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Ranch and farm operators in Washington County are eligible for low-interest emergency loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency. 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
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
When employees lead unhealthy lifestyles, work productivity suffers and employers' health care costs can also go up if insurance claims rise. Such common scenarios are one reason many companies in recent years have turned to wellness … 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
The pitch: We make boating simple Years in business: Since 2009 Employees: 7 Cost to obtain franchise: $38,000 initial franchise fee; $140,000-$240,000 … more
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