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A WORKER AT Mammoth Inc., one of the state’s licensed cannabis cultivators, tends to the marijuana plants at its Warwick location. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Discussions about marijuana sales now move to local level

Rhode Island may have legalized recreational marijuana, but now the debate will begin among local municipal officials about where that marijuana will be sold. While...

List: Regional Information Technology Employers

Ranked by number of local FTE employees: 1. Lifespan Corp. | Local FTE employees: 13,623 2. CVS Health Corp. | Local FTE employees: 8,600 3. Gilbane Inc. | Local FTE employees: 3,088 The complete...

List: Executive Recruiters

Total number of local employees: 41 The complete list is available for purchase online. For information about participating in PBN’s Top Lists, or to make additions or...

R.I. unemployment rate dips to 2.9%, a 30-year low

CRANSTON – Rhode Island’s economic recovery continued in May with the monthly unemployment rate dropping three-tenths of a percentage point from April to 2.9%,...
R.I. EDUCATION COMMISSIONER Angelica Infante-Green announced Wednesday that the state will take measures to improve civics education being taught in public schools. / PBN PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

R.I. education officials announce measures to improve civics education

PROVIDENCE – In a significant agreement following a federal lawsuit filed four years by a group of local students, state education officials announced Wednesday...

House to consider another $10M expansion of R.I.’s film tax credit...

PROVIDENCE – The House this week will consider another $10 million increase in the annual motion picture tax credit cap, as part of a...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION awarded more than $360,000 in grants to 15 medical research projects. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation awards $360K in medical research grants

PROVIDENCE – Fifteen medical research projects have been awarded more than $360,000 in seed funding from the Rhode Island Foundation to help with various...

Health insurers seek rate increases for 2023

PROVIDENCE – Local health insurers have all submitted requested commercial health insurance rate hikes for 2023 for individual, small and large group plans, the...

List: Regional Banks

Total regional deposits: $56.5 billion The complete list is available for purchase online. For information about participating in PBN’s Top Lists, or to make additions or corrections,...

List: Rhode Island Credit Unions

Total assets: $9 billion The complete list is available for purchase online. For information about participating in PBN’s Top Lists, or to make additions or corrections, call...

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