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Chessawanock Island Oysters on Station Street recently received $75,000 in financing from the South Eastern Economic Development Corp. using R.I. Commerce Corp. funds and a Small Business Association Micro Loan that will allow it to expand from three to five acres in Narragansett Bay, buy additional farming equipment, and create four more jobs. more
Bristol native Kendall Reiss has found her calling making jewelry, a Rhode Island art form of yesteryear that she's turned into a business called Kendall Reiss LLC. Reiss, who earned her master's degree at Rhode Island School of Design, is … more
Restoration of American manufacturing has occupied a prominent space in President Donald Trump's speeches, commentary and tweets. But a mixed message was conveyed by the new president when he released a broad overview of his 2018 budget … more
A June 2016 survey compiled by Tech Collective, Rhode Island's information technology and bioscience industry association, found that 51 percent of local information technology professionals work "core" tech sectors, such as IT services, software and network communications, while the remaining 49 percent work in IT-related positions in finance, health care, education and professional industries. more
Following last week’s announcement of Rhode Island’s Small Business Person of the Year, the U.S. Small Business Administration on Wednesday released the state’s other small-business award winners. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Friday named Gary M. Palardy, president and CEO of Blue Moon Industries in Providence, “Rhode Island Small Business Person of the Year.” more
To the Editor: I would like to thank Providence Business News for highlighting the plight of property owners facing rising waters and floods in my neighborhood in Newport in the Feb. 24 edition, "Will rising tides flood The Point?" … more
A friendship was struck between Matt McClelland and Louby Sukkar after their children were enrolled in the same kindergarten class. Over the next three years that relationship would bloom into a food-production company. Now, as co-owners of … more
A senior at the ­University of Rhode Island, Anthony ­Markey knows how frustrating it is when the school bookstore offers to buy back textbooks at a fraction of the original price. "Although only a few months have gone by, it's almost … more
An aspiring entrepreneur has launched a campaign to crowdfund an “athleisure streetwear” company in Providence, designed to promote civic pride while also supporting the local startup community. more
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