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HASBRO HAS been named as a Civic 50 Honoree each year since the award's inception in 2012. This year CVS Health was also honored. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SPRINGER

2 R.I. companies honored for corporate citizenship

PROVIDENCE – Both CVS Health Corp. and Hasbro Inc. have been named as 2018 Civic 50 honorees, an award for superior corporate citizenship from...
SALES OF NEW PRIVATE JETS increasing as inventory in the used private-jet market is tightening. Above, the Cessna Citation Latitude business jet. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ORE HUIYING

At $9.7M a pop, private jets are luring buyers again

NEW YORK - If anyone’s looking for further evidence of a strong economy, here’s a sign: Wealthy individuals and companies are starting to snap...
LISA FRAPPIER is a psychiatrist that has practiced in Rhode Island for over 25 years.

Opinion: Medical society should stand up for doctors, support cutting red...

My friend recently described her graduation from a prestigious MBA program years ago.  She said “at the commencement they said ‘you have your degree,...

General Assembly passes bill banning fees for credit freezes

PROVIDENCE – The General Assembly has approved legislation to prohibit consumer reporting agencies from charging consumers a fee for a credit freeze.The legislation (2018-S...

Five Questions With: Michael Baer

Michael Baer is the managing director, program and business development, at Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank. Baer leads the bank’s client-management and product-development business, creating...

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UWRI CEO Anthony Maione is retiring after 13 years at the...

For 15 years at the United Way of Rhode Island, Anthony Maione has sought to better the lives of Rhode Islanders and improve their communities.As CEO since 2005, he has distinguished the local branch of the national social-services nonprofit group via its 211 call and walk-in volume and the recent launch of MyFund – to name a few accomplishments.“In...

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Four Ways to Start a Successful ERP Journey

ERP is hard, expensive, and risky. Most companies need it and many companies dread it. Fortunately, the last several years have brought with them a...

A Paper Company on the Cutting Edge

When Atlantic Paper & Supply opened its doors in 1948, the world of paper supplies and janitorial products was a very different landscape. There...

Creating Value Through Process Improvement – Part 2

Prioritizing Improvements Part Two of Two-Part Series In Part 1 of this editorial, we looked at how to set goals for your process improvement initiatives. This month, we...

People on the Move

BankNewport Names Branch Sales Manager

TIVERTON, R.I. (June 14, 2018) - BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Margaret McGreavy to vice president, branch...

BankNewport Names Branch Sales Manager

BARRINGTON, R.I. (June 14, 2018) - BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Justin L. Lombardo to vice president,...

AP&S Welcomes William K. Wray, Jr.

William Wray Jr. joins the firm’s litigation group and has represented businesses and governments in an array of litigation matters that span intellectual property,...

Press Releases

BankNewport First Providence Branch Opens At Dorrance Street

PROVIDENCE, RI (June 18, 2018) – BankNewport opened its newest branch at 55 Dorrance Street in Providence today, June 18. Located at the corner...

Historic Architect Fred Love Restored at RGB

RGB welcomes back Fred Love, AIA. Fred started with RGB in 1982 and was a clear powerhouse in Historic and Forensic Architecture.Fred has been...

Colliers Project Management Announces New Office in Providence, Rhode Island

Providence, June, 4, 2018 – Colliers Project Management (formerly Strategic Building Solutions) is pleased to announce the opening of a new downtown Providence location...

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