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Thursday, September 20, 2018

5 Questions


Five Questions With Sylvia Maxfield


CAREER ADJUSTMENT: Rodger Lincoln is the owner of New Hope Family Chiropractic, which has two locations, East Providence and Pawtucket. After suffering from a back injury while working in construction, Lincoln eventually found successful treatment through a chiropractor and the experience led him to start his own practice.

New Hope for drug-free pain treatment

Dining Out

Bruce Newbury

RWU’s stealthy nutrition

Who Owns The Block?

PBN GRAPHIC/Lisa Lagreca

Who Owns The Block?



Lists: MBA programs


Lists: Accounting firms


Lists: Rhode Island law firms

Executive Poll

My space

What kind of decorations do you have at your workspace? (Select multiple) Family pictures: 100% Plants: 62.5% Sports memorabilia: 37.5% Other: 25% Desk fans: 6.3% Plush items: 0% I don’t decorate...

The Week’s Poll


2018 average tuition and fees for
New England colleges and universities
[prices do not include room and board] / Source: Collegetuitioncompare.com

Schools boost fundraising to slow rising student costs

Each year, college gets more expensive. Tuition and other costs have continued to escalate, reports show, prompting ever-higher levels of governmental and institutional financial...

One Last Thing

Inspired by a physical therapy experience for an injury that kept him from playing basketball his senior year of high school, Michael Nula has built Elite Physical Therapy from one office in 2002 in Warwick to nine offices in the region. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Expand your business with purpose

Michael Nula | Elite Physical Therapy founder and CEOSince our founding, we have stuck to five key commitments that have kept our balance, focus...

Something New

STUDENT TUTORS: Andrew Binder, left, content strategist, and Ethan Binder, co-founder, of GoPeer LLC. The Providence-based company, which launched last fall with its website, vets college students who want to tutor and connects them with families.

At GoPeer, students do the teaching

An educational ­technology business that launched recently in Providence follows a simple premise: students learn best from other students.GoPeer LLC provides the platform that...

Editorial & Op Ed

Obamacare poised for booster shot

Health scares sow confusion

Liberal arts college takes on job skills

It's Personal

A retirement plan pitfall

As competition for employees increases in our tightening labor market, companies are looking harder for ways to attract and retain workers. Providing a retirement...

Solares-Hand named director of operations for Providence

SABRINA SOLARES-HAND recently became Providence’s new director of operations. Prior to working for the city as its associate director for purchasing beginning in July...

Strategies for getting unstuck

Three men were in a pickup truck driving in the woods when they got stuck in the mud. The driver became angry and began...

Government work out of fashion

While overall U.S. nonfarm ­payroll employment went up by 201,000 in August, according to the Sept. 7 jobs report from the Bureau of Labor...

News Briefs

Business Best-sellers

Business Best-Sellers Sept. 14, 2018

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World by Anand Giridharadas. Giridharadas, a former New York Times columnist, shows readers how the...

What's Happening

FUN FESTIVITIES: A young attendee receives face painting during last year’s Community Connections Walk-a-thon & Family Fun Day.   

Editor’s Choice: Community Connections fundraiser to benefit individuals with disabilities

EDITOR’S CHOICE Walk-a-thon to benefit individuals with disabilities COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS INC. will hold its 11th annual Walk-a-thon & Family Fun Day to bring awareness...
- Featured Event -

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

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...

Coming Soon to RI!

WINGSTOP What began as a small buffalo-style chicken wing restaurant in Garland, Texas, continues to soar to great heights. Today there are more than 1,000...
PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS has named 52 honorees in its 2018 Best Places To Work competition.



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