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THE LAUREL LANE Country Club celebrated with a ribbon cutting for its new solar panels which are projected to save the club $1.3 million in energy costs over 25 years. / COURTESY E2SOL

R.I. golf club celebrates move to solar energy

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The Laurel Lane Country Club on Tuesday celebrated its new solar panel clusters that are expected to eventually provide all of...

Gubernatorial candidates all talk jobs: Do their plans add up?

Every candidate for governor wants to create jobs. But how would they do it?Do they offer a comprehensive solution for the Ocean State, where...
LICENSE TO SELL: Adam Batchelder, right, owns food truck Smoke & Squeal BBQ. He serves Elena and Bob Given, of Mansfield, biscuits, pickled watermelon rind, and mac and cheese. Batchelder says he’ll welcome the chance to get a single statewide license next year. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

DBR streamlining regs to aid businesses

If you regulate it, businesses will come … and tell you how to better manage the industry, which fines and processes are outdated, which...
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Strong food system supports R.I.’s economy, culture, people

Rhode Island is known for its food. The state’s reputation goes beyond our excellent eateries. The local food industry is often cited as an...
A MAP of available parcels in the Interstate 195 District hosted on the district website. / COURTESY INTERSTATE 195 DISTRICT COMMISSION

I-195 Redevelopment Commission to consider building permit fees Tuesday

PROVIDENCE – The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission is considering a proposal to set building permit fees at 1.4 percent of construction costs, inclusive of...
Jaclyn Leibl-Cote, president of Collette Travel Services Inc., is pictured right standing next to her father, Dan Sullivan Jr., former president and current Collette CEO. On Wednesday, the Pawtucket-based company announced it planned to create "75-plus" full-time jobs in the local market over the next "several years." / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Local growth plans in the works, says Collette

PAWTUCKET - Less than one week after an announcement by the Pawsox that they planned to pursue a stadium deal in Worcester, Mass., one...
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Five Questions With Michael McNally

Michael McNally | Member, I-195 Redevelopment District Commission1. How has your work leading Skanska USA prepared you to be on the I-195 commission?...

Polaris MEP’s Manufacturing Innovation Challenge application period opens Aug. 24

PROVIDENCE – The application period for the next cohort of Polaris MEP’s Manufacturing Innovation Challenge opens Aug. 24, the nonprofit announced.Polaris MEP will host...
COLORFUL CLOTHING: Women’s attire is displayed showing the styles of the 1960s. The Newport Restoration Foundation will host a talk titled “Camelot vs. the Counterculture” on the fashion, culture and society of the day at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 23 at Rough Point in Newport.
 / COURTESY NEWPORT RESTORATION FOUNDATION.

Editor’s Choice: Newport Restoration Foundation to host discussion on fashion trends

EDITOR’S CHOICE Newport Restoration Foundation to host talk on fashion trends NEWPORT RESTORATION FOUNDATION will hold a talk on the tug of war between fashion’s...
PROTECTIVE GEAR: John Caito III, Desmark Industries CEO, and Layne Mayer, Desmark consultant, on the production floor with the company’s first-generation riot suit.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Desmark looks to lead in protective-textiles market with new riot suit

All forms of activism – from riots to demonstrations, rallies and protests – have colored the 18-plus months since President Donald Trump’s administration took...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am