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Applications Being Accepted for Wavemaker Fellowship Program

EDC's Stefan Pryor

Applications for 2018 Wavemaker Fellowship Awards are now being accepted, Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced on Wednesday.

VIDEO: Amgen to Expand in RI With “Next-Generation” Biomanufacturing Plant


Leading biotechnology company, Amgen, announced that it will expand in Rhode Island with a new $160 million "next-generation" biomanufacturing plant. The plant will be the...

RI Business Plan Competition Names 14 Semi-Finalists

The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition announced 14 semi-finalists for the 2018 competition.

Bill to Stop Financial Agencies from Charging for Security Freeze Services Passes House

Mia Ackerman

The House of Representatives passed legislation that would prevent consumer report agencies from charging fees to those who choose to put a security freeze on...

RI Has 7th Highest Tax Burden in U.S.

How much total income will Rhode Islanders be paying when taxes are due in just a few days?

Better Business Bureau Offers Tips for Digital Spring Cleaning

With the Spring season underway, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) are teaming up to offer tips...

Lardaro Report: RI’s Economic Progress is “Very Promising”

Len Lardaro

As we move further into 2018, Rhode Island’s economic performance continues to be very promising, based on our continuing ability to progress farther and...

Smart Benefits: What Makes a Company a Great Place to Work?

In Fortune’s list of the 100 best companies to work for in 2018, a diverse group of companies emerged as the leaders. But one thing...

Warwick’s Hilb Group Teams With HR Knowledge for Human Resources Solutions

Rob Calise

Warwick-based Hilb Group of New England announced that HR Knowledge will serve its HR consulting clients, after Hilb group acquired HR Knowledge in...

RI Commerce Releases Amazon HQ2 Docs - Redacts Financial Incentives Offered

The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation has released Rhode Island’s Amazon HQ2 bid, after Rhode Island missed the cut to 20 cities in January. And...

United Way of RI Receives $500K Gift to Establish Donor Advised Fund

Anthony Maione, UWRI President

United Way of Rhode Island along with President Anthony Malone announced that the organization’s largest single donor-advised fund of $500,000 was received...

PrepareRI Internship Program Set to Place 100 Students with Top RI Employers

Governor Raimondo

Governor Gina Raimondo announced the launch of a new internship program, called PrepareRI, that will provide 100 high school students with hands-on work experience in industries...

RI Foundation Announces Winners of $200K Innovation Fellowships

(L-R) The Foundation’s Neil D. Steinberg and Jessica David stand with the 2018 winners: Erminio Pinque, Kate Lentz and Eva Agudelo following the announcement.

The Rhode Island Foundation has announced the winners of its annual $200.000 innovation fellowships. Eva Agudelo, Kate Lent, and Erminio Pinque were selected from a pool...

UPDATED: WJAR-10/Sinclair Controversy Blows Up — Morning Joe Criticizes and Trump Defends Co.

Morning Joe host blasted Sinclair and their journalists while Trump Tweeted a defense of the company

The controversy over the pro-Trump scripted news promotion read in Providence on air by Frank Coletta and Alison Bologna and other Sinclair Broadcasting news staff...

Mattiello Announces Study Commission to Review Sexual Harassment in Workplace

Nicholas Mattiello

Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello has appointed members of a new legislative study commission who will be in charge of reviewing existing state laws...

VIDEO: WJAR Anchors Read Pro-Trump Sinclair Script About “Fake News”

WJAR's Coletta reading the Sinclair

Media experts across the country are voicing horror about WJAR’s parent company — Sinclair Broadcasting — having its news anchors and reporters across...

Smart Benefits: New Disability Claims Procedure In Effect Today

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced that final regulations updating the process requirements for claims involving disability benefit determinations will take effect...

McKee to Propose Bill to Protect Consumers Working with Alternate Electric Suppliers

Dan McKee

Lt. Governor Dan McKee is planning to propose legislation to further protect consumers doing business with alternate electric suppliers while protecting potential savings realized from...

Residential Properties Among Top 500 Most Successful Real Estate Companies in U.S.

Residential Properties Ltd. (RPL) has been named a member of the 2018 Real Trends 500 - a list of the top 500 most successful real...

Projo Exodus Continues — Reporter Who Wrote About Trudeau’s Physical Appearance Leaves

Canadian Prime Minister

Providence Journal reporter Jacqueline Tempera tweeted this week that “Friday is her last day @projo.” She is just the latest to leave the...

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