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TALK OF THE TOWN was packed on one of its final nights, Oct. 28. The bar, at 143 Washington St., shut down to make room for a new hotel and is moving to Olneyville. /

Sierra Suites plan finally expected to go forward

If the final plans for a new Sierra Suites hotel are filed this month – as city planners expect – the demolition of 143...

Succession plan is key for family businesses

Family-owned businesses have driven Rhode Island’s economy since the days of the horse and buggy and the packet ship. The challenges for these businesses...
MANNY GOMES –  who lived on the streets for two years before joining the Housing First pilot project –  is grateful to have his apartment, so he keeps it spotless. /

Study: Supportive housing for homeless is effective

Last year, according to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, 6,866 Rhode Islanders were homeless at some point – about 1 in 150 state...

The ‘second trimester’ is a tricky stage in life

The human life cycle can be broken into three “trimesters,” each representing a span of about 30 years by today’s average life expectancy statistics. According...

Advocates hoping Sasse will examine tax breaks

A group that called on Gov. Donald L. Carcieri to “take the mask off” Rhode Island’s tax expenditure budget may see its wishes start...

SEC looks at mutual fund fees

Many people have never heard of the Rule 12b-1 fee, but it took an $11.8-billion bite out of investors’ assets last year – and...

Bank of America donates $50K to Trinity program

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently announced it will donate $50,000 to Trinity Repertory Company to support its “Project Discovery” program, which provides...

Guitar Center pulls $750M notes sale

Guitar Center Inc., the largest U.S. musical instrument retailer, pulled its sale of $750 million of notes last Tuesday, according to KDP Investment Advisors...

Raytheon offers tips on how to get ‘in’ on contracts

When Cheryl Snead, president of North Smithfield-based Banneker Industries Inc., started a relationship with Raytheon Co. in the early 1990s, her company was a...
Thomas M. Ryan, left, president and CEO of CVS Caremark Corp., succeeds Mac Crawford, right, as board chairman. Above, both men address the media last fall in New York, before the CVS-Caremark Rx merger. /

Ryan takes over as chair of CVS Caremark board

Thomas M. Ryan, 55, last week was named chairman of the board at CVS Caremark Corp., effective immediately, and will continue to serve as...
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