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RI Adds 2,500 Jobs in June

RI adds 2,500 jobs in June

Rhode Island added 2,500 jobs in June, according to the RI Department of Labor and Training.

Hotel Workers to Hold Picket Outside of Omni Providence

Hotel workers to hold picket outside of Omni Providence

Unite Here Local 26 hotel workers will hold an informational picket outside of the Omni Providence as contract negotiations continue.

BankNewport Opens First Providence Branch

BankNewport Dorrance Branch Sales Manager Laura Guillen; Meeting Street Major and Planned Gifts Officer, Lianne Pinheiro; BankNewport President & CEO, Sandra Pattie; Year Up Executive Director, Cathy Doyle; and RWU School of Continuing Studies Student Services & Support Coordinator, Esther Jazmin.

BankNewport’s first Providence branch is officially open. The branch, located at 55 Dorrance Street, opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 26.

Raimondo Announces Funding, Partnerships to Establish New Job Training Center

Gina Raimondo

Governor Gina Raimondo announced four employer partners that will bring a new job training and higher education center to Woonsocket. The partnerships include Amica, CVS...

RI’s Real Business Ranking - a Look at All the Rankings

On average ranks at in the bottom third

Rhode Island is certainly not as good a place for business as Governor Gina Raimondo claims and it is not necessarily as bad as CNBC...

American Airlines Adds Nonstop Flight to Miami From T.F. Green

American Airlines adds nonstop flight to Miami out of TF Green

The Rhode Island Airport Corporation has announced that American Airlines has added a new nonstop flight from T.F. Green to Miami.

Lardaro: Rhode Island’s Economy Sees Big Gains in May

URI's Len Lardaro

Fortunately for Rhode Island, April’s economic performance did indeed turn out to be somewhat of an outlier, as I had suspected (actually hoped...

What Constitutes Sexual Harassment is Not Always Clear: Guest MINDSETTER™ Reardon

The #MeToo movement started by activist Tarana Burke gained momentum in October of 2017 when actress Alyssa Milano invited women on Twitter to respond “me...

Smart Benefits: IRS Answers Questions About Paid Family & Medical Leave Credit

An FAQ recently issued by the IRS addresses several questions about the new Section 45S of the Internal Revenue Code that allows employers...

Hottest Part of RI’s Economy — East Side of Providence’s Real Estate

Asking price $5.5M, sale pending

The Rhode Island economy has hit a number of milestones --a record number of Rhode Islanders working is one of the trumpeted stats, but no...

Siedle Receives Record $30M Payment from Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Ted Siedle

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced an award of approximately $30 million to "a whistleblower who voluntarily provided key original information that led to...

Prov City Council to Hold Public Hearing on Zoning Map Change for Fane Tower

Fane Tower

Providence City Council’s Committee on Ordinances will hold a public hearing in regards to a text change and change in zoning map for...

Deepwater Wind Adopts Plan to Prevent Damage to Fishing Gear at Offshore Wind Farms

Deepwater Wind CEO Jeffrey Grybowski

Deepwater Wind has adopted a plan that is designed to prevent damage to commercial fishing gear from offshore wind energy activities. The procedure was...

See Where RI Ranks Among Most Energy-Expensive States

RI is ranked as the 29th most energy-expensive state

When it comes to energy expenses, Rhode Island is ranked in the middle of the pack. According to a recent study completed by WalletHub, Rhode...

Hilb Group New England Announces Partnership With MyMedical Shopper

Robert Calise, Managing Director of The Hilb Group New England.

The Hilb Group New England has partnered with MyMedicalShopper to help consumers with healthcare spending. The partnership makes MyMedicalShopper’s healthcare...

More Staff Reductions at Projo and Big Price Increase: UPDATED

GateHouse’s Region Vice President Peter Meyer said in a message to employees at more than 100 of the company's newspapers in New England ...

Rhode Island Ranked 5th Worst in America on CNBC Ranking for Top States for Business - Tied at #45

Despite claims to the contrary by some elected officials, Rhode Island is one of the worst places in America to run a business. According to...

Barrington Home Sold for Over $3 Million

306 Rumstick Road in Barrington sells for $3.25 million

Residential Properties Ltd. announced the sale of 306 Rumstick Road in Barrington for $3.25 million, matching the highest sale in Barrington this year.

UPDATED: Thanks to Raimondo, RI Retirees May Own a Piece of AC Milan Via a GOP Mega-Donor

Raimondo made a $70M investment into leading GOP donor Singer's hedge fund

It is unlikely that Gina Raimondo will roll out a television commercial touting that members in the Rhode Island retirement system may now be the...

Fastest Growing Jobs — RI’s Pays $35,000, MA’s Pays $95,000 and CT’s $113,000

Rhode Island’s job growth picture is a little bleak compared to its neighboring states. A new analysis of the fastest growing job in...

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