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Dockwa Inc., a Newport-based tech startup that helps boaters research, plan and book cruising trips, has raised $2 million in private capital in its most recent seed funding round. more
TAUNTON, Mass. – The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation recently made a micro loan to Newport Potters Guild to enable the small business to start a pottery and clay art gallery and create four new jobs. more
I know that Wright's Farm Restaurant is not everyone's cup of tea. But our menu is very simple; we offer freshly baked rolls, salad, pasta, fries and platters of chicken served family style, with very few exceptions. It amounts to 10,000-12,000 … more
(Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part series exploring the potential impact of the planned redesign/replacement of Providence's Route 6-10 connector.) more
Stewart Butterfield, founder and CEO of Slack, recently said, "No small innovation ever caused a large shift in how people spend their time and no large one has ever failed to do so." When we started Dockwa two years ago, the collective … more
There's a Haitian proverb that the author Tracy Kidder made famous: "Beyond mountains there are mountains." It's a metaphor meant to say that when you solve a big, challenging problem, another one presents itself. It's not the most sunny, … more
In 1920, a group of telephone-company workers, seeking to aid their colleagues by providing local banking services, founded the Telephone Workers Credit Union in Providence. Through mergers and expansions, Coastway Community Bank, as you know it … more
Atlanta resident Michele Mindlin and North Kingstown's Susan Gordon visited the Old Slater Mill National Historic Landmark District on a warm October day. The former college roommates chose the Pawtucket site in part because Mindlin makes a habit of visiting museums and historic sites across the world. And Gordon had visited the Old Slater Mill site before. more
The almost-new ranch is bigger than it appears in photos. It has new appliances, granite counters, a kitchen that opens to the living room and a fenced-in backyard with a mature tree. The three-bedroom house at 161 Nelson St., in the … more
I joined TBC directly out of URI in 1974 and five years later took over stewardship of the company when my father retired. For the past 35 years the company has been my epistemic crucible, revelatory prism and an often harrowing, emotional roller … more
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