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Five Questions With: Michelle Johnson

Michelle Johnson is a third-grade English language-learner teacher at Mary E. Fogarty Elementary School in Providence and winner of the 2018-19 Milken Family Foundation...
Before becoming president and CEO of Thundermist Health Center in 2017, Jeanne LaChance served as the health care provider’s chief financial officer, which followed executive positions at Westerly Hospital and United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia, N.Y. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

A deep connection to clients yields results and loyalty

Jeanne LaChance | Thundermist Health Center president and CEOAfter more than 20 fulfilling years working in hospital administration elsewhere, I have reached a new...

Purpose is a force that gives life meaning

The neighborhood kids had congregated in the front yard when a fire truck zoomed past. Sitting on the front seat was a Dalmatian dog....
MAKING THINGS ­HAPPEN: Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., has made his mark in Congress by building bipartisan coalitions. 
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Jack Reed sets an example for government service in troubled times

Without shoving ourselves into too much of the business of Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., he should not be allowed to leave his Senate seat...

Business execs optimistic about 2019, but challenged to find professional-level talent

More than 1,200 business executives from all 50 states who recently contributed to a national business trends survey expressed optimism about the business climate...

Innovation comes to Newport

A century-old school in Newport is being repurposed into Innovate Newport, an incubator for companies looking to join the region’s tech economy.While the idea...

U.S. is a meritocracy but it’s still not fair


Much of the current debate about inherited wealth in a number of Western countries is informed by the notion that most of today’s top...

More veterans needed in Congress

Forty years ago, military veterans made up roughly three-quarters of Congress. By 2017, the proportion had dwindled to fewer than one in five. The...

Marcantano named new chief operating officer of Meeting Street

MARK MARCANTANO was recently hired as the new chief operating officer for Meeting Street. Marcantano has worked in the health care industry for 21...
A WALL GROWS: The existing U.S.-Mexico border wall in Tijuana, Mexico, is only a physical manifestation of the growing wall in the local body politic over the nation’s immigration policies and enforcement. 
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Is the government shutdown a net positive or a net negative...

With the federal government shutdown having become the longest in history, it may be time to make some qualitative judgments about its effects, short...
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