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Twin River Announces Acquisition of Newport Grand—Twin River Announces it Will Buy Newport Grand

Bishop: Keeping the Pawtucket Red Sox Without Seeing More Red in Providence—So what ever happened to ‘Meds and Eds’

50 Point Second Half Leads #24 PC Past Seton Hall 79-66—Friars bet Seton Hall 79-66

Leather Storrs: What’s in a Name?—“Hey Whitney, you seem a lot peppier, guess…

Bryant Beats Sacred Heart 91-85 in Double OT Thriller—Bryant beats Sacred Heart 91-85 in a double…

NEW: PC’s Henton Reaches 2,000 Career Points Milestone—LaDontae Henton becomes second Friar ever to reach…

Giannini: ‏Can a “Rhode Island Red Sox Stadium” Succeed in Providence?—Giannini: ‏Can a Rhode Island Red Sox Stadium…

It’s All About Education: Changing Lives with School Lunches—There have been several links floating around social…

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Lesson on Pizza—Many people know that American pizza derived from…

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Why Women Don’t Ask for Help + Engagement Party Etiquette—The etiquette of asking for help and upadated…

 
 
 

NEW: Newport Anti-Casino Group Responds to Newport Grand Sale to Twin River

In light of the news that Twin River will be buying Newport Grand, Citizens Concerned About Casino Gambling (CCACG) released the following statement on...

David Brussat, Dr. Downtown: The Red Sox and the PawSox

Pawtucket’s Triple-A baseball team was a feeder of talent to the Boston Red Sox during most of the Curse of the Bambino. 

Smart Benefits: RI’s Uninsured Down Nearly 4% in 2014

According to a recent Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, the uninsured rate nationwide dropped 3.5 percentage points last year, down from 17.3% to 13.8% -- the lowest point...

Friday Financial Five – February 27, 2015

Economic conditions have propelled a transition from owning to renting as home ownership is at the lowest level in twenty years, according to the Commerce...

Real-Time Tracking: RI’s Publicly Traded Companies

Track Rhode Island's major publicly traded companies with GoLocalProv and FindTheBest's new, real-time interactive tool. From CVS to Textron to Hasbro, see...

Saul Kaplan: Has Personalized Medicine Finally Arrived?

Did you see the recent news that the FDA has approved the first direct-to-consumer genetic test in the U.S.? Can you say game-changer? Talk...

Birthdates Bring Keno Luck

A Woonsocket woman began playing the same numbers for Keno using the birthdates of her grandparents and two children. This weekend, while at Gonyea's...

RI Biz Winners and Flops - Amica, Shark Tank and Prov Equity

ABC's Shark Tank

One Rhode Island entrepreneur whiffed on the Shark Tank, but still won. RI has realized a little business sunshine during the winter cold. While...

David Brussat, Dr. Downtown: Ask Dr. Downtown

Dear Dr. Downtown: Rhode Island is facing fiscal meltdown and you are calling for “thought experiments” about cutting entire agencies from the state...

Smart Benefits: Fines for Small Business Premium Reimbursement Delayed

Newly released IRS Notice 2015-17 offers some temporary relief to small businesses – those with less than 50 employees – who have employer payment plans. These...

GoLocal24 Launches “Social Targeted Sponsored Content”

GoLocalProv has launched “Social Targeted Sponsored Content,” a tool designed to connect content to the specific audience that would be most interested...

GoLocalProv Charges Providence Journal with “Free Riding” on Stories

In a series of back and forth legal letters, GoLocal24, the Providence-based digital media company, has demanded that GateHouse Media of Pittsford, New York, the...

Friday Financial Five – February 20, 2015

The continuation of job gains over 200,000 each month is positive, but an increase in people seeking employment might finally signal the start of a true...

MA Consumer Confidence Index Rises to Highest Level Since 2002

The Mass Insight Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) has risen sharply in the first quarter of 2015 with overall scoring moving up nine points from 97-106. 

Trinity Rep’s $18 Million Campaign Comes to a Close

Trinity Repertory Company's $18 million capital campaign came to a close on December 31, 2014. 

RI Commerce Corporation Announces New Leadership

Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor announced new leadership at Rhode Island commerce Corporation on Thursday, February 19. 

ProJo To Lay Off 12 Copy Editors, Send Jobs to Texas: Moore News

Days after a shaky website redesign launch, it is reported by Ian Donnis at RINPR that the Providence Journal will lay off approximately 12...

RI Lottery Announces Two $20,000 Instant Ticket Winners in Two Week Period

Beth and Joe Lampron of Rumford

The Rhode Island Lottery has announced that Beth and Joe Lampron of Rumford won $20,000 after deviating from their usual routine. Joe normally buys just PowerBall...

Projo’s New Website is the Fall River Herald’s Old Site

If you enjoy reading the Fall River Herald News’ website, then the Providence Journal’s new website will be a big addition to...

Lardaro Report: Current Conditions Index Report Rises in December

University of Rhode Island economics professor Leonard Lardaro

The promising economic performance of Rhode Island’s economy during the third quarter seemed to unwind as we moved closer to the end of 2014....

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