Monday, July 22, 2024


Home Tags Pbn 35th Anniversary

Tag: Pbn 35th Anniversary

Cortney Nicolato

Cortney Nicolato

WHEN SHE RETURNED to Rhode Island from Texas to become the United Way of Rhode Island’s top executive in 2018, Cortney Nicolato learned in...
James A. Procaccianti

James A. Procaccianti

The Procaccianti name can be seen everywhere in Rhode Island if you look close enough. Procaccianti Cos. was the real estate developer behind the nine-story,...
Marc Perlman

Marc Perlman

No one who knows Marc Perlman was surprised to see Ocean State Job Lot distribute $15 million worth of personal protective equipment to COVID-19...
Thomas M. Ryan

Thomas M. Ryan

HELPING OUT HIS alma mater, the University of Rhode Island, has been a big priority for Thomas M. Ryan, the former chairman, CEO and...
Michael Sabitoni

Michael Sabitoni

CONSTRUCTION HAS BEEN PROMINENT over the last few years in Providence, and local officials had been giving developers tax breaks to spur further building...
CHANGE MAKER? R.I. Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green, who was appointed in March 2019, has been in charge of the state’s takeover of Providence public schools. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Lessons in changing leadership

EDUCATION The education sector across Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts has transformed in numerous ways in recent years, ranging from new leadership taking over at...
R.I. LARGE SCALE: Matthew Morrissey, head of Northeast markets for Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind Power, stands in the company’s office in Providence in March 2020. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

State is banking on power boost

ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT Change usually happens slowly, especially when government gets involved. But in the last five years, the nascent renewable energy sector has exploded in the United...
SITE VISIT: Mark K. W. Gim, president and chief operating officer of Westerly-based Washington Trust Bancorp., demonstrates the bank’s website technology on his iPad in 2018. But the regional bank didn’t abandon its brick-and-mortar strategy, opening several new branches in recent years. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Mobile banking making leaps ahead

FINANCIAL SERVICES Perhaps nothing has transformed banking more than technology. Online and mobile banking are certainly not new. Websites, for example, first came on the scene...
MOVING ON: Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien talks with then-Gov. Gina M. Raimondo at an August 2018 press conference at Slater Mill to discuss the Pawtucket Red Sox’ decision to move to Worcester, Mass. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Faces change, differences remain

GOVERNMENT Talk about a sudden turn. For six years, the General Assembly – or at least one chamber of it – was controlled by House Speaker...
TAKING NO CHANCES: In November 2020, Elizabeth “Libby” Sarro, right, administrator at Bethany Home of Rhode Island, helps office manager Linda Wilson, center, and David Bragga, director of therapy, don protective equipment at the entrance of the Providence nursing home. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

A time of upheaval and recovery

HEALTH CARE The health care system in Rhode Island, transformed by expanded health care insurance access, is preparing for further change as 2021 draws to...
- Featured Event -

Latest News