Almost eight years ago the state and federal governments repealed their taxes on luxury boats. As a result, the state economy has been boosted by nearly $3 billion dollars in growth, some industry members and state officials say.
Michael Keyworth, executive director of East Bay Economic Initiative a partnership between government and private business dedicated to promoting the marine industry in Rhode Island, said since the repeal of the state's 7 percent sales tax and the federal luxury tax -- 11 days apart from each other -- in 1993, the entire industry, including tourism and supporting business, has grown steadily, with 1999 estimates making it a $4.1 billion industry.
Marian Marcoccio has been promoted to general manager at EvoCare/American HomePatient in East Providence. She is responsible for the operations of Infusion Services and the Home Health Care Agency. …
Denise Dorato has been named nurse manager of Newport Hospital's maternal child health department. Her responsibilities include directing the activities in the birthing center and pediatrics unit, …
BUDDY'S BACK - Buddy Holly, played here by Van Zeiler, will be recalled in 'The Buddy Holly Story' April 25-30 at the Providence Performing Arts Center.
At 30, Travis Turpin dreams of the day he'll have the opportunity to play the demanding musical roles, like that of Jabert in Les Miz, or the Beast in Beauty and the Beast. But for now, Turpin is content - more than content, maybe joyous - to be playing the Big Bopper in the Buddy Holly Story, a classic rock 'n' roll show. "It's probably the
Join PBN for the best networking event and party of the winter - January 15, 2015 - the Book of Lists Party at the Providence Public Library. Reserve your spot by December 31st and get a holiday gift from PBN!
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.