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EDWARD J. COONEY, VP and treasurer of Nortek Inc., succeeds CBRE New England President Charles T. Francis as chairman of the Greater Providence Chamber. /

Chamber elects Nortek’s Cooney as new chairman

PROVIDENCE – Edward J. Cooney, vice president and treasurer of Nortek Inc., has been elected to a two-year term as chairman of the board...
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...
THE RESTORED military barracks can accommodate about 40 people in two large bunk rooms and a separate, smaller room for adult chaperones. /

Sleeping at the fort once again

More than a century ago, the dark, close quarters in the bowels of Fort Adams housed military officers assigned to the sprawling fort overlooking...

‘Green’ roofs slowly taking root

Marci Cole Ekberg admitted that the roof on Save The Bay’s waterfront headquarters at Fields Point in Providence made her a little uneasy at...
Sara Laschever, co-author of Women Don't Ask, came and spoke at a Leading Women's meeting last week. /

Self-advocacy a trait that is necessary

Sara Laschever, co-author of the book “Women Don’t Ask,” says it is not about something women do badly.“Advocacy is a gender norm for women,”...
STUDENTS at the International Yacht Restoration School rebuild the engine box of a harbor launch, as part of Skill Up Rhode Island. /

Building skills that employers want

Jane Nugent insists that the work force development program she oversees for the United Way of Rhode Island is different from most.Although many programs...

Washington Trust backs URI investment course

WESTERLY – The Washington Trust Co.’s Charitable Foundation has made a five-year, $100,000 commitment to support University of Rhode Island finance students enrolled in...

More than 50 Hope kids complete internships

PROVIDENCE – Local business leaders and city and school officials gathered recently to celebrate the accomplishments of Project Hope, a summer jobs program for...

Sophia Academy inducts a new head of school

PROVIDENCE – Sophia Academy, a nonprofit, nondenominational private school middle school for girls from low-income Providence families, has inducted a new head of school.Gigi...

Taking a Women’s Summit to the top of the charts

This is the third in a series of 12 PBN articles focusing on the backgrounds, challenges and successes of some of the area’s most...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick