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The waterfront is now as it should be

The Providence waterfront is a tremendous asset that has some people dreaming of trees, parks, housing and office buildings nestling against the Providence River....
The need at the [Rhode Island Community] Food Bank has increased, so we increased our donations. /

Picard promoted to vice president at Citizens Bank

Amie A. Picard has been promoted to vice president of public relations at Citizens Bank. Her responsibilities will include strategically using sponsorships to leverage...

Sound thinking about water can yield real advantages

Rhode Island’s water is a precious resource, one we all share. It is also a potential economic advantage for the state. Our average rainfall ...

Don’t allow deficits to slow momentum

While the state wasn’t in recession last year, the economy grew by a sickly 0.1 percent, down from a 2.7-percent growth rate in 2006....

National Safety Month: A cautious reminder

The National Safety Council reports that “every 4 minutes, someone is killed as a result of a preventable injury. After years of decline, the...

Some of the best ideas have taken shape on napkins

Ever write anything on a napkin? An idea, a phone number, a to-do, a note, even a sales pitch? Sure you have. I picked...

How long will online buying last? Forever

I just heard some talking head state that last year’s increase in online holiday purchases was because of bad weather and high gas prices. What...
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Move beyond the price when making the sale

There is no absence of words to live by. They range from offering good advice – “On the keyboard of life, always keep one...
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How to find consulting assistance

Dear Dan: When I started my business, I did everything. Now we’ve grown, and I find that I sometimes need more specialized help in...
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Lesson from Red Baron: Work to be an ACE

Though there is debate among experts as to the exact origins of the term “ace,” its connotation is unmistakable. The designation conferred instant...
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