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On an island where many businesses are seasonal, the HeART Space Community Art Center on Block Island intends to provide a year-round outlet for artists and residents. Opened in March by Paige Gaffett and Felicia Cinquegrana, a weaver and … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Wednesday announced 17 awardees for the 2016 National Small Business Week, including two companies with operations in Rhode Island. more
Lead paint renovation training is available in December for contractors, do-it-yourself landlords and homeowners, and anyone else who plans to remove paint on houses, schools or daycare facilities applied before 1978. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Monday feted the state’s top SBA lenders during an awards ceremony held at the Alpine Country Club in Cranston. more
Designxri introduces and connects Rhode Island designers to the world. Co-founded on that premise by director Lisa Carnevale, left above, and a number of board members, the nonprofit incorporated Aug. 1, 2014 and the following month … more
Erin Donovan-Boyle is executive director of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce, one of the state's largest business-advocacy organizations. She discusses some of the changes in the business climate in the state and new initiatives for the … more
Lisa J. Raiola is founder and president of Hope & Main in Warren, Rhode Island's first culinary business incubator. She's also vice president of institutional advancement at Roger Williams University. Raiola, who lives in Bristol, conceptualized … more
1What is Buy Local RI and how is the Rhode Island Foundation involved? Buy Local RI is a campaign to encourage Rhode Islanders to shop at local businesses. We strive to build a strong economy and vibrant community by promoting locally owned … more
People head into coffee shops to surf the Web, why not to stitch a pillow? That was the thinking behind a new business in North Providence, Whipstitch Sewing Café, which combines hot coffee with sewing machine rentals. You can sip as you … more
Curious about how the lobster gets from the ocean floor to the plate? A new business in Newport gives city visitors a hands-on demonstration of lobster trapping, explaining how they are caught, and adds the option of a steamed dinner at the end of … more
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