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Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo started work three weeks ahead of her Jan. 6 inauguration at a Jobs Summit that participants and supporters hope will position her administration to hit the ground running.
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Quirky goodbye sparks Pitch winner

Roger Williams University senior Willem Delventhal last summer decided to say farewell to a friend in a quirky, unconventional way, which turned into an award-winning business idea. Today

Merchandise changes at Benny’s but not customer focus

Arnold Bromberg knew from an early age he would enter into the family business. His grandfather, Benjamin Bromberg, founded the first Benny’s in 1924 and it has since become one of Rhode Island’s … Today

Hotels use fresh approach to attracting business

Within the past year, three downtown Providence hotels have undergone substantial renovations, with new and planned work at two of them being made specifically to attract more convention and meeting … Today

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Diversification keeps firm growing

It’s almost not enough to be just a good accounting firm anymore. Increasingly, the leading CPA groups are growing, merging and expanding into financial services and other new specialties.
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Recommendations look at educator autonomy

EAST PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee this month received recommendations that aim to clarify support and increase autonomy at all levels within the Rhode Island education system.

Construction company owner sentenced for filing false claims

The owner of Alhambra Building Company has been sentenced to two years probation for failing to pay workers prevailing wages and filing false claims in order to collect more than $1.8 million in …

Alliance’s Squibb uses art to raise HPV awareness

Eliza Squibb, executive director of the Global Alliance to Immunize against AIDS Vaccine Foundation, has taken an unlikely path with her fine arts education. While studying at the Rhode Island School …
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