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South County eateries upbeat about summer

Restaurateurs in South County report business is good so far this summer, appearing to fly in the face of media reports of a growing...
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Buses showcase PPL youth poetry project

PROVIDENCE – The back of the bus took on a whole new meaning last month for 25 local students, thanks to a citywide after-school...

SBA targets military<br> with Patriot Express loans

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Small Business Administration today launched a new loan program tailored to the military community. “Military activations and extensions here in...

Exploring Latinos’ culture along with their language

The two-day Spanish immersion program starts with a typical Dominican breakfast. Co-creator Sixcia Devine is Dominican, after all, as are many others in Providence.Then...
GEORGE L. ORTIZ JR., founder of Hispanic Research Group, sees Rhode Island as a microcosm of shifting demographics. /

Latino market advice with an eye for the nuances

George L. Ortiz Jr. is making sure his company, Hispanic Research Group, has a presence wherever Latino populations are growing significantly.It’s important for...
KEVIN BENNETT, of Capital Curbing Inc., works on a curb project on Route 107 in Burrillville. The company has used the Mission 360 program to expand its business. /

Partners help DOT diversify

A new R.I. Department of Transportation program is looking to take a full-circle approach to providing local minority-owned firms their chance to get work...

Slater invests $500,000 in Middletown robotics firm

The Slater Technology Fund last week announced it has committed $500,000 to Innovention Technologies LLC, a medical robotics startup founded in western Pennsylvania that...

Defense-work conclave delivers value for R.I. firms

Henry Hodge, CEO of HCH Enterprises LLC in East Providence, has wanted to do business with the federal defense and aerospace industries since he...

Building new lives, one at a time

For people who have lost an arm or a leg, the band saws, ovens and high-tech equipment in Mike Nunnery’s manufacturing laboratory can forge...

Blazing a trail for entrepreneurs

Michelle Davidson opened Trinity Mortgage Solutions in 2005 on Colfax Street in Providence with four employees and the goal of serving minorities in the...
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