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Rhode Island was eighth highest in the nation in November for its percentage of noncurrent home loans at 7.3 percent, Black Knight Financial Services said Monday. more
(Updated 4:16 p.m.) An advisory committee of the R.I. Commerce Corp. on Tuesday recommended a package of incentives for GE Digital, the new technology-based division of General Electric Co., which could encourage creation of 300 jobs in Providence. more
Finlay Extracts & Ingredients USA Inc., part of a multinational tea, coffee and horticulture business, is requesting state incentives to build research, manufacturing and distribution facilities at Quonset Business Park. more
Updated 2:33 p.m. Businessman and former Providence mayor Joseph R. Paolino Jr. announced on Monday that he plans to convert the former St. Joseph’s hospital building in South Providence into housing for the homeless. more
Rhode Island is the first state in the nation to develop standards for emergency departments – in hospitals or as free-standing units – to treat patients who present with opioid-use disorder and/or overdose, the R.I. Department of Health reported at the March 8 meeting of the Governor’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force. more
(Updated, 4:50 p.m., Jan. 31) A New York-based real estate management company has purchased 12 medical office buildings in Providence, at a combined purchase price of $60 million, according to a company statement. more
What is the economic and cultural impact of the largest nonprofits based in Providence? By many measures, they help to define the capital city, which draws its identity in large part through the contributions of its universities and hospitals. … more
The John E. Fogarty Building. 1968-2017. A procession of kazoo-playing mourners gathered in front of the Rhode Island Convention Center on Friday to honor not a person – but the John E. Fogarty Memorial Building, which is being demolished to make way for a hotel. more
Undergraduate applications to the Providence and Charlotte, N.C.,-based Johnson & Wales University campuses decreased by more than 9 percent and 12 percent, respectively, in 2014-15 when compared to a decade earlier, according to a report by education research website StartClass listing the 50 U.S. schools with the biggest declines. more
Bryant University will host a grand opening ceremony for its newly finished Academic Innovation Center on Sept. 23. more
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