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Star Wars a force for Hasbro

It was 28 years ago the toy industry found “the force” and tapped into the lucrative licensing rights of the first Star Wars trilogy,...

URI report details merits of station plan

The merits of an intermodal station project in Warwick were recently documented in a report by a group of University of Rhode Island graduate...

A chilly forecast could freeze companies’ profits

If Old Man Winter’s Nov. 13 visit is a precursor of the winter to come, then the National Federation of Independent Business says small-business...
P-Bruin defensemen Milan Jurcina clears the Bruins' zone. The team is not anticipating an attendance boost despite the NHL lockout.

P-Bruins not expecting windfall during lockout

Even with the parent club in Boston likely shut down for the season, the local affiliate Providence Bruins aren’t expecting to see...
Region Verizon president Donna C. Cupelo, a Providence College graduate, discusses the future of telecommunications.

Region president cites telecom evolution

Donna C. Cupelo Position: Verizon Region President – Massachusetts/Rhode Island Background: Served as Verizon’s local region president since 1997; ...

Women in Business

Summit covers access to capital, pay equity Five speakers from the academic, banking and professional world gathered at The Federal Reserve restaurant in...
Steve Staples, shown planing wood in his workshop, has helped his company persevere by offering a range of services over the years.

Furniture makers craft reincarnations

Staples Cabinet Makers Owners: Steve and Chris StaplesLocation: Plainville, Mass. Type of Business: Furniture makers Year Founded: 1973 Employees: Five...

Slater Centers may consolidate under one fund model

State's 2005 budget proposal cuts the program's funding by 25 percent The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation is pushing the state’s Slater Centers...
The Miriam Hospital brain trust, from left, Sandra Coletta, Rebecca Burke, Kathleen Hittner and Sandra Cheng. Along with Mamie Wakefield, the team is leading a major renovation.

History repeats itself

Nearly a century after a women’s group founded Miriam Hospital, female execs write latest chapter Almost 100 years ago, Miriam Hospital grew out of pennies...
Lillian Sanchez, an Amos House employee, works at a Pawtucket charter school.

Nonprofits strategize new revenue streams

As the state’s largest soup kitchen, mass food preparation is one thing the Amos House in South Providence knows how to do....
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