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St. Anne’s Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer Carlos DaCunha...

Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito swore in Carlos DaCunha, Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer at St. Anne’s Credit Union...
THE PROPOSED "Millionaires' Tax" in Massachusetts was ruled unconstitutional. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/SCOTT EISEN

BBJ: Mass. ‘millionaires tax’ legislation introduced again

BOSTON – In reporting Friday, the Boston Business Journal said that Massachusetts legislators have revived a proposed “millionaires tax” that was rejected by the state’s...

Workers trapped by noncompetes

Why have wages been so slow to rise at a time when demand for workers has pushed the U.S. unemployment rate to its lowest...

Capital City Financial Corporation welcomes Andrew MacDonald as a new Mortgage...

We are proud to announce that Andrew MacDonald has joined Capital City Financial Corporation (NMLS 2934) as a Mortgage Loan Originator, licensed in Rhode...
PROVIDENCE METRO AREA UNEMPLOYMENT in June declined 0.5 percentage points year over year to 3.8 percent on a non-seasonally adjusted basis. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Providence metro unemployment declines to 3.8% in June

PROVIDENCE – Unemployment in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was 3.8 percent in June, a 0.5 percentage point drop from 4.3 percent in June...
RHODE ISLAND 2017 UNEMPLOYMENT rate average declined 0.7 percentage points year over year to 4.5 percent. / COURTESY BLS

BLS: R.I. avg. 2017 unemployment declines, employment-population ratio ticks up

PROVIDENCE – The average unemployment rate in Rhode Island in 2017 was 4.5 percent, a 0.7 percentage point decline from the state’s 2016 average...
RHODE ISLAND RANKED No. 28 in the U.S. News 2018 Best States rankings. / COURTESY U.S. NEWS

R.I. drops to No. 28 on U.S. News’ ‘Best States’ rankings

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked No. 28 on the U.S. News & World Report's Best State 2018 rankings, last in New England, U.S. News...
THE NON-SEASONALLY ADJUSTED unemployment rate in the Providence metro area decreased 0.1 percentage points year over year to 4.2 percent. / COURTESY U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS

Providence metro Nov. unemployment ticks down while labor force grows

PROVIDENCE - The civilian labor force in the Providence metropolitan area grew year over year in November while the unemployment rate ticked down, according...
RHODE ISLAND SCORED AMONG the top five states in the United States with a B in the 2017 State Teacher Policy Yearbook from the National Council on Teacher Quality. / COURTESY NATIONAL COUNCIL ON TEACHER QUALITY

R.I. scores better than most on teacher policy yearbook report

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island received a “B” grade from the National Council on Teacher Quality in its biennial 2017 State Teacher Policy Yearbook, the NCTQ...

Centreville Bank Hires Christine Tetherly-Lewis as Vice President, Information Technology

Christine Tetherly-Lewis, of Franklin, Mass., has joined Centreville Bank as Vice President, Information Technology. She brings nearly 20 years of IT experience to the...
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