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Five Questions With: Ken Block

5Q: Ken Block | Founder, Simpatico Software Systems 1. Why did you want to write the book “Disproven,” about your experience looking into Donald...
ON THE CASE: 
Dr. Linda Carpenter, center, director of Butler Hospital’s transcranial magnetic stimulation clinic and professor of psychiatry at Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School, collaborates with members of the Butler staff. 
COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND HEALTH SYSTEM

Transcranial magnetic stimulation treatments are helping patients with depression

Akos Antwi recalled the day when one of her clients who had been suffering with depression for more than 30 years came to her...
Rosa Ortiz Godbolt founded the nonprofit West End Community Revival Association in Warwick in 2022. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Volunteers ‘make it happen’

Rosa Ortiz Godbolt | West End Community Revival Association founder The West End Community Revival Association was formed to bring unity back to our community...
TWO-FOR-ONE: Providence Tour Co. guide Kate Kelly, center, leads a Crime Cuisine Tour at Trattoria Appia on Federal Hill in Providence. At right are two of the dozen or so attendees, Tom and Marylou Costello, of Franklin, Mass.
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Transforming tourism to connect with city’s culture

For the price of a meal, you can take a walk with Bradly VanDerStad, founder of the Providence Tour Co., which he launched in 2018...

Is this the year for an inspector general?

House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi insists he is keeping an “open mind” on the push from some state lawmakers to create an office of...
A PERFECT PLACE: Daniel DeCiccio, chief technology officer at X-ray technology company Research Instruments Corp., works at the company’s lab on Promenade Street in Providence. The location is a great match for its needs, executives say. 
PBN PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. in need of lab space even as demand drops

Just outside of downtown Providence, life sciences startup Research Instruments Corp. is developing a technology that Chief Business Officer Keith Bisogno calls the “replacement...
FINDING FUNDS: RIHub Managing Director Annette Tonti, third from left, speaks with, from left, Natalie Hogan, chief operating officer at DataRobot; Lindsay Kuhn, founder at Wingspans; and Trisha Ballakur, co-founder and chief technology officer of Pointz, at RIHub in Providence. Tonti says it’s especially difficult for women entrepreneurs to raise funding.
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Funding tough to access for women, minorities

Throughout her more than 30 years as a Rhode Island-based entrepreneur and innovator, Annette Tonti has started multiple businesses and raised tens of millions...
CATCHY 
CAMPAIGN:
Molly Moran-Ogren, left, chair of the R.I. Seafood Marketing Collaborative, meets with her team, Jordyn Kastlunger, fisheries marketing specialist at the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, and Nick Celico, Roger Williams University School of Law intern.
PBN PHOTO/
MICHAEL SALERNO

PR effort raising profile of local fish on menus

More Rhode Island restaurants and fish markets are taking part in an effort to promote fresh, locally caught seafood than three years ago, according...
OFFERING ­ALTERNATIVES: Scott Kirmil, owner of the Diego’s restaurants in Rhode Island, displays the recyclable food containers his eateries use, a year before a ban on Styrofoam containers goes into effect. Opponents of the ban say small restaurants will have to bear additional costs. 
PBN PHOTO/DAVID HANSEN

Restaurants preparing for ban on Styrofoam containers

On one of his rare days off last summer, Scott ­Kirmil, owner of six Rhode Island eateries, with plans for a seventh, was sitting...

R.I. school ratings don’t add up

National Education Association Rhode Island Executive Director Mary K. Barden says rating a public school based on its weakest performance area doesn’t make sense. She’s...
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