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Lynch promotes 2 execs, hires policy director

PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch announced several appointments this weekend including the hiring of Jeff Guimond, a top aide to former Lt....

Bryant honored as national child-advocacy leader

WASHINGTON – Elizabeth Burke Bryant, executive director of Rhode Island Kids Count, has been honored by Voices for America’s Children with the group’s...

U.S. announces record $5.35B pollution settlement

WASHINGTON – A record pollution-reduction settlement with Columbus, Ohio-based American Electric Power Inc. was announced this morning by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and...
LILIANA DOLAN, right, president of Temporarily Yours Inc., goes over accounts payable with executive recruiter Lori Turchetta. /

SBA probes role of gender in business

Liliana Dolan, president and founder of Temporarily Yours Inc., started the Warwick-based staffing company almost 10 years ago mostly because of her family, she...
THE MILL COMPLEX at 560 Mineral Spring Ave. in Pawtucket is now occupied by small businesses and artists, but on the outside, it remains industrial-looking. /

Reinventing industrial landscapes

Most of the Industrial Age mills being redeveloped throughout the state were not built originally to be attractive for the factory workers filtering in...

Phishers hit commercial customers

The e-mail has all the appearances of being helpful.“We are sorry to inform that the fraudulents with the accounts at our bank have recently...

SCHIP veto exposes mistaken assumptions

In only his fourth veto, President George W. Bush struck down a bill to reauthorize and expand the State Children’s Health Insurance Program, which...

Divesting adjusts R.I.’s risk sends message in Darfur

As the general treasurer of Rhode Island, I manage Rhode Island’s pension fund, which encompasses the pension systems of state employees, teachers and many...

Storage facilities provide irreplaceable energy source

In the early 1980s, storage capacity for petroleum-based products in Rhode Island was 350 million gallons. During the ’80s and right into the late...

Retro gum gives consumers something to chew on

For Providence-based manufacturer Verve Inc., maker of Glee Gum, sustainable production processes are as important as the product that makes it to the shelf....
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