bank, on Friday reported a $443 million quarterly profit, or 91 cents per...
IN ITS FIFTH CONSECUTIVE MONTH OF DECLINE, the Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage points to 3.9 percent in September per the R.I. Dept. of Labor and Training. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

Slow, steady decline in unemployment stretches into September

PROVIDENCE – Continuing its slow and steady decline, the Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage points to 3.9 percent in September,...
A RENDERING of a new commercial building, The Nightingale, has entered the site preparation phase. This rendering shows the building in relation to existing buildings. / COURTESY CORNISH ASSOCIATES.

Site work for new commercial building, The Nightingale, begins in Providence

PROVIDENCE – A $52 million project that will place a six-story building on a city block downtown has entered the pre-construction phase, with the...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am