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Small Business
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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
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
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
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
EAST PROVIDENCE – Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. last week announced that it had acquired First Connecticut Insurance Inc. of Bristol, Conn. The agency will relocate into Starkweather's Bristol, Conn., office in the near future. … more
WARREN – The former controller for Ava Anderson Non Toxic last week was charged with felony embezzlement. Robert Anderson, 59, of North Providence, is free on personal recognizance after appearing in Sixth Division District Court. He is … more
The yearly count of SBA-backed loans came out last week, and the picture it paints is not a pretty one. From before the Great Recession, through its depths and now in the Ocean State's weak recovery, it is clear that less and less capital … more
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