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CHARTERCARE HEALTH PARTNERS IS CLOSING the St. Joseph School of Nursing, citing enrollment and tuition issues. / COURTESY OUR LADY OF FATIMA HOSPITAL

CharterCARE closes St. Joseph School of Nursing

NORTH PROVIDENCE – CharterCARE Health Partners announced that it will permanently close the St. Joseph School of Nursing this year after 117 years of...

2 R.I. companies named among Points of Light’s Civic 50 honorees

PROVIDENCE – Hasbro Inc. and CVS Health Corp. were named among the Civic 50 honorees of 2019 by Points of Light, the volunteerism organization...
THE CITY is launching the $6 million Woonasquatucket River Greenway Project Monday night with a public hearing. / COURTESY CITY OF PROVIDENCE

Providence holding meeting Monday about Woonasquatucket River Greenway

PROVIDENCE – A public meeting will be held Monday evening to start the Woonasquatucket River Greenway Project, a series of proposed improvements to a...
AMGEN RHODE ISLAND employees celebrating palcing No. 1 in the 2019 Best Places To Work competition among enterprise companies. / PBN PHOTO/ MIKE SKORSI

PBN Best Places To Work 2019 event draws boisterous, sold-out crowd

WARWICK – Sixty companies in the region were celebrated as Providence Business News' 2019 Best Places To Work on Thursday during a sold-out event...
BANKRUPTCY FILINGS in Rhode Island have steadily declined since peaking in 2010. / PBN FILE PHOTO

R.I. sees 185 bankruptcy filings in May

PROVIDENCE – There were 185 bankruptcy filings in Rhode Island in May, a 19.9% decline from one year prior, according to data from U.S....
MARC CRISAFULLI has been named president of Twin River Worldwide Holdings' Rhode Island operations. / COURTESY TWIN RIVER WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS INC.

Crisafulli named president of Twin River’s R.I. operations

LINCOLN – Marc Crisafulli, executive vice president of Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc., has been named president of the company’s Rhode Island operations, including...
THE RATE OF 30-day-or-more delinquency on mortgages in Rhode Island remained unchanged year over year in March at 4.8%. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DAVID CALVERT

R.I. mortgage delinquency rate holds at 4.8% in March

PROVIDENCE – The rate of 30-day-or-more delinquency on mortgages in Rhode Island stalled in March at 4.8%, with no change from one year prior,...
THE CURRENT CONDITIONS Index value in April was 58, marking economic expansion. URI economist Leonard Lardaro said despite the expansion, the indicators showed slowing economic momentum in the state. / COURTESY LEONARD LARDARO

Lardaro: R.I. April CCI shows economic expansion but also weakening momentum

PROVIDENCE – The Current Conditions Index for Rhode Island in April had a value of 58, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard...
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS have been selected by Providence Business News for 40 under Forty from about 150 applicants, based on career success and community involvement.

PBN names 2019 40 Under Forty winners

PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News has chosen the winners of its 15th 40 Under Forty program, to be honored Thursday, July 18, at Aldrich...
ROUGHLY 6.1% OF mortgages in Rhode Island were in negative equity in the first quarter of 2019. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DAVID CALVERT

Report: 6.1% of R.I. mortgages ‘underwater’ in Q1

PROVIDENCE – The share of mortgaged homes that have negative equity in Rhode Island in the first quarter of 2019 was 6.1%, a decline...
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