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A NEW STUDY concluded that companies unprepared for storm damage, such as that delivered during the 2012 landfall of Sandy in Westerly, lost 5% of their market capitalization over the year after the storm, / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Study: Hurricanes depress firms’ market caps

 JOHNSTON – A new study commissioned by FM Global links hurricane damage to a loss in enterprise value.Dozens of large, publicly traded companies that...
A sweeping $35 million renovation project at Hasbro Children's Hospital is expected to be complete by early 2022. / COURTESY LIFESPAN

Hasbro Children’s announces details of $35M renovation

PROVIDENCE – A $35 million renovation at Hasbro Children’s Hospital is now underway. State officials joined hospital leaders Tuesday morning to announce details of...
CORVIAS WILL invest $325 million in military housing to modernize properties and increase resiliency.

Corvias provides details of $325M investment in military housing upgrades

EAST GREENWICH – Corvias Group will make a $325 million investment into military housing, the company announced this week.The announcement provided details of the...
MOTT & CHACE Sotheby's International Realty has acquired Bay Realty in Narragansett. / COURTESY MOTT & CHACE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Mott & Chace acquires Bay Realty

PROVIDENCE – Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty has acquired Narragansett-based Bay Realty Ltd., the company announced Thursday.The move brings 15 new sales associates...
ALEPPO SWEETS was one of two Providence restaurants determined to be among the 50 best new restaurants in the United States, according to Bon Appetit.

2 Providence restaurants among Bon Appetit’s top 50 new eateries in...

PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island eateries were named among Bon Appetit’s Top 50 Nominees for America’s Best New Restaurants 2019.Aleppo Sweets and Big King...
BROWN UNIVERSITY and Hebrew SeniorLife have received a $53.4 million federal grant to test ideas on improving care for Alzheimer's and dementia patients. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

$53.4M grant to fund Alzheimer’s research incubator at Brown

PROVIDENCE – Researchers at Brown University and Boston-based Hebrew SeniorLife, a Harvard Medical School affiliate, have received a $53.4 million grant to gather and...
PROVIDENCE COLLEGE has been ranked the No. 1 regional university in the North by U.S. News & World Report. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

Brown remains No.14 nationally, PC hits No. 1 regionally in U.S....

PROVIDENCE – Brown University ranked No. 14 among top national universities and Providence College was deemed the No. 1 regional university in the north...
JASIEL F. CORREIA II, the mayor of Fall River, is facing new government allegations of extortion related to the granting process of marijuana dispensaries in Fall River, among other crimes. / COURTESY FALL RIVER

Fall River’s Correia now faces charges of extortion of marijuana dispensaries

FALL RIVER – Fall River Mayor Jasiel F. Correia II has been charged with a slew of new allegations from federal prosecutors that claim...
BROWN UNIVERSITY ranked No. 7 overall on the 2020 college and university rankings conducted by the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

6 local colleges and universities make top 250 in 2020 WSJ...

PROVIDENCE – Four Rhode Island colleges and universities and two Bristol County, Mass., institutions ranked in the top 250 schools for 2020, as determined...
FOOD EXPORT USA - NORTHEAST has received a multiyear $20 million grant that largely be used to promote Northeast seafood industry suppliers. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CAROLINE BLUMBERG

Nonprofit gets $20M from feds to promote Northeast seafood exports

PROVIDENCE – A nonprofit focused on facilitating trade between Northeast food, agricultural and seafood suppliers, and international importers has received $20 million from the...
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