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Executive Poll

Holiday cheer

Does your company hold holiday parties? Yes: 81.8% No: 18.2% Does your company hold holiday charity fundraisers or collections, such as toy drives? Yes: 63.6% No: 36.4% Does your company...

The Week’s Poll


SETTING A HEALTHY COURSE: Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island CEO Jonathan Kabak on the deck of the nonprofit’s Tall Ship in Newport. Kabak says the organization has never offered health insurance coverage to its workers, but he said it’s an important part of employees contributing to the company and it will help with recruitment. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

For many R.I. businesses, health insurance questions remain as deadline looms

What is more utterly confounding than choosing a health insurance plan for a business? Not much. Officials from HealthSource RI, the state’s health insurance exchange under...

Something New

UP CLOSE AND PERSONNEL: Alex Hughes, founder and president of Reigning Love Staffing Agency, says the agency is trying to meet the needs of the Woonsocket area. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Woonsocket-based staffing agency’s focus is hyperlocal

By the end of its third day in business in mid-October, more than 20 people had come into Reigning Love Staffing Agency to ask...

One Last Thing

A career working in the hospitality industry led Laurie Stroll to join Newport Hospitality in 1992. After 12 years in sales and event planning, she purchased the company in 2004. It is the first and only accredited destination-management company in Rhode Island, planning meetings, events and outside activities 
for groups and conventions. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Invest in the team to shine

Laurie Z. Stroll | Newport Hospitality Inc. (a DMC Network company) owner and president The biggest lesson I have learned over the years is that...

Editorial & Op Ed

It's Personal

This is the skill employers desire most

The job world is changing so rapidly it’s next to impossible to know what to do even in the short term to get ahead,...

Adams receives URI President’s Award

KAREN L. ADAMS, former news anchor for WPRI-TV CBS 12, recently received a President’s Award from the University of Rhode Island during the university’s...

Think about the future

Back in 1960, when I bought a small envelope company with dreams of becoming a gazillionaire, I could not imagine a world where people...

News Briefs

Business Best-sellers

Business Best-sellers

Drive! Henry Ford, George Selden, and the Race to Invent the Auto Age By Lawrence Goldstone. The author shares the story of how would-be...

What's Happening

LEADERS GATHER: Fountainhead RI will hold its fifth annual Business Leaders Networking Event on Dec. 18 at The Dorrance in Providence. / PBN FILE PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

Editor’s Choice: Fountainhead RI to hold annual networking event

EDITOR’S CHOICE Fountainhead RI to hold annual networking event FOUNTAINHEAD RI will hold its fifth annual Business Leaders Networking Event. Last year’s event brought...

People on the Move

Moshe Golden, CPA, MST Joins KLR as Senior Tax Manager

KLR, a premier accounting and business advisory firm, is pleased to announce Moshe Golden, CPA, MST joined the firm as a Senior Tax Manager....

The Groden Network Hires Chief of Operations

Kevin Fusco has joined The Groden Network as Chief of Operations. With a wealth of experience supporting children and their families in the non-profit sector,...

Attorney Kelsey Peck Joins Higgins, Cavanagh & Cooney, LLP

Kelsey D. Peck has joined Higgins, Cavanagh & Cooney as an attorney in the Litigation Department. She attended Seattle University, graduating magna cum laude,...

Press Releases

Robert Brooks Receives President’s Award from RI Hospitality Association

Bob Brooks received the President’s Award at the RI Hospitality Association’s Stars of the Industry event on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Twin River...

Carnival Cruises Honors Cruise Brothers as Partner of the Year for Canada and Northern...

Warwick,RI – November 19, 2019 – Carnival Cruise Line has announced the recipients of its inaugural 2020 regional Partner of the Year Awards, recognizing...

AP&S Awards Crystal Peralta with the 2019 Honorable Walter R. Stone Diversity Fellowship

As part of our ongoing commitment to promote inclusion and diversity within the legal profession, we are proud to award Crystal Peralta the 2019...

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