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Easing the jump to university

Elizabeth has always wanted to be a doctor. While a high school senior, she was hoping to achieve her dream through attending the state’s...
WEATHER OR NOT: Lt. Gov. Daniel J. McKee gets a closer look at an “igloo” set up at Kay’s Restaurant in Woonsocket. With McKee is Kay’s owner David Lahousse. Ten of the structures, which cost over $1,400 each, are now in place at the restaurant to extend outdoor dining. / COURTESY OFFICE OF LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Dining Out: Encouraging numbers

Here in Rhode Island, so many of our choices when it is time to eat revolve around restaurants. It is one of the real...
Neil D. Steinberg

A call to take rhetoric to action

Be positive, look forward and take rhetoric to action. For several years I have asked many to embrace this mantra. Given the uncertainty and...

Student visa proposal could hinder U.S. competitiveness

In an effort to crack down on international students and scholars who overstay their visas, the Trump administration is seeking to implement a new...
COURTESY THE WAYFINDER HOTEL

The Wayfinder Hotel replaces former Mainstay Hotel in Newport

Building owner: Newport North Hotel Property LLC Architect: Cordtsen Design Architecture Inc. Developer/General contractor: Haynes Group Inc. Cost: NA Use: The Wayfinder Hotel, which opened in May 2020...
STAYING ALERT: Harvard University graduate student Maya James received an email from a political action committee that seemed harmless: if you support Joe Biden, it urged, click here to check if you’re registered to vote. A little research indicated that it was a phishing scam.  / AP PHOTO/
MICHAEL DWYER

Scammers exploiting passions over election

The email from a political action committee seemed harmless: if you support Joe Biden, it urged, click here to make sure you’re registered to...

Target all with voter outreach

The state this year took what Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea described as a tailored approach to voter education – for the first...

Lessons from sports can lead to success in business

I recently attended a virtual panel presentation in Minneapolis about women in sports that highlighted the important benefits of participation. One of the panelists cited...

Job applicants should get a reading on CEO

Arguably, the biggest mistake many job applicants make is focusing on possible advancement, benefits, working conditions and pay. Obviously, each one plays a role...

CVS to hire 15K in Q4 due to COVID-19 and flu...

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. expects to hire 15,000 employees in the fourth quarter, the company said on Oct. 19. Two-thirds of the hires will...

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