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Coming up with creative solutions to fundraising challenges is what Seaside Consulting Inc., owner Lynne Donahue believes sets her work apart from the competition. more
After more than five years in receivership and more than $4.1 million spent to support the efforts of Special Master Jonathan N. Savage to keep Landmark Medical Center financially afloat, state regulators are scheduled to reach a decision on Oct. 28 on the bid by Prime Healthcare Services of Ontario, Calif., to buy the struggling hospital. more
It’s called “upselling” – steering home-mortgage applicants into higher-cost terms that increase the lender’s profits – and it was rampant during the housing boom years. It worked like this: Rather than putting borrowers into loans at the lowest rates and fees for which they were qualified, loan officers convinced them to sign up for more expensive ones. Loan officers who successfully squeezed more juice, or profit, out of their applicants got extra pay for doing so. more
Where do all the food trucks go when they’re not serving customers from the curb? more
Frank F. Chiera Jr. 42, and his fiancé can get married anytime they want in Salem, N.H., where they make their home. But instead, they are tying the knot in the Greater Newport area on Labor Day weekend in 2014. more
Jeffrey Deckman began learning real-world lessons required to hold down a job and advance as a teenager. more
The last thing a marine researcher wants is for all her sea stars to die in their tank. Yet that is exactly what happened to University of Rhode Island student Caitlin Del Sesto last May when she was working on a research project for her invertebrate zoology class. more
The Providence Business News Executive Poll is a weekly survey of 70 business leaders throughout the state, representing small and large companies in a variety of industries. more
Jeffrey O’Brien spends his work days doing what many can’t wait to get free time for: touring the waterways around Newport. O’Brien, pictured above, center, owns Gansett Cruises. His wooden boat, the M/V Gansett, holds 49 passengers. Business has been good enough that the Providence native is considering a second boat to serve the Watch Hill area of Westerly. more
Rhode Island’s decimated residential construction industry has three small pockets of activity, according to Rhode Island Builders Association Executive Director John Marcantonio. more
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