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FASHIONABLE: The staff at Big Brothers Big Sisters of R.I. model T-shirts featuring the agency’s new logo, highlighting a national branding effort. 
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island

Best Places to Work 2019 | SMALL COMPANIES (15-49 employees): 9. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode IslandHow would you describe the culture of your...

U.S. Naval War College president reassigned amid investigation by Navy

NEWPORT – The U.S. Naval War College says President Rear Admiral Jeffrey Harley was reassigned pending the final report from an ongoing inspector general...
UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND President David M. Dooley appeared before the House Finance Committee Monday in support of legislation that would create a URI board of trustees. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Do you think that the University of Rhode Island should have...

University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley went before the General Assembly recently to argue that URI needs an independent board of trustees...
COLLABORATIVE TASK: Staff members from several R.I. Housing departments review plans for a housing development. 
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R.I. Housing and Mortgage
 Finance Corp.

Best Places to Work 2019 | LARGE COMPANIES (150-499 employees): 10. R.I. Housing and Mortgage Finance Corp.How would you describe the culture of your...
MISSION-DRIVEN: Children’s Friend staff takes part in initiatives such as a holiday drive that provides clothing and toys to vulnerable families.
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Children’s Friend

Best Places to Work 2019 | LARGE COMPANIES (150-499 employees): 13. Children’s FriendWhat are your requirements for employees to update and augment their job...
CHARGED UP: Some of the Rhode Island Foundation staff celebrate at last year’s awards dinner for PBN’s Best Places to Work winners.
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Rhode Island Foundation 


Best Places to Work 2019 | SMALL COMPANIES (15-49 employees): 2. Rhode Island FoundationHow do you encourage your staff to live more environmentally sustainable...

Ocean State Job Lot nonprofit to open health and wellness center

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Ocean State Community Wellness, a nonprofit associated with Ocean State Job Lot, has signed a purchase and sale agreement to purchase...
JUAN CARLOS PAYERO has been named Newport program director for Social Greenhouse Enterprise. / COURTESY SOCIAL GREENHOUSE ENTERPRISE

Payero named Newport program director for SEG

NEWPORT – Juan Carlos Payero has been named Social Greenhouse Enterprise Newport program director, the organization announced Wednesday.Payero most recently served as the student...

UMass Dartmouth conference focuses on marine renewable energy

FALL RIVER – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship hosted its Marine Renewable Energy Conference, “Pioneering Ocean Energy Innovation in...
THE CHERRY & Webb building, at 275 Westminster St., has been sold. / PBN FILE PHOTO/KATE TALERICO

Paolino sells Cherry & Webb building to performing arts school

PROVIDENCE – After nearly 10 years and three leased locations, Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts charter school this fall will move into a...
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