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TATTOO'S TACKLE, a small fishing-lure maker in Portsmouth, is using video on its Web site to show customers how its lures are made and how they work. /

Web video streams a hot marketing tool

As Web video sharing sites such as continue to grow in popularity, businesses are taking notice of streaming video as a relatively inexpensive...
'WHAT I TRIED TO DO was analyze the opportunity to serve a mix of different audiences," says Hope Alswang, director of the RISD Museum of Art since 2005. /

No hard hat needed: RISD thrives amid renovation

Hope Alswang faced many challenges when she became director of Rhode Island School of Design's Museum of Art in September 2005. Attendance had declined by...
AFTER: A $7.7 million project that brought together Rhode Island Country Club, Save the Bay and government officials has removed the hated reeds and restored the marsh. /

Salt marsh project helps nature and golfers

It sounds like a plague that Greek gods would rain down on their enemies: phragmites (pronounced frag-mighties). It may not be the product of...

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...

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....
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...
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