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Small Business
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A South Kingstown-based environmental research firm founded in 1979 by four University of Rhode Island scientists was boosted into a gigantic new sphere when it became part of a global firm based in the United Kingdom. In late 2011, the … more
Fresh ideas for bringing the beauty and serenity of aquariums into peoples' lives are always flowing at Something Fishy. The business, founded in 1993 by CEO Kurt Harrington as an outgrowth of his youthful aquarium hobby, has shifted focus … more
The second decade of the 21st century has been good to the 170-year-old Palmer Spring Co. in Providence. Ryan Palmer, a member of the founding family and a worker with the company, said Palmer Spring is "stable," with a positive sales trend in the … more
NONPROFITS HOPE & MAIN, Rhode Island's first food-business incubator, is a "center of gravity" for local food, said Lisa Raiola, founder and president. Believing that homegrown food processing and related businesses could … more
Linda and Bill Bohmbach, married co-owners of Portsmouth-based Home Healthsmith LLC, founded the business because they wanted to empower people with the mobility and safety to age comfortably in place. What started first as an idea and a … more
Little changes can have big consequences. Just ask merchants along a number of Providence's most important retail corridors. When the city looked at installing parking meters along Wickenden Street, the merchants' association there fought … more
The spread of parking meters in Providence from the downtown business district into surrounding neighborhoods with popular business centers, including Wayland Square and Federal Hill, has unleashed a wave of criticism from small-business owners. … more
(Updated 10:55 a.m.) Thomas Parsons Kellogg III, president of ParsonsKellogg LLC, has been named Rhode Island’s Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. more
NEWPORT – The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association presented its annual Anchor Award to Newport Shipyard, to recognize the role the company played in transforming a part of the city's waterfront. The award was handed out on Sept. 17 … more
The Newport County Chamber of Commerce is offering an informational seminar to expand Israeli business investment and economic development opportunities in Newport County and East Bay. more
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