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Analysis: Washington County has fastest growing local economy in Rhode Island

Washington County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Rhode Island in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health Introduces New Service to Help PBM Clients Manage Health and Wellness Benefit Solutions

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced the availability of Vendor Benefit Management, a new service developed to help CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) clients more easily contract, implement and manage their choice of available and emerging third-party health and wellness benefit solutions both digital and non-digital.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Soar Through Summer: A Duckhorn Wine Dinner Event

Join us at the Providence Fleming’s for our Duckhorn Wine Dinner on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 6:30 PM.

Roger Williams University ranks 146th best in the nation for law schools, study finds

Roger Williams University finished in a tie for 146th in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

Lifespan System of Hospitals rated top employer in Rhode Island, study finds

Lifespan System of Hospitals employs 14,000 workers in Rhode Island, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

University of Rhode Island ranks in the bottom tier for library studies, study finds

University of Rhode Island finished in the bottom six in a ranking of best library and information studies programs by U.S. News that examined 51 campuses around the nation.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health Outlines Strategy to Accelerate Growth

The executive team of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) will outline a series of transformation initiatives at its 2019 Investor Day today, showing how the company plans to accelerate enterprise growth, simplify a consumer health system that is confusing and inconvenient, and position the company for long-term growth and increased shareholder value.

RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL: RI Hospital physician leader recognized by peers with service award

David Portelli, M.D., medical director of Rhode Island Hospital’s Andrew F. Anderson Emergency Center, was recently honored by his colleagues in the Rhode Island Hospital Medical Staff Association with the “Service to Hospital Award.” The award recognizes a physician who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the hospital above and beyond the call of duty, distinguished by professionalism, leadership, excellence and innovation.

Rhode Island ranks highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Rhode Island finished first among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Rhode Island finishes 26th on best state ranking

Rhode Island was ranked the 26th best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

TEXTRON INC.: Textron Businesses Showcase Innovation and Performance with Diverse Product Lineup at Paris Air Show

Bell, Textron Aviation Inc., Textron Aviation Defense LLC, Textron Systems, TRU Simulation + Training and Textron Airborne Solutions, all businesses of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), have announced their plans for the Paris Air Show—the largest aerospace event in the world—which will be held June 17-23 at the Exhibition Center of Le Bourget. Textron will be displaying in Textron Pavilion A2.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Partridge Snow & Hahn Welcomes Kelly J. Wilbur

Partridge Snow & Hahn (PS&H) is pleased to welcome Kelly J. Wilbur as an Associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group where she focuses her practice on commercial litigation.

Providence-Warwick metro area exports in 2017

Bristol County, Massachusetts, was responsible for $4.74 billion in exports in 2017, more than any other county in the Providence-Warwick metro area, according to the International Trade Administration.

Average teacher salaries in Rhode Island rank 11th highest in nation

The average Rhode Island teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $67,040, the 11th highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

Analysis: Providence County posts 258th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,007 properties in Providence County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 258th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

STATE OF RHODE ISLAND: Rhode Island Commerce Corporation Hires New Chief Marketing Officer

Rhode Island Commerce Corporation Hires New Chief Marketing Officer Evans will lead statewide efforts to attract tourism and business

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: BankFive Awards $50,000 Grant To The Fall River Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall

BankFive Awards $50,000 Grant To The Fall River Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall BankFive awarded a $50,000 grant to the Fall River Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

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