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1What are your top initiatives as Providence's new economic-development director? Spurring economic development in Providence through an emphasis on job creation and business retention. … Providence has many phenomenal resources such as … more
Anniversaries come and go, but this month there is one that should be noted with some Rhody pride. Hope & Main is the Warren nonprofit, food-business incubator that opened last October, and it has been busy. In the last 12 months, more than … more
"We are not like previous generations," Kevin McGovern said, when asked what nonprofits should expect from the rising generation of young adults. "We want to be a part of the solution, not just viewed as a donor; we want our voice and opinions heard … more
Justin Savage, CEO of EveryBill in East Providence, talks with Providence Business News about his firm, which specializes in Web-based enterprise payment management software for companies, and how … more
Last week the Rhode Island Foundation handed out the fourth round of its Innovation Fellowships, a program funded by Letitia and John Carter. The winners of this year's so-called "genius" grants, which award $300,000 to each project over … more
About seven years ago, when Dennis Iannotti ran a vitamin-supplement store in North Providence, he sold a brand of fortified peanut butter that didn't taste very good. That memory stayed with him and in 2010 he and two friends, all three … more
Could the innovation that has helped drive human prosperity for centuries finally be petering out? Some worry that the easy discoveries in science and technology have been made, and it will only get harder from here. Is this believable? more
Bill White is the chief author of the new book, “Winning the War Against Concussions in Youth Sports,” a topic that has risen in public awareness due to expanding research on the effects of sports-related head injuries. White grew up playing many sports and is the father of five children who have been high school athletes, one of whom suffered a concussion and had some long-term effects that only became clear several years later. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth mission statement says that the school "serves as an intellectual catalyst for economic, social and cultural transformation on a global, national and regional scale." While UMass Dartmouth is not … more
When Ava Anderson was 14 years old she became highly concerned with the listed ingredients she found in her personal-care products. more
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