Perched at the edge of the Ten Mile River in Attleboro, Homestead Hard Cider is the vision made real by two 24-year-old hometown entrepreneurs who happen to be in perfect synch with the revitalization of their city and a two-state focus on improving water quality in the river that runs through Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Waterfront development gets all the attention in East Providence, but the latest large residential project approved by the city would rise from the woods and subdivisions near the Massachusetts line.
Hundreds of people take the plunge for Special Olympics Rhode Island on Jan. 1 at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett. The 38th annual Penguin Plunge raised approximately $95,000 before expenses to support more than 2,800 athletes who compete year-round in more than 1,600 training opportunities and athletic competitions. The event has raised more than $2 million over three decades.
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.