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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
Two basic questions with big consequences for workers and employers: "Do I have the right investment mix for my retirement goals? Which investment options should I include in the retirement plan I'd like to offer my employees?" But how many … 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
More than 200 small-business owners and advocates met with Rhode Island lawmakers on Friday to discuss policy measures they hope will garner support in this year’s legislative session. 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
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