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ELECTRIC BOAT will receive up to $20 million in incentives for its initiative to nearly double its square-footage in the Quonset Business park and hire 1,300 workers in Rhode Island as it scales up its workforce to build the Colombia-class submarine for the U.S. Navy. Above the Virginia-class submarine, which Electric Boat also produces for the Navy. / COURTESY ELECTRIC BOAT

Is the state making a good investment with its offer of...

The announcement earlier this month that the state was offering up to $20 million in tax incentives to General Dynamics Electric Boat to expand...
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

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,...

For more than a century, Goodwin-Bradley has taken the road less traveled, says President Robert Goodwin, the third generation of 
the family-owned business to be in charge of the Providence manufacturer. And it has 
yielded positive results. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

People – the greatest challenge and reward

Robert Goodwin | Goodwin-Bradley Pattern Co. presidentAs the current steward of this 106-year-old family business, I am often asked what has been the most...

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...
John E. Ottaviani

Should you be using blockchain technology in your business?

There has been a lot of press and hype about the use of blockchain technology. Although the technology sounds “cool,” it may not be...

Good corporate citizenship pays off in multiple ways

What is a good corporate citizen? According to ­Corporate Responsibility Magazine, the good corporate citizen is transparent about its performance across a number of...

Federal accountability starts in R.I.

This story opens as a simple $1.2 million grant from the U. S. Department of Transportation to Bristol to rehabilitate the walls of the...

Housing finance still broken

Regulators have done a lot to reform the financial system since the 2008 crisis, but they still haven’t fixed the market where the trouble...

These words could kill your career

How many of you remember your mom or dad washing your mouth out with soap when you said a bad word or got caught...
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