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Will 2018 be the year Rhode Island voters take a stand...

“Embarrassing,” is how R.I. Department of Education Commissioner Ken Wagner described the state of local public elementary, middle and high schools.“When I visit a...
THE CURRENT CONDITIONS INDEX for Rhode Island in July was 67, the lowest recorded value for the year so far, following revisions to July CCI measurements. / COURTESY LEONARD LARDARO

August CCI reflects lowest value of the year

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Following July revisions, eight points were lost month to month in the August Current Conditions Index as the measure declined to...

URI professor Corey Lang awarded $1M to study how people value...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Corey Lang, associate professor of environmental and natural resource economics at the University of Rhode Island, wants to know what value...

Five Questions With: Amanda Costa

Amanda Costa, director of Rhode Island operations for Navatek Ltd., said the company works to not only design naval ships but also develop the...

URI sophomore Alyssa Botelho earns first Brownell Scholarship from RIIFF

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – In its inaugural presentation, the Rhode Island International Film Festival’s Winifred E. Brownell Scholarship was given to University of Rhode Island...

Five Questions With: Gerald Williams

Having held the position for 20 years, Gerald Williams is the third and longest-serving director of the Special Programs for Talent Development program at...

Rhode Island restarts a manufacturing legacy

Rhode Island has been making things ever since Europeans arrived on the shores of Narragansett Bay. First it was boats, then textiles and finally...
A BRIGHT START: Michael Stuba is training for a job as a pipe fitter for General Dynamics Electric Boat at a Westerly Education Center program put on by the Community College of Rhode Island.
 / PBN PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

R.I. manufacturers learn to manage a ‘good’ problem – training more...

In the last few years, manufacturing in Rhode Island is on a growth spurt of sales, productivity and plant modernization, and that’s led to...
THE RHODE ISLAND Textile Innovation Network held its official launch at the Slater Mill Museum in Pawtucket. From left, Michael Woody, President is RITIN and CEO of TransTex, and Jack Wilson of Griswold Textiles. / COURTESY STEVE MASON

Rhode Island Textile Innovation Network lauded by national group

PAWTUCKET – With the official launch of the Rhode Island Textile Innovation Network at the Slater Mill Museum in Pawtucket, the National Council of...
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With Edward M. Mazze

Edward M. Mazze | Distinguished university professor of business administration, University of Rhode Island1. Business rankings have measured different elements of the Rhode Island...
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