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THE R.I. PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION has approved the Block Island Utility District’s energy efficiency plan. / COURTESY BLOCK ISLAND UTILITY DISTRICT

Block Island energy efficiency plan approved

NEW SHOREHAM – Block Island, known for hosting the nation’s first offshore wind farm, has taken another step toward becoming more energy efficient. On Tuesday,...

Coping with COVID-19: Banneker Supply Chain Solutions

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Junior Jabbie, the CEO and president of Banneker Supply Chain Solutions, Inc., said his company was designated as critical infrastructure, meaning...

BankNewport helping to feed hungry in R.I. during COVID-19 pandemic

LOCAL PARTNER: BankNewport CEO and President Sandra Pattie, left, and Wendy Kagan, executive vice president and director of employee and community engagement, display the...
BREAKTHROUGH RENOVATION: The new three-story staircase required breaking through three levels of the building, which will help with wayfinding, orienting visitors to all the major-service areas and connecting the library’s two buildings. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Fresh Design: Providence Public Library

Providence Public Library | 150 Empire St., Providence Building owner and tenant: Providence Public Library Architect: designLAB architects Developer/General contractor: Bond Bros. Inc. Cost: $27 million Use: The Providence...
John P. Shevlin

Shevlin receives Providence Engineering Society’s 2020 Humanitarian Award

JOHN P. SHEVLIN, a professional engineer and senior vice president of Pare Corp., was awarded the 2020 Humanitarian Award by the Providence Engineering Society....

Reopening your office

Are you in the process of reopening your office so that staff can return? Yes: 44% No: 33% We have been operating with staff in-office throughout the...
SAFE CULTURE: ­Business performance social scientist Joseph Grenny will be hosting a free webinar on May 28 about creating a safe culture for businesses. / COURTESY JOSEPH GRENNY

Create a company culture where workers feel safe

EDITOR’S CHOICE Create a company culturewhere workers feel safe VITALSMARTS IS HOLDING a webinar hosted by business performance social scientist and New York Times best-selling...

McCombe: Block Island won’t screen visitors

NEW SHOREHAM – There will be “no physical screening process” for visitors to Block Island at the Old Harbor dock, state airport in Westerly...
TERRY SOBOLEWSKI, president of National Grid Rhode Island, works from home during the coronavirus pandemic. / COURTESY TERRY SOBOLEWSKI

Coping with COVID-19: National Grid

Terry Sobolewski, president of National Grid Rhode Island, said the company’s preparedness for emergencies, such as hurricanes or outages, helped it to rapidly adapt...
SHAWN MARTIN, who oversees Fuss & O’Neill’s Providence office, works remotely from his home office during the coronavirus pandemic. / COURTESY SHAWN MARTIN

Coping with COVID-19: Fuss & O’Neill Inc.

Shawn Martin, vice president and office manager of Fuss & O’Neill’s Providence office, said that while working during a pandemic has been challenging on...

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