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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
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
Mission: To develop and provide programs, services and support to our members by protecting their interests, promoting industry partnerships and providing education and leadership, such that members receive a definable value for their investment. … more
Ruben D. Ogando and his brother Reymond were born in the Dominican Republic, where their mother made them learn to tailor growing up. Thirty-three years ago, Reymond started a tailoring and laundromat company in Providence. Ruben, who first … more
CEO (or equivalent): Sandra J. Pattie, CEO and president 2015 Revenue: $62,527,542 2013 Revenue: $53,149,200 Revenue growth: 18% For nearly 200 years now, BankNewport has been meeting the needs of its customers. … more
Natale "Nat" Calamis' first career started not in the boardroom of Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc., but rather on the baseball diamond, where he played second base in the minor leagues for the Detroit Tigers. After three … more
PROVIDENCE – Three lawmakers, all Republicans, earned perfect scores from the National Federation of Independent Business for their voting records in the 2015-16 session of the General Assembly. Sen. Nicholas Kettle, R-Coventry, was the … more
When he retired from law enforcement after a 22-year career in Franklin County, Massachusetts, Courtney Sojka wanted to apply his skills to a new security-focused endeavor; but the last thing he wanted to do was become a mall cop. "Normal … more
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