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Five Questions With Narya Marcille

Narya Marcille | Owner, Blooming Anchor Designs1. You were approached by Newsweek to design a cover illustration marking the first anniversary of the...
GARY REBELO is the president and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern Rhode Island, which was formed by merging the Boys & Girls Club of Cumberland-Lincoln with the Boys & Girls Club of Woonsocket. / COURTESY BGCNRI

Five Questions With: Gary Rebelo

Gary Rebelo is the president and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern Rhode Island. BGCNRI was officially created in late February,...

United Way honors Capital Good Fund with 2-1-1 Innovation Award

ANDY POSNER is the founder of Capital Good Fund, a Providence-based social change organization that uses financial services to address America’s poverty problems. The...
SEN. CYNTHIA COYNE, D-Barrington, has introduced legislation that would allow property owners aged 60 and older to volunteer for their communities in exchange for a reduction of up to $1,500 on their property taxes. / COURTESY R.I. GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Five Questions With: Cynthia Coyne

Sen. Cynthia Coyne, D-Barrington, has introduced legislation that would allow property owners aged 60 and older to volunteer for their communities in exchange for...
FRANK MOTTA, executive vice president of CAI Managed IT in Smithfield, says cloud computing offers benefits such as cost reduction, data security and business continuity. / COURTESY CAI

Five Questions With: Frank Motta

Smithfield-based cloud- and managed-services provider CAI Managed IT recently transitioned New Bedford scallop distributor Northern Wind over to the cloud. Before, the company had...
BRENDAN COUGHLIN is president of Consumer Deposits and Lending at Citizens Bank with responsibility for consumer deposits, payments and lending businesses. / COURTESY CITIZENS BANK

Five Questions With: Brendan Coughlin

Brendan Coughlin is president of Consumer Deposits and Lending at Citizens Bank with responsibility for consumer deposits, payments and lending businesses. Product lines include...
PAULA GRAMMAS is the executive director of the George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience at the University of Rhode Island. / COURTESY KATHLEEN DOOHER

Five Questions With: Paula Grammas

Paula Grammas, executive director of the George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience at the University of Rhode Island and a Thomas M. Ryan...
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Five Questions With Jo-Ann Ryan

Jo-Ann Ryan | Democratic majority whip, Providence City Council1. What would your recently vetoed proposal to reduce the use of single-use plastic bags in...
RACHEL BERWICK is a professor and head of the glass department at the Rhode Island School of Design. / COURTESY RISD

Five Questions With: Rachel Berwick

As a Rhode Island School of Design professor and head of the school’s glass department, Rachel Berwick’s work has been shown internationally in such...

New Bedford’s Branco becomes Marion Institute’s new leader

ROBYN BRANCO, of New Bedford, was recently named the new executive director of the Marion Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to improving life within the...
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