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New Security Measures Being Taken at Dunkin’ Donuts & RI Convention Centers—New Security Measures Being Taken at Dunkin' Donuts…

GoLocalTV: RI Leaders Show Support for RhodeWorks & Truck Tolls on Tuesday—GoLocalTV: RI Leaders Show Support for RhodeWorks &…

Providence’s Los Andes Named in Yelp’s Top 100 Places to Eat in U.S.—Providence's Los Andes Named in Yelp's Top 100…

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Friday Financial Five – February 12, 2016

The presidential election, a Chinese economic slowdown, spiraling oil prices, and interest rate concerns are all competing as the impetus for the global market swoon...

The 28 Most Stressful Jobs

No matter what industry you work in, stress is an unwelcome part of any occupation. A recent study by Chicago-based employee assistance provider ComPsych deemed ...

Hasbro, Inc. Announces Earnings of $175.76 Million

Hasbro Inc. has reported earnings of $175.76 million, or $1.39 a share, up three percent from a profit of $169.91 million, or $1.34 a share, from the same period...

Smart Benefits: Large Employers May Have to Report Pay Data

Rob Calise

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced a proposed change to the annual Employer Information Report, or EEO-1, which would require employers with 100-plus...

Providence Geeks to Host Co-Founders of Focal Upright on Wednesday

The Providence Geeks will how their first dinner on Wednesday, February 10 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at AS220. Admission is free. 

Alex and Ani Buys Rafealian’s Cinerama - May be Precursor to a Public Offering

Carolyn Rafaelian

GoLocal has learned that RI-based jewelry company Alex and Ani is making yet another move as the company is buying its supplying manufacturing company and...

The City in Every State With the Cheapest Rent

Ben Franklin once said, “nothing is certain except death and taxes.” If he were alive today, he very well might add “rent...

US Unemployment Rate Hits 8-Year Low

The US unemployment rate hit an 8-year low of 4.9% in January 2016. The economy added 151,000 jobs, a slowdown from the 250,000 per month figures during the fourth...

Friday Financial Five – February 5, 2016

The Fed hike at end of 2015 was widely considered the starting point for interest rates to head in an upward trajectory but that has not...

video: Ernie Boch Jr. Explains His Support for Trump on CNN

 President, CEO and Spokesman of Boch Enterprises, Ernie Boch Jr., went on CNN on Thursday and explained that he supported Donald Trump. When asked...

Job Cuts Up 218% in January

Businesses announced more than 75,000 job cuts in January, an increase of 218% from the same month last year. Energy and retail employers led the increase, reporting...

United Way RI Brings Free Tax Services on Road With 8 Scheduled Events

The United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) is preparing for the return of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Site/Earned Income Tax...

Restivo and Monacelli Hit with $5.7 Million Judgment in Resource Recovery Case

Judge Michael Silverstein dropped the hammer on the Providence accounting firm of Restivo and Monacelli for a total judgment of more than $5.7 million tied to...

WPRO’s Big Problem Filling the Cianci Time Slot — Who’s Next

Buddy Cianci was not just the controversial former Mayor of Providence turned radio talk show host, he was the money maker for WPRO AM, and...

Smart Benefits: Boost Benefit Engagement in 2016

Greater awareness of a company’s benefit package can boost employee satisfaction and retention. Help employees better understand the benefits you offer in three...

video: More Concerns Arise Over Ava Anderson Products

New concerns have arisen this week regarding Ava Anderson Non-Toxic (AANT) products, in light of the company’s news that the Anderson family is...

Siedle Calls Cianci “Rhode Island’s Least Dangerous Politician”

Photo courtesy of Richard McCaffrey

I first met Vincent “Buddy” Cianci, the celebrated ex-mayor of Providence who dominated Rhode Island politics for decades, at Tammany Hall Pub and...

Friday Financial Five – January 29, 2016

According to ADP, garnished wages are up dramatically as over $1 billion in government backed student debt is being collected yearly, a 40% uptick from 2006. Parents are...

Critics Questioned Ingredients in Ava Anderson Products, Company Admits Faulty Labeling

Founder Ava Anderson, pictured here when she started the company in 2010.

After mounting criticism by green bloggers regarding ingredients used in their products, Ava Anderson Non-Toxic announced Tuesday that suppliers were to blame for including ingredients...

RI’s World Renowned Graphic Designer Malcolm Grear Dies

The RI-based graphic designer and Rhode Island School of Design Professor Malcolm Grear, who was one of America’s most award winning artists, has...

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