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R.I. Senate confirms Larkin as R.I. health director

The R.I. Department of Health has a new permanent director after nearly 28 months with temporary leaders.  Dr. Jerome “Jerry” Larkin will lead the state’s...

Bills aim to give R.I. public libraries a break from high...

A lot of Rhode Islanders want to read Kristin Hannah’s latest novel, “The Women.”  The e-book version of Hannah’s Vietnam War narrative had 837 holds...

Office of Child Advocate faults St. Mary’s Home for Children for...

“I like not getting into restraints every second. I like being able to go on the computer. Also I like my teacher.”   That’s one of...

Senate confirms new state leader for behavioral health 

The R.I. Senate Thursday voted unanimously to approve the appointment of Richard Leclerc as the new director of the R.I. Department of Behavioral Health,...

More Rhode Islanders are earning 4-year college degrees 

You might call it a bachelor party: Rhode Island saw an almost 4% increase in bachelor’s degrees in 2022, according to new national data from a...

URI trustees to consider 3.5% tuition hike for both R.I. and...

Tuition at the University of Rhode Island would increase 3.5% for both in-state and out-of-state students in the next academic year under a proposal...
HEATING UP: Alaina Mahoney, left, of Providence-based A.M. Design & Fabrication LLC, works with assistant Erica Compton heating metal in a forge to hammer out a mirror frame for Mahoney’s upcoming product line release.  / COURTESY RUE SAKAYAMA PHOTOGRAPHY

‘Thriving in the undefined’

To Alaina Mahoney – painter, blacksmith and welder of steel – few tropes are staler than the “starving artist.” “Almost everyone I went to school...
PAYING IT FORWARD: Brown Medicine CEO Ann M. Kashmanian had multiple mentors help guide her throughout her career. Now, she’s helping fellow women grow within the workplace. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Brown Medicine’s Kashmanian a guiding light through complex health care

PBN BUSINESS WOMEN AWARDS 2020 OUTSTANDING MENTOR: Ann M. Kashmanian | Brown Medicine ANN M. KASHMANIAN, CEO of Brown Medicine, has played a vital role...
STAYING TOGETHER: Roots Hair Salon owner Michelle Murphy retained 17 hairstylists from when Salon O closed at the location that Roots currently occupies. Murphy wanted to maintain camaraderie among the stylists. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Roots Hair Salon’s Murphy is a cut above the rest

PBN BUSINESS WOMEN AWARDS 2020 WOMAN TO WATCH, SMALL BUSINESS: Michelle Murphy | Roots Hair Salon BEAUTY IS HARD WORK. Just ask hairstylist Michelle Murphy,...
SMOOTH OPERATOR: Brown Medicine Chief Information Officer David Hemendinger implemented IT strategies in order to help improve workflow at the physician group practice. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Brown Medicine’s Hemendinger remains steadfast within fast-paced health care

C-SUITE AWARDS 2020 CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER, LARGE PRIVATE COMPANY: Dana Alexander Nolfe | Rhode Island Medical Imaging Inc. INSOMNIACS TEND TO be studious thinkers. They’re...
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