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THE RHODE ISLAND current conditions index had a value of 92 in December, its highest value in 2019. / COURTESY LEONARD LARDARO

Lardaro: R.I.’s CCI hit high for 2019 in Dec.

PROVIDENCE – The state’s Current Conditions Index hit its highest mark of 2019 in December, spiking to 92 for a 34-point jump from the...
RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION CEO and President Neil D. Steinberg has had 'very preliminary' talks with local leaders about saving the Industrial Trust Co. building, also known as the 'Superman' building, according to The Boston Globe. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

Globe: R.I. Foundation head had ‘preliminary’ talks about saving Superman building

PROVIDENCE – Discussions about potentially saving Rhode Island’s tallest – and currently vacant – skyscraper have surfaced once again. Rhode Island Foundation CEO and President...
FULL CIRCLE: Providence-based Maternova was the first medtech venture to complete an accelerator program at Social Enterprise Greenhouse. The company’s founder, Meg Wirth, is now SEG’s director of health and wellness. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

After years of promise, R.I. medtech sector emerging from Boston’s shadow

After working for a large company for more than a decade, Dom Messerli was on his own for the first time in 2016. He’d just...

RIDE, PPSD to offer teachers reimbursement for enrolling in ESL certification...

PROVIDENCE – In a joint announcement Thursday, the R.I. Department of Education and the Providence Public School District said they will offer teachers reimbursement...

Some local colleges, universities alter or suspend China study-abroad programs due...

PROVIDENCE – In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in China, multiple local colleges and universities have taken steps to suspend or alter their...

American Planning Association awards bestowed in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island chapter of the American Planning Association recently recognized six designs for projects across the state. The awards recognize outstanding contributions...
SEVENTEEN NOMINATIONS for the University of Rhode Island's newly created board of trustees were announced Friday by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo.

Raimondo announces 17 nominees for URI’s board of trustees

PROVIDENCE – The former CEO and president of CVS Health Corp., a former R.I. lieutenant governor and the Laborers’ International Union of North America’s...
CAREFUL CONSIDERATION: ­Michelle Kissinger, owner of Personalized Care Coordination LLC, offers advocacy services and medication management for elderly folks living on their own, away from other family members. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Registered nurse in business of coordinating care for elderly at home

An extra set of eyes and ears, with the training of a registered nurse. That’s the idea behind Personalized Care Coordination LLC, a new...

Gomez selected chief tech officer for Naval Undersea Warfare Center

JASON GOMEZ has been selected as the new chief technology officer of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport. Gomez, who has served as...

URI scientist part of research team receiving $1.7M grant for coral...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Hollie Putnam, an assistant professor of biological sciences at the University of Rhode Island, is part of a research team of...

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