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THE COMMERCE RI Board of Directors approved incentives for CV Properties and its construction of the Aloft Hotel in the I-195 Innovation District. Above on the right, an initial rendering of the hotel. Commerce also approved incentives for the relocation and staff hiring at Custom & Miller Box and approved five innovation vouchers Monday. / COURTESY ­WEXFORD SCIENCE & ­TECHNOLOGY

Commerce RI approves incentives for Aloft Hotel, Custom & Miller Box

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. board of directors approved incentives for CV Properties LLC and Custom & Miller Box, as well as Innovation...
THE GEORGE & ANNE Ryan Institute for Neuroscience researchers will investigate reduction of brain blood vessel inflammation in fighting Alzheimer’s disease as part of the $1.3 million, University of Rhode Island-sponsored, BEACON study. Above, Paula Grammas, executive director of the Ryan Institute. / COURTESY NORA LEWIS

URI-sponsored BEACON study seeks blood vessel inflammation, Alzheimer’s link

SOUTH KINGSTOWN — George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience researchers will investigate reduction of brain blood vessel inflammation in fighting Alzheimer’s disease as...
RIHEBC HAS ISSUED $19.8 million in tax-exempt Higher Education Facility Revenue Bonds for improvements to University of Rhode Island facilities and campuses. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

RIHEBC issues $19.8M in bonds for URI projects

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The Rhode Island Health and Educational Building Corp. has issued $19.8 million in tax-exempt Higher Education Facility Revenue Bonds for the...

Rhode Island restarts a manufacturing legacy

Rhode Island has been making things ever since Europeans arrived on the shores of Narragansett Bay. First it was boats, then textiles and finally...
THE FBI said that the violent crime rate in Rhode Island per 100,000 was 232.2, a 2.9 percent decline year over year. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/AL DRAGO

FBI: R.I. violent crime rate declines 2.9% Y/Y in 2017

PROVIDENCE – The violent crime rate in Rhode Island declined 2.9 percent from 2016 to 2017, from 239.1 per 100,000 people to 232.2 per...
A REPORT conducted by the University of Rhode Island estimated that the marine trades in Rhode Island added $4.6 billion to the Rhode Island economy. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND MARINE TRADES ASSOCIATION

Report: Marine trades added $4.6B to R.I. economy in 2016

PROVIDENCE – Marine trades in Rhode Island had a $4.6 billion effect on the Rhode Island economy in 2016, according to a University of...

Most-read stories on PBN.com, August 2018

1. PBN announces 2018 Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies. POSTED ONLINE: AUG. 24. Twenty local companies have earned a spot on Providence Business News’...
UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND's classes commence Sept. 5. This year, URI Admissions reviewed a record-breaking 22,775 applications for the 3,250 open spots in the freshmen class and more than 1,400 transfer applications. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND/NORA LEWIS

URI releases student statistics prior to fall 2018 semester

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - With Labor Day weekend four days away, the annual back-to-school crunch has arrived. At the University of Rhode Island, the state's flagship research...

Prochaska to speak at URI wellness conference Sept. 14

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island will host its first wellness conference on population health Sept. 14 at the campus’s Memorial Union, where professor...
BARBARA WOLFE / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND/NORA LEWIS

URI dean honored as distinguished alumna of Yale School of Nursing

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Barbara Wolfe, dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Rhode Island, was honored by the Yale School of...
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