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Robert Jones. (H. Johnson)

The Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals

Name: Robert Jones Occupation: Technical producer, Festival Productions, Inc., producer of the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals. Background: He began working for George Wein, founder of...

The time has come to face new challenges

It's been a great eight and a half years. But now the time has come to move on to other challenges. This will be my...
Fred Levinger. (H. Johnson)

Colibri brings timepiece home

PROVIDENCE -- The Colibri Group is bringing an old New England timepiece back home. The Seth Thomas brand, America's oldest clock company, founded in 1853...
John Wareen, CEO, is enthusiasticfor bank's future. (H. Johnson)

Washington Trust growing up

Washington Trust, the bank that for two centuries has been defined by its dominance in Rhode Island's South County, is branching out to the...

Self knowledge, vision, flexibilty are worthy standards for success

It's interesting that it took Washington Trust Bank only about two centuries to decide to venture north beyond South County into the environs of...

Environmentally speaking — Yes!

A group studying transportation needs in Rhode Island has made a point that when considering future development, we need to be aware of how...

It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy

South County beaches, celebrity golf tournaments, national tennis tournaments, music and art festivals, WaterFire and antique shops, theaters by the sea and in the...
Bruce A. Charleson, president,Arnold Lumber Company.(H. Johnson)

Arnold Lumber builds on its success

Name: Bruce A. Charleson Position: President, Arnold Lumber Company, the first non-family member to hold the position since the company's founding 90 years ago. Background: Accountant...
Artist's conception of layout planfor Parcel 2 development.(Courtesy of Eastman Pierce)

Hotel, condo development rising 20 stories awaits OK

The developer of what's called Parcel 2 in Providence's Capital Center, is hoping to win approval for a height variance from the Providence City...
Veteran Trinity Rep. actor TimothyCrowe, left, with aspiring students.(Al Alexio)

Trinity raising actors’ salaries

The acting company at Trinity Repertory Company, one of the few resident regional acting companies remaining in the nation, is getting a substantial pay...

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