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Bristol County Savings Bank Appoints Damon Arpin VP/Commerical Lending

Bristol County Savings Bank, headquartered in Taunton, Massachusetts, has named Damon Arpin to the position of Vice President/Commercial Lending. In this capacity, Arpin is...
SINCE THE 2008 RECESSION, total education revenue per full-time equivalent student at Rhode Island public institutions of higher education has risen 2.9 percent. / COURTESY STATE HIGHER EDUCATION EXECUTIVE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION

Report: Public support for higher education in R.I. lags national average

PROVIDENCE – Since the 2008 recession, total education revenue per full-time equivalent student at a public college or university has risen 2.6 percent using...

GreenPages Technology Solutions

Joseph Gleason of Narragansett, Rhode Island has joined GreenPages Technology Solutions as a Senior Account Manager. He will be focused on expanding the hybrid...

Lance A. Hill, P.E. Joins Pare Corporation as Managing Engineer

Lance A. Hill, P.E., joins Pare Corporation as a Managing Engineer in the Civil Division. Hill has 20 years of experience, including serving as...
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...
LAGGING THE HIGH ACHIEVERS: Rhode Island is not among the top 10 states for the portion of millennials, age 25-34 who have a college degree, according to the Brookings Institution, although at No. 14, the state ranked better than the Providence metro area, which placed at No. 49 among the top 100 metros in the nation.

What is the most important takeaway from the Brookings report that...

The Raimondo administration has made a point of trying to upgrade the educational attainment of the state’s college-age students, the better to take part...

“Top RI Mortgage Professional Evelyn Perez Joins the Province Mortgage Associates,...

Province Mortgage Associates continues to reinforce its unwavering commitment to growth with the hiring of one of the highest producing mortgage professionals in RI,...
THE NON-SEASONALLY-ADJUSTED unemployment rate in the Providence metropolitan area declined 0.1 percentage points year over year. / COURTESY BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS

Providence metro unemployment ticked down in Dec.

PROVIDENCE – The non-seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area declined 0.1 percentage points year over year to 4.1 percent in December,...

Bridge Technical Talent Hires Matt Tooker as Director of Business Development

Bridge Technical Talent welcomes Matt Tooker as Director of Business Development. Tooker joins Bridge from Towerstream, a publicly traded telecom company headquartered in Middletown,...
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