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Five Questions With: Jeff Liguori

Jeff Liguori serves as the lead partner for Napatree Capital, which he founded this year with Jim Maynard and Peter Miniati. Located at The...

Five Questions With: Margaret Howard

Margaret Howard, division director of the Center for Women’s Behavioral Health and director of the Day Hospital at Women & Infants Hospital, is also...

Five Questions With: Azeeza Hasan

Azeeza Hasan is a junior at Brown University concentrating in applied math. At Brown, she provides guided tours, attends meetings for the Association for...
After getting a finance degree from the University of Rhode Island and working for Xerox for about a dozen years, Andrew Coutu became a serial entrepreneur. R&D Technologies Inc., which he started with his son Justin about a decade ago, is his fifth company since 1983. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

3D printing is more than promise, it’s here and fun now

Andrew Coutu | R&D Technologies Inc. founder and CEOBefore R&D Technologies, I had two companies that failed and two that were sold successfully. I...
A FRESH BREEZE SHOULD BLOW: Meetings of the New England Power Pool, a regional energy trade association, should be open to the public, since energy policy is being developed there at the request of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Pictured is the Block Island Wind Farm. 
 / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ERIC THAYER

Regional power group should open its meetings to the public

Under normal circumstances, industry associations are private organizations, and as such, their gatherings do not fall under standard public-meeting access rules. But not all...

Are your health care dollars wasted?

The 2019 health plan open-enrollment season is kicking off for many Rhode Island employers. Each year the rising cost of health care takes its...

Why too many liberal professors is a problem

Suppose that you start college with a keen interest in physics, and you quickly discover that almost all members of the physics department are...

Does FEC care about campaign violations?

The Federal Election Commission would prefer not to know. On a party-line vote, the FEC has voted not to pursue enforcement action against the...

Learn R.I.’s usury law

Several recent cases, including one filed against a prominent Providence law firm, have centered upon violations of Rhode Island usury law. That law is...

The brilliance of resilience

Baseball great Babe Ruth struck out 1,330 times over the 22 seasons he played.And during those 22 seasons, he hit 714 home runs, a...
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