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JIM TRACY, who leads Rocky Hill School in East Greenwich, spoke at a national cybersecurity conference in Nashville, Tenn., this month. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Head of Rocky Hill School speaks at national cybersecurity conference

EAST GREENWICH – Jim Tracy, head of school at Rocky Hill School in East Greenwich, presented at the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education’s annual...
BURRILLVILLE attorney Michael McElroy speaking to the R.I. Energy Facility Siting Board in February with a group opposing the proposed power plant in the background. PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Burrillville power plant could cost ratepayers millions more than expected

PROVIDENCE – State regulators are calling on Invenergy Thermal Development LLC to explain how its proposed power plant in Burrillville could end up costing...
THE INSTITUTE ON TAXATION AND ECONOMIC POLICY estimates both the House and Senate tax bills would dramatically reduce the number of Americans eligible for property tax, charitable giving and mortgage interest deductions. / COURTESY ITEP

ITEP: House and Senate tax bills would ‘dramatically’ reduce deductions in...

PROVIDENCE – The Institute of Taxation and Economic Policy, a nonprofit research organization, released its calculations for the effect of both the Senate and...
HEALTHSOURCE RI reports a growing number of younger ACA enrollees this year.

HSRI reports more, younger Affordable Care Act enrollees

PROVIDENCE — HealthSource RI, the state-based Affordable Care Act health insurance exchange, reports more than three times the number of new enrollees since this...
A RENDERING OF THE PROPOSED "Ballpark at Slater Mill." / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX

Opinion: Ballpark proposal is good for city and state

The American Industrial Revolution was launched at Slater Mill in Pawtucket. Today we have a similarly historic opportunity to invigorate economic growth in our...
RHODE ISLAND RANKED NO. 11 on the annual "America's Health Rankings" report published by the United Health Foundation. / COURTESY UNITED HEALTH FOUNDATION

Report: R.I. ranks No. 11 on UHF’s 2017 ‘America’s Health Rankings’

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked No. 11 on the 2017 United Health Foundation’s “America’s Health Rankings” annual report released this month.The Ocean State moved up...

JWU to offer two online doctorates in fall 2018

PROVIDENCE - Come fall semester 2018, Johnson and Wales University students will be able to enroll in two new online doctorates, the university announced...
SERIOUS MORTGAGE DELINQUENCY declined in every state in the U.S. other than Alaska in September. / COURTESY CORELOGIC

Report: Providence metro mortgage delinquency remains on the decline

PROVIDENCE – Mortgage delinquency rates and foreclosure rates declined both in the Providence metropolitan area and Rhode Island in September, mirroring a national decline,...

Breakers receives $1M-plus boost to landscape project

NEWPORT - The Preservation Society of Newport County's planned renovation of The Breakers' landscape received a $1,045,000 boost in the form of a grant...
OPTIMISM among small companies in the U.S. advanced last month to the highest level in more than 34 years. / BLOOMBERG

Optimism among U.S. small businesses jumps to highest since 1983

PROVIDENCE - Optimism among small companies in the U.S. advanced last month to the highest level in more than 34 years as owners became...
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People on the Move

Toray Plastics (America) Names Chris Nothnagle Senior Director of Corporate Marketing

Chris Nothnagle, of Saunderstown, RI, has been appointed to the position of Senior Director of Corporate Marketing at Toray Plastics (America), Inc. He is...

Site Specific Hires Dan DiLeonardo as Director of Business Development

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Centreville Bank Hires Teresa Telesmanick as Vice President, Bank Operations

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Press Releases

RI Health Insurance Commissioner Marie Ganim and RI Executive Office of Health and Human...

Appointments strengthen further collaboration among RI healthcare leaders to improve quality, safety, and value of healthcare in RIProvidence, R.I. – Dec. 11, 2017 –...

Rhode Island Quality Institute Names Rob Bowman, former Director of Anthem Innovation Studios, as...

New COO will lead major aspects of RIQI strategy, service delivery, industry partnerships, and contributions to the innovation ecosystem in the stateProvidence, R.I. –...

Bank Funding Helps Serve Neighbors In Need

NEWPORT, R.I. (November 29, 2017) – Members of the Board of Directors of BankNewport and the Salvation Army Newport Corps recently gathered to celebrate...

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