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Providence City Council committee recommends rejecting Hope Point Tower zoning

PROVIDENCE — After nearly three hours of public comment, a City Council committee voted to recommend denial of a zoning change that would clear...

RIDOT: Truck tolls net $626K in first month

PROVIDENCE – The first two truck-toll locations installed in Rhode Island collected $625,989 from June 11 to July 10, $27,322 more than had been...
A Providence City Council committee will hold a public hearing Wednesday on the Hope Point Tower project./THE FANE ORGANIZATION

Hope Point Tower returns for public hearing at Providence City Hall

PROVIDENCE – The Hope Point Tower project is scheduled for a public hearing this afternoon at City Hall, before a committee that will recommend...
LISA RANGLIN is the president of the Rhode Island Black Business Association, which has announced the honorees of its 2018 Business Award Program. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND BLACK BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

RIBBA announces 2018 Business Awards Program recipients

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Black Business Association announced the recipients of its 2018 Business Awards Program Wednesday.The awards will be publicly honored at...
TEXTRON reported net income of $224 million in the second quarter of 2018, largely driven by a $50 million profit increase in the company's aviation segment. / COURTESY TEXTRON AVIATION

Textron reports $244M profit in second quarter

PROVIDENCE – Textron Inc. reported net income of $224 million in the second quarter, $71 million more than the $153 million the company reported...

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Matt Brown wants R.I.’s governor to focus less on business interests...

Matt Brown, a longtime activist for social, educational and environmental causes, wants to bring that mission to the top level of state government next year.The former secretary of state says he’s mounting a primary challenge against Gov. Gina M. Raimondo because of what he thinks she represents – a corporate-backed government that benefits business interests over regular Rhode Islanders.“The...

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What Three Questions do Successful Leaders Ask?

A second-generation family business owner recently asked a question that I think is quite common in the middle market. In many respects, it gets...

Enhancing the Connectivity of Healthcare

As populations around the country continue to age, the need for healthcare services that reflect the changing desires of patients to age in place...

Four Ways to Start a Successful ERP Journey

ERP is hard, expensive, and risky. Most companies need it and many companies dread it. Fortunately, the last several years have brought with them a...

People on the Move

EY NAMES RICK BATES, CEO OF SINGLECARE SERVICES, LLC, AS AN ENTREPRENEUR OF THE...

EY has announced that Rick Bates of SingleCare Services, LLC, the Boston-based provider of consumer savings on pharmacy and other health services, has received...

Jonathan Cook Joins Sayer, Regan & Thayer in Newport

The Newport (RI) law firm of Sayer, Regan & Thayer, LLP is pleased to announce that Jonathan Cook has joined the firm as an...

Bryson Promoted to Chief Philanthropy Officer at Saint Elizabeth Community

Erica Bryson has been promoted to Chief Philanthropy Officer at Saint Elizabeth Community. She was hired in 2012 as Senior Philanthropy Officer, and has...

Press Releases

BankNewport Celebrates Opening of First Providence Branch

PROVIDENCE, RI (July 6, 2018) – BankNewport celebrated the opening of its first Providence branch at 55 Dorrance Street with an official ribbon cutting...

O’Neil Outar Named RISD’s Vice President for Institutional Engagement

(Providence, Rhode Island) July 03, 2018 – After an extensive international search, O’Neil A.S. Outar joined Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in January...

“PowerDocks Wins 2018 Electric & Hybrid Marine Industry Innovation of the Year Award”

Newport, RI / Fall River, MA – PowerDocks, LLC announces the winning of the Electric & Hybrid Marine Industry acclaimed Innovation of Year Award...

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