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AMERICANN HAS BROKEN ground on the first phase of a greenhouse cannabis facility in Freetown. / COURTESY AMERICANN INC.

AmeriCann breaks ground on cannabis facility in Freetown

FALL RIVER – AmeriCann Inc., an agricultural technology company, celebrated a groundbreaking for a 30,000-square-foot cannabis cultivation and processing center in Freetown Tuesday.The facility,...
DUNKIN' BRANDS is changing the brand name of Dunkin' Donuts to Dunkin', starting January 2019. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/PATRICK T. FALLON

Dunkin’ Donuts to rebrand as Dunkin’

PROVIDENCE – Dunkin’ Donuts plans to drop the Donuts effective January 2019, the Dunkin’ Brands announced Tuesday.To be clear, the company isn’t planning to...

Stadium Theatre hosts 6th annual Beer Fest fundraiser Oct. 4

WOONSOCKET – The Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre, at Monument Square, will host its sixth annual Beer Fest Oct. 4 to support the arts-focused...
CIVIC BOOSTERS: The Guild owners Devin Kelly, left, and Jeremy Duffy were recognized for their efforts to
create jobs and revitalize their Pawtucket neighborhood.
 / COURTESY THE GUILD

Guild owners honored by Pawtucket Foundation

JEREMY DUFFY AND DEVIN KELLY, owners of The Guild in Pawtucket, were honored as People of the Year by the Pawtucket Foundation during the...
FEAST & FETTLE has reached its minimum crowdfunded fundraising goal through MicroVentures. The meal prep and delivery service will use the money to fund the renovation of a 2,600-square-foot commercial kitchen in East Providence. / COURTESY FEAST & FETTLE

Feast & Fettle hits minimum fundraising goals in crowdfunded capital campaign

PROVIDENCE - Feast & Fettle, a meal prep and delivery service, has reached its minimum capital goal in its crowdfunding capital campaign with MicroVentrues,...
Bruce Newbury

RWU’s stealthy nutrition

Executive chef Jonathan Cambra and food-service General Manager James Gubata stood in the main dining room at Roger Williams University in Bristol. Several hundred...
ON MONDAY, Lincoln-based Wildtree Inc. announced the promotion of Mike Gilkenson (pictured) and Ross Murphy to top leadership roles in the company. / COURTESY WILDTREE INC.

Lincoln meal delivery company promotes from within

LINCOLN - The 19-year-old Lincoln-based meal delivery company Wildtree Inc. confirmed the promotion of two employees to top executive positions Monday.Formerly the chief operating...
CAGED FEELING: Little Rhody Foods owner Eli Berkowitz says he feels targeted by a new state law that beginning in 2026 will require farms to upgrade their egg-laying chicken cages to allow the birds to move more freely. He operates the only commercial chicken farm that encloses its chickens in cages in the state.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. chicken farmer feels caged by new law

Little Rhody Foods in Foster is the only commercial farm in Rhode Island that encloses its hens in cages and has done so since...
Bruce Newbury

Strong food system supports R.I.’s economy, culture, people

Rhode Island is known for its food. The state’s reputation goes beyond our excellent eateries. The local food industry is often cited as an...
BOTH REMAINING RUBY TUESDAY restaurants have abruptly closed in Rhode Island amid a company restructuring. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Ruby Tuesday restaurants shuttered in R.I. as company restructures

EAST GREENWICH - National restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday has abruptly closed both its locations in Rhode Island as part of a larger restructuring. The...
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