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In a "letter to the community" this week, Richard R. Spies, board chair of The Providence Plan, details the organization's response to the embezzlement that came to light last summer, with a special emphasis on the board of directors' … more
It is quizzical that in President Donald Trump's first budget proposal he has proposed eliminating the $124 million federal match for the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, putting in grave jeopardy programs such as Polaris MEP in Rhode Island. … more
It hardly seems like 20 years have gone by since the Bryant University Women's Summit held its first ­gathering. Founded by Director Kati Machtley to encourage more women to enter careers in business, the event welcomed 350 people … more
For the first time in nearly a dozen years in January, Rhode Island's jobless rate was lower than the United States as a whole. But as we look at the state's employment situation, one point must remain paramount – this is no time to lose … more
As Providence looks to the General Assembly for more financial support, it's important to set a few ground rules. more
When Chicago-based Invenergy LLC proposed building a natural gas-fired power plant in Burrillville in the summer of 2015, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and many of the state's business leaders immediately got behind the project. more
Rhode Island should prepare for a substantial boost in 2017. That's the conclusion to be drawn from the Winter 2017 PBN Business Survey. Nearly 80 percent of respondents to three questions in PBN's biannual survey of the region's … more
In the last week, three state tax incentive packages were approved, two for companies that were either adding or creating jobs in Rhode Island and one for a group developing a mixed-use project. The cost for these projects could eventually … more
The path of health care reform never has been clear or direct. And last fall's presidential election has not made trying to predict its future any easier. Thus, the timing of the Providence Business News Health Care Summit was propitious. … more
Newport's Point neighborhood sits just feet above sea level, north of the piers and public spaces that draw so many tourists every year to the City by the Sea. The problem is that for this historic neighborhood, at least, it's more like City in the … more
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