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PREPARING FOR SUCCESS: Amgen Rhode Island senior associates Devon Zayas, left, and Scott Lyons conduct a safety check prior to using a bioreactor at the company’s West Greenwich facility.  / PBN PHOTO/
RUPERT WHITELEY

Manufacturing Award winners point to varied paths of success

PBN runs eight recognition programs in the course of the year, and this week’s edition of the paper contains the special section for the...

Let speed cameras do their jobs

It is difficult to imagine that Rep. Anthony ­Giarrusso, R-East Greenwich, is in favor of cars speeding through school zones. But his latest legislative...

Slack attitude revealed by biz survey

Providence Business News’ biannual Business Survey has been providing a peek into the mindset of the region’s businesses for a decade now.When the Great...
A LOT RIDING ON THIS: The future of health care delivery and economic dynamism are likely to be affected by recently undertaken talks between Lifespan Corp., Care New England and Partners Healthcare of ­Massachusetts.

R.I.’s health care future depends on outcome of merger talks

On the same day that South County Health announced it was calling off merger talks with Yale New Haven Health’s Westerly Hospital, Lifespan Corp.,...
A CELEBRATION AND AN INTERVENTION: AS220 founder Bert Crenca has installed a series of five murals on the historical façade of the Providence National Bank in the city to celebrate the city’s diversity.  / PBN PHOTO/
MICHAEL SALERNO

Public art deserves support, especially on former I-195 land

In 1980, Providence passed an ordinance creating a public art program. Thanks to that forward-thinking action, art dots the landscape throughout the city, validating...

Pointing way to better workforce

PBN’s inaugural Workforce Development Summit delivered a strong message: private industry, educators and government must communicate in a much more consistent and robust way...

Opioid plans must have many facets

While it is simple to group the thousands of drug-overdose deaths that have come to Rhode Island as a piece of the opioid crisis,...

Those reviewing development should know all the rules first

With new projects being proposed on a regular basis in Providence, the biggest issue has moved from making development happen to managing that development,...

Celebrate big home sales, but R.I. needs more good-paying jobs

This week’s edition of PBN offers a thought-provoking contrast.The cover story, our yearly feature on the 10 most expensive home sales from the previous...

SEG feeds R.I. startup scene well

The Social Enterprise Greenhouse has accepted a new cohort for its Food Accelerator program, and this seems like as good a time as any...
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