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Five Questions With: Dan Paquette,<br> chairman of RIBA’s Green Building Committee

Daniel J. “Dan” Paquette – the chairman of the Rhode Island Builders Association’s Green Building Committee, the vice president of planning and development...

Five Questions With: Jack Templin,</br> tech consultant and Geeks co-founder

Providence Geeks, the popular monthly meet-up for local info-tech and digital media professionals, will hold its last dinner of the summer this evening.The...

Five Questions With: Paul Archambault<br> <i>Wave C.U. exec looks ahead to Anchor...

In May, members of Wave Federal Credit Union and Anchor Federal Credit Credit Union approved a merger of the two Warwick-based institutions. The new...

Budget was a victory, but education’s needs remain

There is an old Welsh proverb that reads: “Bad news goes about in clogs, good news in stockinged feet.” Within the last month however, news...
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Public is ill served by governor&rsquo;s public-records veto

Gov. Donald L. Carcieri delivered a setback to open government in Rhode Island when he vetoed a bill that would improve Rhode Island’s public...

Alternatives hold key to future success

Charter schools are a response to the sad state of public education for many poor and urban students. The schools operate within broad public...
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Editorial Cartoon: Trolling for clients

“Ace insurance salesman Al Grundy spends the opening day of fishing season trolling for new clients,” says the caption beneath an image of Al...

Reform should be at top of health agenda

The sad truth is that the system in Rhode Island for delivering health care is broken. The latest evidence comes from Standard & Poor’s...
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Editorial Cartoon: Time to go home?

Beneath the headline, “Just when they thought it was time to go home …,” Gov. Donald L. Carcieri is pictured at his desk, stamping...
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Hasbro&rsquo;s Davis elected chair of the ACCP

Karen Davis, vice president of community relations for Hasbro Inc., has been elected chair of the board of directors of the Association of Corporate...
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