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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...

RIDE receives $2.5M to improve student behavioral outcomes, learning conditions

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education received a $2.5 million federal School Climate Transformation grant to expand programs that address social, emotional and...
THE CURRENT CONDITIONS INDEX for Rhode Island in July was 67, the lowest recorded value for the year so far, following revisions to July CCI measurements. / COURTESY LEONARD LARDARO

August CCI reflects lowest value of the year

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Following July revisions, eight points were lost month to month in the August Current Conditions Index as the measure declined to...
PROVIDENCE EARNED a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign's 2018 Municipal Equality Index. / COURTESY HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN

Providence scores perfect on HRC’s LGBTQ equality index

PROVIDENCE – The Providence city government earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s  2018 Municipal Equality Index, a measure of ways that...
NEARLY 200 guests attended PBN's 2018 Cybersecurity Summit Thursday, featuring two panels on the growing dangers of cybersecurity threats to businesses and what to do about them.

Panelists at PBN Cybersecurity Summit warn threats are growing

WARWICK — While there is an increased awareness about hackers and cyber breaches from last year coinciding with educational efforts put forth to various...
ANTITRUST REGULATORS approved the CVS Health's planned acquisition of Aetna Wednesday. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE

CVS-Aetna deal is given go-ahead by U.S. antitrust regulators

NEW YORK - CVS Health Corp. and Aetna Inc. can go ahead with their about $68 billion deal, the Justice Department said, clearing the...

Nordstrom shuttering Providence Place store

PROVIDENCE – Nordstrom Inc. will close its Providence Place mall location on Jan. 5, the company announced Tuesday.The closure marks the second anchor-store lost...
MEDLEY GENOMICS won the Get Started Rhode Island Pitch Competition Thursday. Above, from left, Ross Nelson, vice president, Cox Business; Patrice Milos, president and CEO, Medley Genomics; and Ken Kraft, senior vice president of marketing and sales operations, Cox Business. / COURTESY COX BUSINESS

Medley Genomics wins Get Started RI pitch competition

PROVIDENCE - Medley Genomics, a data analytics company focused on tumor cells and creating targeted and personalized cancer treatments, won the Get Started Rhode Island...
TOTAL PERSONAL CONSUMPTION expenditures increased 3.2 percent year over year in Rhode Island. / COURTESY BUREAU OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

Personal consumption expenditures in R.I. increase 3.2% in 2017

PROVIDENCE - Total personal consumption expenditures, or PCE, in Rhode Island increased 3.2 percent to $43,193 per capita from 2016 to 2017, according to...
PROVIDENCE METRO UNEMPLOYMENT declined 0.5 percentage points to 3.9 percent in August. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TIM BOYLE

Providence metro unemployment 3.9% in Aug.

PROVIDENCE – Unemployment in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area declined 0.5 percentage points year over year to 3.9 percent in August on a non-seasonally...
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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

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