Entrepreneurship

Legislators to consider tax break for fire-code costs

A bill introduced in the R.I. House of Representatives this month would finally give some relief to business owners who have incurred costs associated...
AFTER 10 YEARS as a legislator, Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts now has a higher-profile post from which to pursue her vision. /

Lt. Gov. Roberts gains new forum for policy issues, problem solving

An interview with Elizabeth H. Roberts Position: Rhode Island lieutenant governor Background: Roberts worked as a business strategy consultant, policy analyst and health care manager before...
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A celebration of R.I. artists

Firehouse 13, a new arts space in Providence, is exhibiting the work of 28 artists who have received fellowship grants this year from R.I....
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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,...
DR. ROY AARON plans to use virtual-reality technology to test 'biohybrid' prosthetics for soldiers who have lost limbs in the Iraq war. /

A virtual take on cutting-edge medicine

Dr. Roy Aaron recalls the first time he donned a head-mounted display – a device resembling a helmet with goggles that displays computer-generated images...
Joseph Marshall, 90 /

R.I. Film Fest producer Joseph Marshall dies

NEWPORT – Navy Lt. Cmdr. (ret.) Joseph Marshall, 90, a founder and producer of the Rhode Island International Film Festival, which in August marked...

Cumberland trucking firm to be sentenced May 19

The sentencing of Cumberland-based Berkeley Transportation Co. has been set for May 19, the U.S. attorney’s office said.The company last year agreed to plead...

Are you ready to adopt a ‘West Coast Offense’?

The Super Bowl is always a good occasion to glean business insights from the world of football. The sport has become highly competitive, with...

<i>A decade-long arts success in the city</i>

In a city that puts great value on its cultural life, success stories by arts nonprofits are a welcome sight. The Providence Black Repertory...

Brown cancer biologists ID key growth factor

PROVIDENCE- Researchers at Brown University's Warren Alpert Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital have identified a type of gene-regulating protein that is required to...
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