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RI Has Highest Percentage of Deficient Bridges in Country—RI Has Highest Percentage of Deficient Bridges in…

Most Traveled, Deficient Bridges in RI - See The List—The American Road and Transportation Builders Association recently…

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not - May 22, 2015—Every Friday, GoLocalProv's Russ Moore breaks down who…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Luis Vargas: Rhode Island Families Deserve a Choice—I doubt many if any of you know…

Friday Financial Five – May 22, 2015—Instead of taking Social Security benefits as early…

NEW: Providence’s Custom House Tavern Set to Reopen—Construction plans have the Custom House Tavern slated…

Roger Williams Park Carousel Village to Host Food Truck Friday—Roger Williams Park’s Carousel Village to host food…

NEW: College Unbound Approved as Rhode Island’s Newest College—College Unbound is now a Rhode Island degree-granting…

NEW: Providence Ranks 32 in City Energy Efficiency—The City of Providence ranks 32 of 51…

Narragansett Bay Commission to Hold Watershed Conference at Goddard Park—Goodard Park to host wrap-up environmental education conference…

 
 
 

WPRO Boss is Fired

Radio Veteran Barbara Haynes

Long serving General Manager Barbara Haynes for the WPRO AM and FM radio groups in Rhode Island was fired Wednesday by executives from the parent...

NEW: Providence Ranks 32 in City Energy Efficiency

The City of Providence ranks 32 of 51 U.S. City's in city energy efficiency, according to the City Energy Efficiency Scorecard released by the ...

195 Commission Announces New BioTech Proposal for Providence Land

The 195 Commission has announced a new proposal for development of the former interstate land has been submitted -- by groups involved with the South Street...

NEW: Providence Foundation Endorses 195 Location for Stadium

Following a meeting of its Executive Executive Committee and the Board of Trustees, the Providence Foundation announced it voted to endorse the proposed I-195 parcel...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Seth A. Goodall: LINC up With The SBA

There’s a hunger among entrepreneurs to find financing to get their businesses off the ground or to take the next big step in...

Smart Benefits: Public Comment Period for Cadillac Tax Closed

Starting in 2018, employers – including governments and school districts – will have to pay a 40 percent tax on employer-sponsored coverage that exceeds $10,200 for individuals and $27,500...

Friday Financial Five – May 15, 2015

Former Fed official, Greg Valliere, says a June rate hike isn’t likely to happen. Fear that Chairwoman Yellen and the Fed might...

ProvPort Expands - Leases 14 Acres of City Land

Through three Mayors and nearly a decade of effort, ProvPort has finally secured a 14-acre piece of City Property and can expand. On Thursday at...

PawSox Want $120M, South Carolina Lands Volvo for $200M in Incentives

The Pawtucket Red Sox new ownership is asking for $120 million in incentives from Rhode Island and a tax break from the City of Providence voiding...

Lardaro Report: RI’s Economic Performance in March Improves Slightly

Len Lardaro

Rhode Island’s March economic performance was slightly better than it was in February, although both months had varying degrees of weather-related distortions. 

Smart Benefits: Self-Funded Insurance - A Growing Option Among Employers

As employers continue to face rising health care costs and added fees imposed by the ACA, many are turning to self-funded insurance plans.

RI Biz Winners & Flops – Prov’s Economic Void, RI Rankings & WashTrust Growth

Providence is facing major economic decisions and challenges in 2015. The Capital city which continues to rank among the bottom of most every economic ranking for...

Friday Financial Five – May 8, 2015

There’s a tendency to focus on the record breaking income tax that was due April 15th, but that’s just a portion...

Juanita Sanchez, URI Students Team up For Biotech Experience

Students from Juanita Sanchez High School in Providence along with URI biotechnology professors and representatives of the biotech company Amgen 

Smart Benefits: Exchange Funding - What’s Next?

Federal dollars funded the start up of Rhode Island’s state exchange, HealthSource RI. But show will the state now support its continued operation? ...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dr. Mazze - New PawSox Stadium v. 38 Studios Lessons Unlearned

Bringing up 38Studios as the discussion for public financing and tax forgiveness continues for a new PawSox stadium in Providence gets the immediate response…...

Friday Financial Five – May 1, 2015

The folks over at the AARP Public Policy Institute have developed a tool to measure livability to help guide the aging community.

NEW: RI Has 8th Highest Insurance Premium Penalties For High Risk Drivers

Rhode Island has 2015's eighth highest insurance premium penalties for high risk drivers, according to a WalletHub report. 

Job Corner: One Simple Shift to Improve Your Communication

A client who works in state government was sharing his frustration with the processes in his organization. “I keep asking my manager,” he...

Dr. Downtown, David Brussat: Downtown Beaux-Arts Beauty

Union Trust Bank Building, courtesy of gcpvd.com.

The Union Trust Bank Building, at Westminster and Dorrance streets in downtown Providence, was designed by Stone, Carpenter & Willson and completed in 1901. 

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