Washington Trust collects 11 tons of peanut butter for local food pantries

WESTERLY – The Washington Trust Co. collected 22,000 pounds – roughly 11 tons – of peanut butter to donate to the Rhode Island Community...
THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS Dartmouth announced Monday its plans to reopen campus in the fall.

UMass Dartmouth unveils campus reopening plan

DARTMOUTH – Offering a combination of face-to-face, blended and remote-learning courses, requiring face coverings on campus and using specific residence halls for quarantining are...
PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS has named 21 honorees for its 2020 Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island Awards program.

PBN names 2020 Healthiest Employers honorees

PROVIDENCE – Twenty-one companies and organizations have been named as honorees in Providence Business News 2020 Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island Awards program. The companies,...

ONE Neighborhood Builders awarded $100K grant from Tufts Health Plan Foundation

PROVIDENCE – ONE Neighborhood Builders plans to use a $100,000 grant from Tufts Health Plan Foundation to increase the supply of affordable, quality housing...
CHANGE-MAKER: Rita Danielle Steele, right, owner of Steele Realty Consultants International, meets with Shamila Ahmed, an associate broker. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Love of learning has guided Steele’s path

Rita Danielle Steele has had to make some adjustments in how her company, Steele Realty Consultants International LLC, does business in response to COVID-19....
PLAY TIME: Jeremy Girard, director of marketing at Envision Technology Advisors, participates in a trivia game from his home during the company’s “Friday Funday.” / COURTESY JEREMY GIRARD

Corporate outings? The party’s over for now

Every year, Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co. Ltd. marks the end to a grueling tax season with a companywide outing. In 2020, the plan...
Jessica Norris Granatiero

To Savor: Rosé will have you thinking pink

Rosé wines appear on the shelves of most retail stores this time of year in a sea of stunningly beautiful pink, orange, light red-hued...
DOUBLE CHECKING: Barber Mike McAndrew holds a mirror as customer Rob Verrastro looks at his new haircut at Three Saints Barbershop and Shave Parlor in Jessup, Pa. Small businesses such as this are desperately trying to stay afloat during the coronavirus crisis, but billions of dollars allocated for aid by Congress may be left on the table. / TIMES-TRIBUNE VIA AP FILE/CHRISTOPHER DOLAN

Billion of dollars in small-business aid unclaimed

BIllions of dollars offered by Congress as a lifeline to small businesses struggling to survive the pandemic are about to be left on the...
Eleni Grammas

Grammas wins Rhode Island College’s Helen M. Murphy Award

ELENI GRAMMAS is the recipient of Rhode Island College’s Helen M. Murphy Award, which is awarded to a female athlete that achieves athletic greatness...
TAKING A LEAP: John H. Chafee Center for International Business Director Mark S. ­Murphy says local companies become healthier and more competitive when they move into international markets. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Chafee Center navigates local businesses through challenging international waters

PBN MANUFACTURING AWARDS 2020 | Manufacturing Champion: John H. Chafee Center for International Business ACROSS FIVE CENTURIES, Rhode Island has been a diligent maker of...

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