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Success is simple if you are prepared

These are not times for the faint of heart. As the dollar continues its nosedive against global currencies and creates inflationary pressure, as the...

People must step up for museum to work

More than two decades in gestation, the Heritage Harbor Museum to celebrate Rhode Island’s seafaring culture is hoping that a new hotel-office space complex...

Make the choice on wind energy now

There is a fine line between building consensus and dithering. In the case of picking sites for large-scale wind energy projects, Rhode Island is...

Take a bow for latest URI groundbreaking

The groundbreaking last week for the Undersea Exploration Center on the University of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay Campus is a reminder that there are...

For rural towns, planned protection

If you like bucolic scenes, a visit to Exeter yields the requisite stone walls, hard woods, split rail fences and characters not afraid to...

Real life need drives education innovation

A modest new educational/training program in Providence shows how it is possible to address work force needs using creativity and careful planning – and...

Working waterfront should remain so

Plans to re-develop the Providence waterfront for commercial and residential use would require zoning changes that eventually would lead to the displacement of century-old...

If you mean business, be open and efficient

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis and the R.I. Economic Development Corporation’s Every Company Counts program have, laudably, begun a new effort to make...

Drop plans to refine ethanol at Quonset

Let’s get this out on the table right away: Ethanol produced from corn is not a “green” fuel. In fact, it may be just...

Clean under ramps around downtown

Downtown Providence has looked great since the formation of the Downtown Improvement District, which has invested in beautifying the city and sends out crews...
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