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Fraudulent Gift Certificates Force Chapel Grille to Stop Taking Faial’s Cards

Chapel Grille

No good deed goes unpunished -- Chapel Grille restaurant in Cranston, after announcing it would honor any paper gift card from the closed Faial's...

Smart Benefits: New OHIC Standards to Improve Health Care Delivery

Last week, Rhode Island’s Health Insurance Commissioner adopted standards to expand health care payment methods that reward efficiency and quality rather than volume...

Friday Financial Five – July 31, 2015

The initial estimate on the second quarter’s Gross Domestic Product, the main measure of economic productivity, came in lower than expected at 2.3%. Residential...

REPORT: FitchRatings Warns of Impact on Twin River

The latest report issued by the rating service Fitch finds that the new Plainridge Park Casino is taking a bite out of Twin River despite...

Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Near Zero

The Federal Reserve has decided to maintain near zero interest rates before increasing them later this year. 

ANALYSIS: Boston’s Olympics Bid is Dead, Will PawSox Providence Stadium Be Next?

There are a number of similarities between the proposed - and now dead - Boston Olympics bid and the effort by the new Pawtucket Red...

Guest MINDSETTER ™ Berwick: Solving Problems Using Public and Private Relationships

Governor Raimondo recently signed legislation mandating that all cesspools in Rhode Island be upgraded to reduce pollution problems in our coastal waters and riverside areas....

Smart Benefits: IRS Releases ACA Taxpayer Data for 2014

The IRS recently revealed preliminary results (generally through June 25) from the 2015 filing season related to the ACA’s premium tax credit and individual shared...

How Talking About Being Busy Can Add to Stress

There’s been a lot written lately about the epidemic of “busy-ness” that seems to have overtaken the workplace, and the people...

Friday Financial Five – July 24, 2015

The combination of a limited supply of housing and a rush to beat an impending rate hike may have contributed to best housing numbers in...

Mechanical Error at RI DLT Releases 832 Social Security Numbers

The Department of Labor and Training has announced  that a malfunctioning mail-sorting machine has caused Social Security Numbers of as many as 832 Unemployment Insurance...

video: Beach Boys Performance Helps IYRS Raise Over $1 Million at Summer Gala

The Beach Boys

The 18th Annual IYRS Summer Gala was held on Saturday, July 11 and saw 650 supporters attend as well as a live performance by The...

INVESTIGATION: RI’s Hottest Company Leaves, RI Officials Never Met with Them

A GoLocalProv public document request to the Governor’s office, Commerce Corporation, Providence Mayor’s office and Providence economic development officials found that...

Smart Benefits: Draft 2015 Forms Released for ACA Reporting

Starting early next year, employers with 50 or more full-time employees and insurers must report on their health coverage to satisfy ACA requirements that (1) individuals have...

Elorza and Aponte Announce Tax Break Plan for Providence Neighborhoods

Mayor Jorge Elorza

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Council President Luis Aponte announced Thursday a Tax Stabilization Act (TSA) intended to provide developers transparency and predictability in...

Friday Financial Five – July 17, 2015

The Tax Foundation has released the 2015 version comparing each state’s purchasing power. The foundation used the Bureau of Economic Analysis’ 2013...

NEW: RI Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.9 Percent

The RI Department of Labor and Training announced on Thursday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June 2015 dropped to 5.9 percent, down one-tenth...

Lardaro Report: Current Conditions Index Rises From 57 to 68 in May

Len Lardaro

Maybe 2015 won’t turn out to be as disappointing as it looked last month. While this year started fairly slowly, there was an obvious...

Rhode Island Has the 5th Highest Average Monthly Energy Bill in the Nation

RI Energy costs are among the highest in the country according to a new report.

RI Financier is Key Player in Greek Debt Controversy

RI based financier, Paul Kazarian has billions in play in the Greek debt crisis. The founder and CEO of Japonica Partners discussed the role of...

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