For the 15th consecutive year, Bristol County Savings Bank, based in Taunton, is hosting Bobblehead Doll Night at McCoy Stadium on July 30 for the baseball game between the Pawtucket Red Sox and the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
The U.S. economy should continue to grow at a rate of 2 to 2.5 percent, housing sector improvements will likely go on for another couple years, but capital spending could remain weak, as the Fed is likely to stay accommodative with interest rates due to uncertainty overseas.
Robert Donovan is the executive Director of the R.I. Health and Educational Building Corp., which is celebrating its 50-year anniversary. Donovan talks with Providence Business News about the economic impact the quasi-governmental organization has had in Rhode Island.
Washington Trust Bancorp Inc., the parent company of The Washington Trust Co., reported a 3.9 percent decline in net income in the second quarter to $11.1 million, or 64 cents per diluted share, from $11.5 million, or 68 cents per diluted share, a year earlier.
A little-noticed measure passed by Congress last year allows student-loan debt collectors to auto-dial borrowers on their mobile phones -- but a feared robocall deluge may turn out to be more of a trickle.