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Five Questions With: Kelly Brunette

Kelly Brunette is a registered nurse and the patient flow director at Kent County Memorial Hospital. She discusses Kent’s “tele-sitter” program, which was implemented...

Is it time for Rhode Island to legalize adult recreational marijuana...

A year ago, Statehouse Democratic leaders made it clear weeks before lawmakers opened the 2020 legislative session that they were not ready to support...

Five Questions With: Erica Martineau

Erica Martineau was recently promoted to senior vice president and regional manager with Bank Rhode Island, and oversees a network of 11 branch locations...
Mason J. Waring joined Providence-based law firm Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick Ltd. in 2008. His practice focuses on long-term disability, health and life insurance litigation. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Prioritize collaboration

Mason J. Waring | Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick Ltd. partner I am fortunate to be part of an amazing team navigating this pandemic. Here are...

Marijuana debate needs full airing

Last December, Statehouse Democratic leaders came out against an anticipated proposal from Gov. Gina M. Raimondo to legalize recreational marijuana use for adults. They’d...
CHALLENGED: 
Nursing homes across the state are losing money amid the pandemic, as they fight to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Pictured, from left, are Bethany Home of Rhode Island employees David Briggs, director of therapy; Linda Wilson, office manager; and Elizabeth Sarro, administrator.  / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. nursing homes need help in daily fight for survival

COVID-19’s economic effects will last well beyond the widespread availability of vaccines for many Rhode Island businesses, with nursing homes at the top of...
Annette Tonti / PBN PHOTO/PAMELA BHATIA

Five Questions With Annette Tonti

Annette Tonti | Managing director, RIHub 1. What is RIHub? RIHub is Rhode Island’s first “Innovation Campus.” Founded in 2019. … RIHub is a...

How to deal with hate

Like an old barn, many of us have been around a long time. We’ve withstood a lot of life’s storms, bad weather and hard...

Tips to avoid unnecessary trouble

Most of us are talented at excusing personal habits as trivial idiosyncrasies or minor infractions. Yet, they can come together to form a clear...

Why are for-profit colleges thriving right now?

When COVID-19 hit the U.S., many experts warned that America’s colleges and universities could be devastated. Some of them predicted enrollment declines of up...

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