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In 2012, veteran high school teacher Lee Chartier, 59, of South Kingstown, who has degrees in art, history and adult education and experience redesigning her own homes, decided to start her own company. Her business, Inside Style LLC, is an … more
When John Wood and his wife, Alexandra “Aly” Marks-Wood, bought property in Portsmouth, built a new 3,000-square-foot building and bought equipment to launch The Green Grocer, they had no way of knowing their new business would face the layers of challenges added by the financial crisis that became known as the Great Recession. more
There was a time when E.F. O'Donnell & Sons Co. Inc. was known for painting and refinishing commercial office space. Before that, most of its work was painting new bridge components on Rhode Island highways. But for the past 30 years, … more
The writing adage "show, don't tell" applies to moving images as well. If you want to explain what a company does, who it serves, and why, a video has to tell that story. East Providence's Animus Studios is making a name for itself by … more
Danilo Reyes, founder and president of Providence-based Available Staffing Network, is tapping into demand for contract employees. "I noticed things were starting to come back since the recession," he said of his decision to launch his own … more
Trans-Link LLC is a woman-owned transportation brokerage firm that connects truckers with clients shipping everything from fresh produce to dry goods in the United States and Canada. President Carla Manni grew up in the industry, with … more
The city that gave the world H.P. Lovecraft now has a store featuring his works and connecting visitors to his Providence. Lovecraft Arts & Sciences opened earlier this summer at the Arcade Providence. It is run by the nonprofit Lovecraft … more
Maplewood Farm, a three-season business since 1950, is a family affair and the owner wants to keep it that way. Owner Judith A. Carvalho inherited the 37-acre Portsmouth farm from her father, Manuel, who died suddenly in 1988. She works … more
Paul Haun spent nine years in the insurance investment business before waking up one morning last year inspired to start his own business. Little did he know the idea for his mobile app-development company, Providence-based Kaneland LLC, … more
Randy Miller is an astute evaluator of global markets. Off the top of his head, Miller can tell you which countries are economically depressed and which are bullish. He can list the ever-changing costs of different types of commodities. He … more
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