Next generation of entrepreneurs climbs ladder

Finees Mendez grew up watching his father become the second Latino in the state to earn a master-electrician license, and then go on to...
THE BARNSIDER Mile & A Quarter staff poses for a group photo at the conclusion of the holiday luncheon for the Sargent Center. Fred Goodwin, Barnsider’s general manager, holds a ‘star’ trophy presented to the restaurant by Sargent Center for ‘brightening the holidays for students with special needs year after year.’ /

Annual party for Sargent Center receives notice

Students of Sargent Center’s Day School Program enjoyed their annual holiday luncheon at the Barnsider’s Mile & A Quarter Restaurant. Because of the extraordinary...
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Work is just a part of your life

Author Mitch Albom says he wrote his book “For One More Day” when he became fascinated by how people answer this question: If they...

Immigrant startups are maturing in nature

It is a well-established pattern played out in every new wave of immigration – the first generation opens businesses to serve their countrymen. And...
A LITTLE HARD WORK: Catherine Little Bert, owner of the Bert Gallery in Providence, used marketing to build a collectors base outside of the region at a time when there wasn’t a large local audience interested in buying art. /

Marketing, patience build gallery

As soon as visitors walk into Catherine Little Bert’s gallery on the East Side of Providence, they see her diverse taste. Though the first...
JOHN MAEDA, currently associate director of MIT's Media Lab, has been named the 16th president of RISD. /

RISD chooses new president

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island School of Design today announced that John Maeda, associate director of research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab,...

Lynch, Children’s Health Forum announce $1.2M in lead-poisoning grants

PROVIDENCE – Six local agencies will receive $1.2 million to help eliminate childhood lead poisoning across Rhode Island, according to R.I. Attorney General Patrick...
JEANNE R. LIEB, FM Global’s senior vice president, following a talk held by the Tech Collective at the Gilbane building in Providence. /

Advancing in tech world requires business acumen

Jeanne R. Lieb has advice for all the young computer programmers and other technology professionals out there seeking to build successful careers: Your job...

Bradley experts provide guidance on medication

EAST PROVIDENCE – Experts from the Bradley Hasbro Children’s Research Center have joined colleagues from 11 other institutions to develop recommendations for clinicians considering...
USING POOL COVERS at the University of Rhode Island Tootell Aquatic Center is expected to save as much as $50,000 annually. The university is looking at list of options to save money going forward. /

Saving energy now to pay for it later

For years, the Tootell Aquatic Center at the University of Rhode Island had been a huge drain, of sorts. It’s expensive to heat the...
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