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GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE believes that Rhode Island's businesses and venues should be responsible for crafting their own COVID-19 safety precaution policies. The result is a piecemeal set of standards that varies from venue to venue, and sometimes even event to event at the same location./ COURTESY DUNKIN' DONUTS CENTER

Venues’ COVID-19 protocols vary as R.I. leaves rules largely up to...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee says it is up to individual businesses and venues that are operating in the state to craft their...
BELOW DECK: A barge is being used under the Henderson Bridge to assist workers removing some of the bridge decking as part of the $84.4 million overhaul of the 52-year-old span across the Seekonk River.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Remaking the Henderson Bridge is a ‘special’ opportunity

For decades, the Henderson Bridge over the Seekonk River had seemed strangely overbuilt – an elevated six-lane expressway leading into and out of Providence’s...
Catherine Taylor / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With: Catherine Taylor

Catherine Taylor | State director, AARP Rhode Island 1. What does it mean for you to be taking over as state director of AARP...

Helena B. Foulkes announces run for governor

PROVIDENCE - Former CVS Health Corp. executive Helena B. Foulkes, a Democrat, has announced her candidacy in Rhode Island's 2022 gubernatorial election. In a video...
RETURN TO ROOTS: Katherine Fotiades and Mark Phillips own and operate Skydog Farm, a farm store and hydroponic nursery in Scituate that grows herbs and leafy greens. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Connecting to the land, reducing food waste and building a community

Katherine Fotiades believes education and community engagement are the keys to running a successful agricultural operation. Fotiades and partner Mark Phillips in September 2020 opened...
LEAP OF FAITH: Hoping to take advantage of what they saw as an untapped market, John Heelan and his wife, Beth, in 2015 opened Ripples Swim School, an aquatic operation providing swimming instruction for young children, with facilities in Bristol and West Warwick.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Heelans see waves of success after diving in to create swim...

The Heelan family dove into the swim school business while seeking a suitable swimming program for their three young children. It took John Heelan and...
STATUS QUO: RoseMarie Clemente, owner of Baron & Clemente Real Estate LLC, says she opposes any effort to remove Portuguese from the list of qualifying origins for the state’s Minority or Women Enterprise Business program.   / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Everybody’s Business: ‘We rally to help each other’

RoseMarie Clemente | Baron & Clemente Real Estate LLC (Editor’s note: This is the 14th installment in a monthly series speaking with minority business owners...

New URI president discusses business and the blue economy during economic...

PROVIDENCE – The University of Rhode Island's Business Engagement Center and the blue economy's connection to the school's curriculum, outreach and research was at...

McKee, GA leaders to discuss his call for $100M in pandemic...

EAST GREENWICH - Gov. Daniel J. McKee says he will be meeting with House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio...

Groups call for timely distribution of funds from R.I.’s ARPA allocation

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s businesses and organizations are calling on Gov. Daniel J. McKee and the state's legislative leaders to allocate a portion of...

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