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Most-read stories on PBN.com, Nov. 2018

1 More than 40 local nursing homes earn ‘Best Nursing Home’ honor from U.S. NewsPOSTED ONLINE: OCT. 30More than 40 nursing homes and assisted...

Taylor to lead FirstWorks board of directors as new president

CATHERINE TERRY TAYLOR, former director of the R.I. Division of Elderly Affairs and former owner of Providence-based communications firm LangTaylor Ltd., was recently named...
A CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: Courthouse Center for the Arts in South Kingstown will hold a benefit event for its children’s programs, titled “A Courthouse Christmas,” on Dec. 8. / COURTESY COURTHOUSE CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Editor’s Choice: A benefit for the arts

COURTHOUSE CENTER FOR THE ARTS will hold a benefit event for its children’s programs, titled “A Courthouse Christmas.” The event will feature the Courthouse...

Union Street building finds new life as luxury hotel in New...

New Bedford Harbor Hotel | 222 Union St., New BedfordBuilding owner: Columbus Group LLCBuilding tenant: New Bedford Harbor HotelArchitect and interior designer: Visnick...
CUSTOMER-FOCUSED: Adam Rizzo, left, franchise owner of 1-800 Water Damage, with Aaron Belanger, restoration tech. ­Rizzo said the company is customer-service oriented, geared toward meeting customers’ ­expectations.  
 / PBN PHOTO/Michael Salerno

Franchisee: Adam Rizzo

Franchisee: Adam Rizzo | 1-800 Water Damage | 140 Comstock Parkway, No. 9, CranstonThe Pitch: 1-800 Water Damage offers carpet cleaning, fire/smoke restoration, mold...

Business Best-sellers Nov. 30, 2018

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones By James Clear. The author offers a framework for...

Baxter named new chair of Roger Williams University board of trustees

TIM BAXTER, president and CEO of Samsung Electronics North America, was recently named the new chairperson for the Roger Williams University board of trustees....

A good ‘resource’

Do you feel your human resources department is effective? Yes: 80% No: 20%What kind of HR system does your company have? In-house: 90% Outsourced: 10% Other: 0% Our company does...
RECLAIMING ABUNDANCE: Choose Your Evolution founder Bryna Haynes will hold a networking workshop for women and how they can reclaim abundance in their lives, both professionally and personally, on Dec. 4 at The Hotel Providence.

Editor’s Choice: A shift for empowered women

EDITOR’S CHOICE A shift for empowered women BRYNA HAYNES, founder of Choose Your Evolution, will hold a workshop on how women can reclaim abundance in...

Lists: Wealth managers

Total assets under management: $29.6 billionTo purchase a copy of this list, call (401) 273-2201 or visit PBN.com/lists.html for more information.For more information about...
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