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Five Questions With: Dr. Matt Collins

Dr. Matt Collins, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s new executive vice president and chief medical officer, comes to the role after...

Five Questions With: Joe Devine

Tech Collective Executive Director Joe Devine spoke with PBN about the upcoming Rhode to Resilience workshop presented by the Global Cyber Alliance on Oct....
In 1983, Lynn Singleton was named president of the Providence Performing Arts Center and successfully reversed the then-struggling theater’s financial fortunes. Attendance at PPAC has increased from 57,000 that first year to nearly 500,000 this year. During his tenure, he and PPAC have received widespread recognition, including several Tony Awards for production. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

‘You win with good people’

J.L. “Lynn” Singleton | Providence Performing Arts Center CEO and presidentHere are some thoughts I have consistently found to be true over my decades...
BAD ROADS: Local communities are responsible for keeping track of their own road-repair projects. An effort in the late 1980s to ensure consistent pavement quality for local roads failed once state funding ran out. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Bad roads should not be permanent part of Rhode Island experience

It’s not hard to find bad roads in Rhode Island, or any other state where winter settles. No local community is immune, though like...

Marijuana businesses need banks

BayCoast Bank is setting a much-needed standard locally with its public acceptance of deposits from businesses in the burgeoning marijuana industry.The Swansea-based bank has...

Many can take a bow for Quonset’s success

The Quonset Business Park has been the leading engine of Rhode Island’s economic growth and job creation for years and continues to grow and...

Housing might rescue economy from trade war

Recently released manufacturing data made two things clear: The Federal Reserve might be powerless to prevent the negative effects of the trade war from...

Data show remote work pays off

IN 2018, for the first time, people who took public transportation to work in the U.S. had higher median earnings than those who drove...

DiSandro named new chair of Children’s Friend board of directors


MICHAEL DISANDRO, senior vice president and team leader of New England commercial banking for Wells Fargo Bank N.A., was recently named chairman of the...

Travis Mills, a true American hero

Never give up. Never quit! That is the motto of Travis Mills, one of only five surviving quadruple-amputee soldiers from the wars in Afghanistan...
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