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PBN’s Top 5 wealth managers

PBN’s list of the top five wealth managers, ranked by total assets under local management. For more information, or to purchase one of our top lists,...
Alan H. Litwin has been deeply engaged in the business community, as well as his religious community. But his commitment to his company stands out even more, highlighted by KLR having been named a Best Place To Work for all 12 years PBN has sponsored the program. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

You don’t have to look far for innovative ideas

Alan H. Litwin | Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co. Ltd. managing directorThomas Edison once said, “There’s a way to do it better … find...

Busy as a bee

Does business for your company typically slow down or ramp up at the end of the year? Business ramps up 63.6% Business slows down 36.4% Business stays...

Cartoon: Complaints

Who’s On the Board?

Mission: The mission of A Wish Come True Inc. is to grant the fondest of wishes of children ages 3-18 who have life-threatening illnesses...

Lists: Wealth managers

Total assets under management in 2017: $28.189 billionTotal assets under management in 2016: $27.597 billionWant to join? For more information about participating in PBN’s...

Lists: Stock Brokerage Firms

Total no. of local stock brokers: 1,418Want to join? For more information about participating in PBN’s Top Lists, or to make additions or corrections,...
FURTHER STUDY: Dr. Gregory D. Jay, owner of Lubris LLC, has been investigating lubricin, a glycoprotein recently licensed to Novartis for use as a dry-eye treatment. Jay is looking into lubricin’s potential as a treatment for damaged joints and abdominal scarring prevention.  / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

R.I. hospitals’ dilemma: Nurture innovation or be downsized by it

Medical innovation saves and improves otherwise desperate lives and lends prestige to the hospitals nurturing it, while attracting new patients, funding, and top researchers...
FAMILY BUILDERS: Sweenor Builders owner Jeff Sweenor, right, with his son, Ryan, who is framing this house under construction in Jamestown. Jeff started the company in 1989 after deciding his family’s chocolate business was not his passion. / PBN PHOTO/KATE WHITENEY LUCEY

From treats to sweet homes

When Jeff Sweenor was learning his craft, building custom homes, he turned to the best source available in the late 1980s: “This Old House.”...
MANAGED CARE: Dr. Kevin Baill is unit chief of intensive inpatient adult treatment services in the ambulatory detox clinic at Butler Hospital, which recently added a center of excellence for opioid-addiction treatment. / PBN PHOTO/STEPHANIE EWENS

Butler treating opioid addiction as disease

Rhode Island added a fourth center of excellence for opioid-addiction treatment at Providence’s Butler Hospital in November, part of a statewide effort to focus...
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