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PawSox Owners Open to Talking to Other Cities

Larry Lucchino

The PawSox owners previous pledge to be committed to staying in Pawtucket seems to have a chink in the claim. Wednesday, the PawSox announced that...

HBO’s Oliver Blasts Providence’s WJAR-10’s Parent Company for Conservative Bias

John Oliver, HBO

HBO’s John Oliver show this week focused on “right wing bias” of Sinclair Broadcasting — the nation’s largest owner...

Smart Benefits: OSHA Steps Towards Workplace Safety

Every year, about two million American workers are victims of workplace violence, according to OSHA. With several recent, highly-publicized workplace violence tragedies, now’s...

G Media Taps Decker As President and COO

Megan Decker,President and COO

One of Rhode Island’s largest advertising agencies and named Megan Decker President and Chief Operating Officer. G Media Studios Inc., an experiential brand...

Mullen Named President of Providence Country Day School Board of Trustees

John Mullen

Providence Country Day School in East Providence has named John H. Mullen as President of the Board of Trustees. Mullen takes over as President...

PawSox Owners Combined Would Rank as 10th Richest Owner in Sports

PawSox Owners

Patriots owner Bob Kraft is not close. Neither is Jerry Jones owner of the Dallas Cowboys.  Dan Gilbert, owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers and...

Marrocco Offers Jobs to All Fire + Ice Employees, After Prov Place Mall Restaurant Abruptly Closes

Closed Abruptly

One of Providence Place Mall’s original restaurants, Fire + Ice, has closed with no notice. The closure is leaving workers and gift certificate holders...

Record-Breaking May for Housing Market, According to RI Realtors

More single-family home sales were sold in May than any other May since 1998, the year the RI Association of Realtors began keeping monthly records. Single-family...

RI Gas Prices Drop 2 Cents Heading into July 4 Weekend

Rhode Island gas prices dropped two cents this week, reaching the lowest point for this date since 2005, according to AAA Northeast. 

Smart Benefits: More Competition = More Benefits According to SHRM Study

In SHRM’s annual survey of US employers about employee benefits, over two-thirds of organizations cited recruiting difficulty and skill shortages for...

Friday Financial Five – June 23, 2017

Economic fundamentals continue to be the focus as the Federal Reserve did recently raise the target range for the federal funds rate by 25 basis points...

OneJet Announces New Service From Pittsburgh to Providence Beginning August 23

OneJet to fly into Providence beginning August 23  PHOTO: OneJet

OneJet airlines announced that they are expanding their service from Pittsburgh to TF Green Airport in Providence starting on August 23. 

RE/MAX RI Names Simpson-Daniel Director of Technology & Training

Mark Simpson-Daniel

RE/MAX in Rhode Island has named Mark Simpson-Daniel as the Director of Technology and Training. 

Burrillville Says $1 Million Needed to Fight Invenergy, Will Use Invenergy’s Own Money to Do So

Burrillville Power PLant

The Town of Burrillville says that $1 million is needed to fight the Invenergy power plant and that they will use Invenergy’s own money...

RI-Based SquadLocker Names Garbatini Director of Builder Engagement, Adds 50 Employees

Todd Grant, President of SquadLocker

Rhode Island-based SquadLocker promoted Alexandra Garbatini to the newly-created position Director of Builder Engagement. SquadLocker has also added 50 employees in the last six months. 

Beacon Mutual Insurance Company Names Spero President & CEO

Brian Spero named President and CEO of Beacon Mutual

The Beacon Mutual Insurance Company named Portsmouth's Brian Spero as President and CEO.  

URI Radio to Rebroadcast WUMD’s “State of the Queer Nation”

University of Rhode Island radio station WRIU 90.3 FM will add rebroadcasts of WUMD’s “State of the Queer Nation” to its weekday...

RI Commerce Spends Two-Thirds of its $12M in Contracts with Out-of-State Companies

Under Governor Gina Raimondo, the agency in charge of building Rhode Island’s economy has spent 65 percent of its contract dollars with out-of-state companies...

Business Monday on Golocal LIVE Features Discussion of RI Budget and Amazon-Whole Foods Deal

Gary Sasse, heads the Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership

Join GoLocal LIVE on Monday at 4:00 PM for Business Monday when Josh Fenton hosts Gary Sasse "The Money Man" for a look at the fast...

Smart Benefits: Reminder to Self-Insured Plans - PCORI Fee Due July 31

For specified health insurance policies and self-insured health plans, the annual filing and fee payment to help fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is...

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