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5 Questions


Five Questions With Stefan Pryor


CREATIVE MIND: Alison Van Hemelrijck, owner of Rijck Leather, in her studio at Shady Lea Mill in North Kingstown. Van Hemelrijck previously worked in fashion design in California before switching gears to become a leather-goods manufacturer. / PBN PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY

Rijck Leather easy to identify with

Who Owns the Block?

Who Owns The Block?



Most-read stories on PBN.com in 2018



Lists: Foreign-owned companies

Executive Poll

Bonus points

Does your company offer perks or incentives to employees? Yes: 100% No: 0%What kind of perks do you offer employees? (Select multiple) Flexible schedules: 70% Company outings for...

The Week’s Poll


Tax overhaul changes haven’t deterred charitable giving

For Lynn O’Marra, Blum, Shapiro & Co. PC tax principal, 2018 stands out in her nearly 25-year tenure in the industry as a memorably...

Something New

STEEL STRAWS: Brooke Finocchiaro is seated at The Nitro Bar in Providence that is owned and operated by her sister Audrey Finocchiaro. After working there for three months and being fed up with how much plastic gets used and then becomes litter, Brooke Finocchiaro started Stop Sucking RI, which sells stainless steel straws. / COURTESY STOP SUCKING RI/ALEX BRENNAN

The last straw in fight vs. plastic litter

After nearly three months working at her older sister’s coffee shop, The Nitro Bar in Providence’s West End, Brooke Finocchiaro was fed up with...

One Last Thing

Before starting his tenure as CEO of the Rhode Island Association of Realtors and the State-Wide MLS in January 2015, Philip Tedesco served as CEO of three other Realtor associations in the West. In addition, he has served in leadership positions with other residential and commercial real estate organizations. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Servant leadership a formula for full staff engagement

Philip B. Tedesco | Rhode Island Association of Realtors, State-Wide MLS CEO and Realtor Foundation: Rhode Island executive directorSuccess has 1,000 fathers and failure...

Editorial & Op Ed

It's Personal

Hull to again chair black caucus group

REP. RAYMOND A. HULL, D-Providence, was recently re-elected chairman of Region One of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators. The group’s mission is...

Leveraging new PR trends for 2019

Public relations are a proven strategy to help drive awareness and engagement with your business. But with an ever-changing media landscape and the omnipresent...

Achieving goals will help you grow

William Marston, a prominent psychologist, authored a two-year study in which he asked 3,000 individuals the following: “What have you to live for?”What Marston...

News Briefs

What's Happening

LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION: From left, Massachusetts Reps. Christopher Hendricks, D-New Bedford, Susan Williams Gifford, R-Wareham, and Norman Orrall, R-Lakeville, will be among those scheduled to attend the Southeastern Massachusetts Legislative Alliance of Chambers’ 2019 legislative-agenda presentation on Jan. 18 at the Taunton Holiday Inn in Taunton.

Editor’s Choice: SEMLAC to host annual legislative agenda presentation

EDITOR’S CHOICE SEMLAC to host annual legislative presentation THE SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS Legislative Alliance of Chambers will host the 2019 legislative-agenda presentation, in which attendees...
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People on the Move

William M. Dolan Named Shareholder at Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

William M. Dolan has been named Shareholder at Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C., effective January 1, 2019.Bill Dolan is a trial attorney practicing in...

Marc A. Lewin Named Counsel at Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

Marc A. Lewin has been named Counsel at Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C., effective January 1, 2019.Marc practices tax and corporate law. Marc’s tax...

Dr. Amil Qureshi named Medical Director of Providence Community Health Centers

Dr. Amil M. Qureshi has been named Medical Director of Providence Community Health Centers where he will have leadership responsibilities for primary care, clinical...

Press Releases

Mitrefinch Offers Workforce Management, Time and Attendance Systems

In today’s complex world of rapidly-advancing technology, companies are constantly looking for solutions to work more effectively and efficiently. This desire to be better...

Lax & Co. Promotes Kristin Anastasiades to Vice President of Marketing & Strategy

Warwick, RI, January 2019 – Lax & Co. is pleased to announce that Kristin Anastasiades has been promoted to Vice President of Marketing &...

Executive Transition at Newport’s MLK Community Center: Warren retires, Strout succeeds her

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center announces a change in executive leadership. Longtime Executive Director Marilyn Warren has retired and Portsmouth resident...

Our panel of health care experts and business leaders will provide insights into the future of health care reform, improving health care delivery and reducing health care waste and costs, while also addressing preventative care, population health and the opioid epidemic.

2018 Fall Health Care Summit

Tuesday October 30, 2018

Crowne Plaza Grand Ballroom