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FINAL TOUCHES: The Good 5 Cent Cigar staff at the University of Rhode Island works on the last issue of the semester. Production manager Seamus Fuller points out an online article to managing editor Allie E. Lewis, foreground, while editor-in-chief Emma Gauthier looks on. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Locally owned publications remain viable in parochial Rhode Island. But for...

Looking to expand her social circle, and to become more involved on campus, Allie E. Lewis two years ago decided to join The Good...
STUNNED: Although Linda McDonald, a veteran registered nurse and president of the United Nurses and Allied Professionals union, knew a merger was coming with Care New England, she was stunned at the size of CNE’s new partner, Boston-based Partners Healthcare, and the number of jobs at stake. / PBN PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Health care mergers impacting local union members

In one night Care New England dumped a proposed merger with Lifespan Corp. for a deal with Boston-based nonprofit Partners Healthcare, but the idea...
MODERN CLASSIC: Pharmacist Christina Procaccianti, right, operates a modern version of a classic American drugstore. Green Line Apothecary is on Main Street in South Kingstown. Above, she talks with Laura Taylor of Exeter at the drop-off counter. / PBN PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Where ice cream, soda still help medicine go down

Christina Procaccianti’s independent apothecary and soda fountain in South Kingstown provides her clients with a package hard to find elsewhere: expertly filled medical prescriptions,...

Medeiros donates $1K prize to New Bedford Homeless Advocates

MATT MEDEIROS, of Fall River, earned the $1,000 grand prize from Entrepreneurship for All’s South Coast Pitch Contest. Medeiros, co-founder of Slocum Design Studio,...
COLLABORATIVE EFFORT: Heather Hudson, executive director of the Governor’s Workforce Board, talks with Spencer Dickinson, foreground, Prepare RI project director, and Daniel Brown, GWB chief implementation aid, at the R.I. Department of Labor and Training building in Cranston. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Summer work can boost future workforce

“Future-proof your workforce.”That’s the pitch the state is making to connect more Rhode Island teens and young adults with workforce opportunities in various sectors,...
RECYCLED STRINGS: Hannah Garrison incorporated Wear Your Music LLC in Rhode Island six years ago. She makes bracelets from used guitar strings from famous musicians and donates the profits to a charity of the artist’s choosing. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Bracelets that sing

Hannah Garrison has a business that involves calling up world-famous musicians and asking them to send her their trash. She wants their musical waste,...
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