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Five Questions With: Patricia Markham Risica

As the General Assembly considers whether to approve the Medicaid global waiver that Gov. Donald L. Carcieri successfully negotiated with the Centers for Medicare...

Five Questions With: Brother Edmond Prescourt

The De La Salle Christian Brothers early last year announced plans to build a 132-unit mixed-income housing development on the organization’s 106-acre parcel in...
There is less of a personal feel [in banking] because decisions are not made locally. /

Bank of America veteran named Hudson CFO

Douglas E. Scala has been named chief financial officer at The Hudson Cos. He will be responsible for the company’s finance, information technology and...

Five Questions With: Dr. Linda Carpenter

Birds migrate, bears hibernate, but in the winter, we stick it out. Yet not surprisingly, the cold, the snow and the short days and...

Area attorney named to list of nation’s best

Thomas B. Farrey III, managing partner at Burns & Farrey, has been selected for inclusion in the 2009 edition of “The Best Lawyers in...

Five Questions With: Craig O’Connor

Almost 10 years ago, the Rhode Island Free Clinic opened in South Providence, aiming to serve Rhode Island’s poorest uninsured adults with a staff...
"OVER THE PAST 12 months we have vividly re-learned the critical link between homes and the economy," said Richard Godfrey, Rhode Island Housing executive director. /

Five Questions With: Richard Godfrey

In May, Rhode Island Housing announced the first four projects to be awarded funding through the $10 million KeepSpace initiative. Providence Business News recently...

Seed venture platform to target young ‘geeks’

On college campuses across Rhode Island, new ideas are brewing. Tech-savvy students with an entrepreneurial spirit are coming up with business concepts. Many will go...
We’re very good at stretching a dollar to its limit and finding creative solutions. /

Veteran of local arts scene to lead advocacy group

Deborah Obalil has been named president of the board for RI Citizens for the Arts. She brings 15 years of experience as an arts...

Five Questions With: Dr. Bruce A. Lazarus

The Center for Rehabilitation at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island has been awarded a three-year accreditation and designation as a Stroke Specialty Program from...
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