With less than two months until the General Assembly begins its 2014 session on Jan. 7, many members of the state’s business community are eager to douse legislators with recommendations in hopes of cranking up the often-sluggish pace of change required to make the state more business-friendly.
By Rhonda J. Miller PBN Staff Writer
Educators from the R.I. Department of Education recently completed a “road show” on what next-generation science standards will look like in the classroom when they are implemented over the next three years.
Matt Somweber has been named general manager at the Arpin International Group, where he will manage operations staff, serve as an escalation point of contact for accounts and customers and oversee training and compliance for the division.
John Barrett has been named general manager at the Arpin International Group, where he will manage administrative staff, provide account reporting, maintain divisional standard procedures and oversee training and compliance for the division.
CVS Caremark Corp. and the New England Patriots recently hosted the CVS Caremark/New England Patriots Veterans Skills Camp at Gillette Stadium’s Dana-Farber Field House. The camp paired former Patriots players with veterans from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont for a day of fun and skills training.
Dozens of online business directories carry profiles of millions of small businesses. These include major search firms such as Google, Bing and Yahoo, as well as Internet yellow pages, social media sites and dozens of smaller players.
Dr. W. Scott Walker is the first Lifespan surgeon to perform single-site robotic gynecologic surgery in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Part of a second phase of surgeons across the country selected for training in this highly technical field, Walker has performed more than 300 multiincision OB/GYN robotic surgeries, including ovarian cystectomy and surgery for endometriosis. more
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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.