In Their Own Words

"OIL AND GAS are expensive no matter where you live. One of the different challenges in Westerly versus Providence is, arguably, access to employment," said WARM Volunteer Coordinator Leah Eagan-Stoddard. /

Five Questions With: Leah Eagan-Stoddard

Westerly Area Rest Meals Inc. this month kicked off a new campaign for helping residents heat their homes this winter. The nonprofit’s volunteer coordinator,...
"WE AREN'T anywhere near the kind of desperation and glut of skilled professionals in the market that we saw in 2002 ... but the market has softened," says James Wright, a partner at Bridge Technical Solutions. /

Five Questions With: James Wright

With the state’s unemployment rate nearing 9 percent and economists predicting the worst recession in a quarter century, it’s not an easy time to...
The ultimate goal is to satisfy a need for a customer. /

Silveira named marketing head at NetCenergy

Diane Silveira has been named sales and marketing coordinator at NetCenergy. She will oversee client communications and scheduling of sales professionals for a growing...

Five Questions With: Rebecca Burke

The Miriam Hospital last week announced that Rebecca Burke, the hospital’s chief nursing officer and senior vice president for patient care services, has been...
"WE COULD say, 'Aw shoot, the Navy's gone, what can we do?' Or, we can make a contribution to the solution here by creating well-functioning, sustainable institutions with innovative solutions," says Robert Bailey, founder of Source Newport. /

Five Questions With: Robert Bailey

Preservationists, developers and municipal leaders have been meeting since Wednesday in Newport at a three-day conference focusing on sustainability in Rhode Island. Source Newport...

Five Questions With: Rich Siedzik

With a demanding and savvy base of users and a big footprint, the people in charge of managing the technological infrastructures of colleges and...
CREATIVE ECONOMY: Lynne McCormack says the city should focus on strengthening and sustaining its cultural events. /

Providence plan seeks boost for struggling arts groups

Lynne McCormack, director of the Department of Art, Culture & Tourism in Providence, is overseeing the ongoing effort to prepare an arts and cultural...
Our students have role models who
can teach them to balance. /

Laurie Barron is tapped to head Feinstein

Laurie Barron has been promoted to executive director of the Feinstein Institute for Legal Service. Barron was recently selected to become a member of...

Five Question With: Thomas A. Mann

PAWTUCKET – A former U.S. Air Force officer who served as a military construction and infrastructure manager has been named the new executive director...

Five Questions With: Philip Meeks

Cox Business, the enterprise services division of the Atlanta-based telecom giant, is growing at a fast clip – the division’s customer base is approaching...
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