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HANDS-ON: Anne-Marie Rosario Flores, owner of Anne the Plumber in Woonsocket, works in the basement of a house on Penn Street in Providence with her nephew, Jarrett Flores, an apprentice plumber. / PBN PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Unafraid of bias, Anne the Plumber cleaning up

There was the iconic Rosie the Riveter, a fictional woman munitions worker of World War II. Then came Lillian Baumbach, recognized in the 1950s...
RICHARD CULATTA, the chief innovation officer for Rhode Island, is leaving his position next month.

Culatta stepping down as R.I. chief innovation officer

PROVIDENCE – Richard Culatta, the state’s first chief innovation officer, is leaving his position to become CEO of The International Society for Technology in...

Avoid nexus tax surprises

Are you thinking about joining the growing number of small and midsize companies using independent contractors or third-party providers to service out-of-state customers? While...

Boost your likability

No matter what business you think you are in, you are in the people business. And the more people like you, the better and...

Mermel receives physician award

DR. LEONARD MERMEL has been honored with the 2016 Annual Milton Hamolsky Outstanding Physician Award from the staff of Rhode Island Hospital, where he...

Sheku sentenced for UI funds theft

PROVIDENCE – A former senior employment interviewer with the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on April 3 was sentenced to 21 months in federal...

N.B. utility bills could rise under rate plan

NEW BEDFORD – Residential electric bills could rise by more than $6.50 a month next year if Eversource gets state approval to raise distribution...

CTE programs boost local innovation

In his guest column published Feb. 3, "Invest in career and technical centers," Supt. Barry Ricci of Chariho addressed a critical pathway for our...
NEW STUDIO: Joan Dwyer, owner and founder of All That Matters, a yoga studio and instructor-training business now in three locations in Rhode Island. The new Providence studio, pictured, just opened. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Hot yoga, old school too

When Joan Dwyer and a business partner opened a yoga studio in South Kingstown 22 years ago, the activity was still largely unknown in...

Going green

Does your company rely predominantly on digital or paper documents? Digital 80% Paper 20% Is your company taking any steps to become paperless? Yes...

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