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Dotson Joins Residential Properties as Sales Associate

Rachel Dotson

Residential Properties Ltd. has announced that Rachael Dotson has joined their Providence office as a Sales Associate.

Smart Benefits: Penalty Hikes for Workplace Law Violations Announced

The Department of Labor recently issued a final rule that includes inflation-adjusted increases for civil monetary penalties for violations of ERISA, FLSA, FMLA, and OSHA,...

2,500 8th Graders to Attend JA Inspire Career Exploration Fair

Junior Achievement of Rhode Island will welcome 2,500 eighth grade students to the Convention Center as part of the JA Inspire Career Exploration Fair.

RI Commerce Receives 16 Responses to Innovation Campus Request for Proposals

The Rhode Island Executive Office of Commerce and the University of Rhode Island has received 16 responses to the Innovation Campus Request for Proposals.

BBB Gives Tips on Using Gift Cards Following The Announced Closing of Toys ‘R’ Us

Following the announcement that Toys 'R' Us is closing its stores across the country, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is advice for those...

It is Official: iHeart Media, Parent to WHJY, WHJJ and Coast 93, is Bankrupt

Both iHeart and Cumulus are in bankruptcy

The largest radio conglomerate in America, iHeart Media, is entering bankruptcy.  As part of the agreement, only $10 billion of its $20 billion in debt will...

Greencore Lays Off Hundreds in RI, Will Abandon 3-Year Old $33M Facility - UPDATED

Raimondo joined Greencore officials unveiling the RI facility

In 2015, Greencore came to Rhode Island, where it realized incentives and promised a $33-million food-production facility at the Quonset Business Park in North Kingstown. The 100,000...

Narragansett Bay Commission’s Wins National Environmental Education Award

Ray Marshall

The Narragansett Bay Commission’s (NBC) Mr. Can program received a National Environmental Achievement Award for public information and education from the...

Azores Airlines to Offer Nonstop Flights to Azores From T.F. Green This Summer

The Azores

Azores Airlines announced that is will resume its nonstop service this summer from T.F. Green Airport to Ponta Delgada, Azores.  ...

Smart Benefits: What Benefits Do Workers Want? More Financial Education

A recent study by MassMutual reveals that nearly 60 percent of workers feel more financially secure because of the financial and insurance benefits provided by their...

Lardaro Report: Economic Conditions Slip in January

Len Lardaro

Out with 2017, in with 2018. What an extraordinary way to begin this year! We have now received the revised (rebenchmarked) labor market data that...

Volvo Ocean Race Generates Nearly 100M Euros in Spain, How Much in Newport?

The 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race has added 96.2 million euros to the Spanish Gross Domestic Product, an increase of 7.6% over the 2014-15 edition.

Toys ‘R’ Us Could Close All U.S. Stores and Liquidate — Adverse Impact on Hasbro

Closure could impact jobs in RI

Toys 'R' Us is getting ready for a liquidation of its bankrupt U.S. operations, according to multiple reports

Luca + Danni Taps Lipsky for National Sales Manager

Luca + Danni, an American-made jewelry company based in Rhode Island, has appointed Pam Lipsky as National Sales Manager.

UPDATED: Parties Battle Over Charges of “Cluster” Claims at Brady Sullivan Mill in Coventry

The ongoing legal battle over mold contamination at Brady Sullivan properties - this photos from a Worcester project

Developer Brady Sullivan has responded to Dr. David Miller, Medical Director of Northeast Medical Research Associations (NEMRA), who appeared on GoLocal LIVE where he...

Most of RI’s Top Radio Stations Will Be in Bankruptcy This Week, According to Reports

The two largest radio groups in Providence are to be in bankruptcy

First, it was Cumulus Media and now, iHeart radio is set to file bankruptcy. Simultaneously, top executives at iHeart are taking millions in bonuses. ...

Handy Named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Washington Trust

Edward Handy & Mark Gim

Washington Trust announced that Edward Handy has been named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

RI Business Plan Competition to Award $265K in Prizes to 2018 Winners

RI Business Plan Competition to Award $265K in Prizes to 2018 Winners

The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition announced that it will award prizes valued at $265,0000 to the winners of this year’s competition.

DiSanto, Priest & Co. Name Gervais Director of the Tax Planning & Compliance Department

Peter Gervais

DiSanto, Priest & Co. announced the promotion of partner Peter Gervais CPA, CFP®, MST to Director of the Tax Planning and Compliance Department.

Amazon-Partner Pinnacle Faces Federal Unfair Labor Practice Charges in RI

The Teamsters charges against Pinnacle are being taken up by the National Labor Relations Board. Pictured: An Amazon warehouse

The National Labor Relations Board is taking up charges filed by the Teamsters alleging that Pinnacle Logistics -- the Quonset-based Amazon delivery partner -- has...

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