Home Tags R.I. Department Of Administration

Tag: R.I. Department Of Administration

Hackers targeting municipalities, states

A recent cybertheft of $4.2 million from the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Retirement System and resulting FBI probe has the attention of Rhode Island and...
SIGNIFICANT IMPACT: Rhode Island Hispanic Chamber of Commerce CEO and President Oscar Mejias, who is also a member of a steering committee guiding the state in determining how to best put the Cranston Street Armory, above, to use, says its reopening will have a significant impact on the surrounding community.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

RFP planned for historic armory

It looks out of place: a medieval-style castle of pale-yellow brick, towering over the modest houses and storefronts in Providence’s West End neighborhood. One of...
SUPPORTIVE SWINGS: Golfers play a hole during last year’s “Swing to Support” charity golf event, held by the Children’s Advocacy Center of Bristol County. This year’s event will be held Oct. 4 at Ledgemont Country Club in Seekonk.
 / COURTESY CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER OF BRISTOL COUNTY

Editor’s Choice: Children’s Advocacy Center to hold golf charity event Oct....

EDITOR’S CHOICE Children’s Advocacy Center to hold golf charity event CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER of Bristol County will hold its “Swing to Support” charity golf...

BCBSRI wins state medical plan contract

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island will administer the state’s medical plans for employees and retirees, the R.I. Department of...
BLUE CROSS & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has been selected as third-party administrator of the state's medical plans.

BCBSRI wins state medical plan contract

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has been selected to administer the state’s medical plans for employees and non-Medicare-eligible retirees,...

Eleanor Slater Hospital to relocate 40 patients during renovations

CRANSTON – A $42 million renovation project at Eleanor Slater Hospital’s Regan Building is scheduled to begin this fall. Updates will include a new HVAC...
THE R.I. STATE POLICE announced that they had arrested 62 people and issued a warrant for 26 more people for allegedly obtaining public assistance fraudulently worth nearly $500,000..

88 suspects in R.I named for alleged public assistance fraud of...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. State Police announced Thursday that it has identified 88 suspects who allegedly collected $469,000 in public assistance fraudulently over the...
ON HOLD: Pictured is an artist’s rendering of planned permanent headquarters to house the state archives. The $52 million project has been stalled due to a lack of budget funds.
 / COURTESY DBVW ARCHITECTS

Lack of funds preventing design and construction of new state archives...

For decades, Rhode Islanders have sought a permanent facility to house, preserve and exhibit the documents collected in the state archives. A July 1924 Providence...
THE R.I. DIVISION of Statewide Planning is leading a project to support small businesses' ability to survive extreme weather events. Above, a machine clears sand off Atlantic Avenue in Westerly after Hurricane Sandy. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Statewide Planning to interview small businesses for weather-resiliency project

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Division of Statewide Planning is launching a project to help small businesses’ extreme weather event and climate change resiliency, the...

Education, economic policy linked for gubernatorial candidates

By many measures, Rhode Island has long had a troubled education system. While most major gubernatorial candidates have at least paid lip service to...
- Featured Event -

Latest News

Buy One, Gift One.

Two subscriptions for only $99!

Buy a one-year subscription to Providence Business News and get a second subscription free!

Offer expires December 31, 2019