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Commercial building on course for strong year

With the first two months of 2007 nearly behind us, we have a good sense of what the coming year will bring. For the...

Charity care merits a serious discussion

The R.I. Department of Health has proposed new regulations that would require not just hospitals and nursing homes, but a wide range of free-standing...

No bidding war for film tax credit

We can only hope that the General Assembly does not feel the need to compete with Connecticut in luring Hollywood further East. According to...

New RIRRC head faces near-full state landfill

Michael J. OConnell has been named executive director of the R.I. Resource Recovery Corporation. He was previously chief operating officer at AmeriCold Logistics for...

Take control of travel expenses

Dear Dan: My small company is expanding its client base to other parts of the country. But our travel budget is tight. Any ideas?...
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Editorial Cartoon: Crazy to Work Here

Conglomo Corp. market strategy: "Following the government's lead, I recommend we approve the use of torture and wire-tapping to obtain vital product satisfaction data...
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There’s no silver bullet in sales prospecting

Prospecting for new business should be easy. With more than 1,250,000 Google entries on the subject, there should certainly be more than enough advice...

Revaluations can raise and lower homeowners’ tax rates

It's that time again. The new assessments are starting to arrive at homes in 18 Rhode Island towns that were revalued in 2006 (Burrillville,...
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Our economy’s unsung heroes

National Entrepreneurs Week is Feb. 24 through March 3. For people like me, it's a pretty special event. Not that there's some big celebration,...

It’s time to act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The discussion is no longer confined to warrens of liberal thought. Scientists are all singing the same tune about climate change – it is...
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