John Shea, a sales associate with Hammond Residential Real Estate LLC in Boston, was recently honored for his work in restoring the the James L. Hazard house, a 6,000-square-foot Newport Victorian built in the 1800s.
Kathie Shields, executive director of Tech Collective, talks about the $7.5 million initiative named Tech Force Rhode Island, designed to address the state’s information technology industry employment and workforce needs.
With the prevalence of tick-borne diseases, particularly Lyme disease, in the Northeast over the past 20 years, Lifespan has created The Lifespan Lyme Disease Center at Newport Hospital. Dr. Timothy Flanigan is medical director of the clinic and he talks about the growing incidence of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases in the region.
1 Your evaluation of economic momentum in Rhode Island reflects sustained progress. What influences that progress?
My assessment of our improving momentum is based almost entirely on the performance of my Current Conditions Index, a broadly …