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Sunday, September 23, 2018

5 Questions

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Five Questions With Lindsay McGovern

Spotlight

BIG MOVE: Feast & Fettle co-founders Nicole Oliveira and Carlos Ventura are planning to move from a Warren incubator space to their own location in East Providence. / COURTESY FEAST & FETTLE/STACEY DOYLE

Delivery that’s worth the wait

By the Numbers

Health Matters

Who's on the Board?

Who’s on the Board?

Lists

Lists

Lists: Property & casualty insurers

Lists

Lists: MBA programs

Lists

Lists: Accounting firms

Executive Poll

Being prepared

Does your company hold emergency-preparedness drills? No: 66.7% Yes: 33.3%Does your company have written protocols in place for emergency readiness? Yes: 61.5% No: 38.5%Did your company recently have...

The Week’s Poll

Focus

RIGHT FIT: Sarah Lassor and Howard Thorp, of Thorp & Trainer Insurance, are on a deck on Atlantic Avenue in the Misquamicut section of Westerly. Thorp says private flood insurance isn’t right for ­everyone.
 / PBN PHOTO/
BRIAN MCDONALD

Read the fine print on private flood insurance

The flood-insurance market for Rhode Island has opened up in recent years, with more private options now available. But before businesses and homeowners try...
CUSTOMER FOCUS: Ronni Kenoian, left, marketing manager for InsureMyTrip.com, speaks with Martha Manzi, office manager. Kenoian said the company’s focus regarding travel insurance is to serve the customer, rather than make a profit. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

‘Flyer Beware’ report questions value of travel insurance

“Flyer Beware,” an August report researched and published by the office of Sen. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., calls into question the value of travel...

One Last Thing

After getting a finance degree from the University of Rhode Island and working for Xerox for about a dozen years, Andrew Coutu became a serial entrepreneur. R&D Technologies Inc., which he started with his son Justin about a decade ago, is his fifth company since 1983. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

3D printing is more than promise, it’s here and fun now

Andrew Coutu | R&D Technologies Inc. founder and CEOBefore R&D Technologies, I had two companies that failed and two that were sold successfully. I...

Something New

BETTER WAY: Brendan Loflin started Rhodeside Revival to make it easy for clients to divert food waste from the state’s landfill in Johnston. / PBN PHOTO/DAVID HANSEN

Curbside food-waste collection

In the final year of his studies at the University of Rhode Island, Brendan Loflin wanted to do something meaningful but wasn’t sure how.“Other...

Editorial & Op Ed

It's Personal

Why too many liberal professors is a problem

Suppose that you start college with a keen interest in physics, and you quickly discover that almost all members of the physics department are...

Learn R.I.’s usury law

Several recent cases, including one filed against a prominent Providence law firm, have centered upon violations of Rhode Island usury law. That law is...

The brilliance of resilience

Baseball great Babe Ruth struck out 1,330 times over the 22 seasons he played.And during those 22 seasons, he hit 714 home runs, a...
CIVIC BOOSTERS: The Guild owners Devin Kelly, left, and Jeremy Duffy were recognized for their efforts to
create jobs and revitalize their Pawtucket neighborhood.
 / COURTESY THE GUILD

Guild owners honored by Pawtucket Foundation

JEREMY DUFFY AND DEVIN KELLY, owners of The Guild in Pawtucket, were honored as People of the Year by the Pawtucket Foundation during the...

News Briefs

What's Happening

ECONOMIC ENGAGEMENT: Attendees listen to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo speak during an economic-outlook luncheon event in 2017 at the R.I. Convention Center. The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce’s latest luncheon, to be held Sept. 24, will feature Ravi Kumar, president and deputy chief operating officer for Infosys.
 / COURTESY GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Editor’s Choice: Celebrate local businesses at economic outlook luncheon

EDITOR’S CHOICE Celebrate local businesses at economic-outlook luncheon RAVI KUMAR, president and deputy chief operating officer for Infosys, will participate in a moderated conversation...
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People on the Move

BankNewport Announces Business Banking Group Appointment

BankNewport has expanded its Business Banking Group with the hiring of a new vice president, business development officer, Antonio DeSimone. He will be responsible...

BankNewport Names Branch Sales Manager

BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Ronald P. Greenwood to vice president, branch sales manager of the Bank’s...

BankNewport Announces Business Banking Group Appointment

BankNewport has expanded its Business Banking Group with the hiring of a new vice president, business development officer, Steven Carneiro. He will be responsible...

Press Releases

RIMA to Hold Seminar, “Manufacturers and Congressional Summit”

Rhode Island Manufacturing Association (RIMA) will hold it’s next seminar on Monday, October 22nd at the Providence Marriott Downtown in Providence, RI.The seminar will...

Bryant Garners Top Rankings for Exceptional Teaching, Student Success, and Outcomes

SMITHFIELD, RI – Bryant University’s academic excellence and transformative education excel in a number of recently released national rankings that highlight teaching excellence and...

PowerDocks LLC participates in Teledyne Marine Systems of Systems Approach to Expeditionary Mine Countermeasures...

NEWPORT, R.I., September 7th, 2018 — Rhode Island based Marine Technology firm PowerDocks joined Teledyne Marine Systems of Systems Approach to Underwater Mine Countermeasures...
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