Friday, October 7, 2022


5 Questions


Dining Out

Health Matters


Executive Poll

The right choice?

Does your company’s employment application include personality-related questions? No: 86% Depends on the position: 14% Yes: 0% Does your company conduct phone or virtual interviews? Yes: 83% No: 17% Only for...

The Week’s Poll

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PBN Summit

PANELISTS participating in Providence Business News’ virtual summit on June 4 address the complications of returning to the workplace as the COVID-19 quarantine eases.

Panelists: Takes right steps for a smooth reopening

Most of us figured that reopening workplaces as the ­COVID-19 quarantine eases would require a lot more planning than just turning the lights back...


DOCTOR IS IN: Dr. Francesca Beaudoin works on her computer in an exam room inside CODAC Behavioral Healthcare’s new mobile treatment unit for opioid addiction.

1st mobile unit deployed in R.I.’s addiction fight

John Hayes literally has a front-row seat to the widening demographics of opioid addiction. He’s a driver of CODAC Behavioral Healthcare’s new mobile clinic, a...
A SOUND MIND: Brown University research assistant Nina Lee demonstrates one of the noise monitors she installed at 140 locations around Rhode Island, from bustling cities to quiet rural communities. The ultimate goal is to establish a relationship between noise pollution and children’s health. 

Are R.I.’s noises hurting health of our children?

Since moving to Rhode Island a little over a year ago, Nina Lee has gotten to know the state in a way few others...

Something New

TRANSFORMED SPACE: David MacDonald, owner of CoWork Cumberland LLC, meets with office manager Marybeth Young in the cafe space.

MacDonald transforms Cumberland child care center into coworking space

David MacDonald had always been fascinated by coworking spaces. But he considered it more of a novelty than a practical venture for his property management...

One Last Thing

Gian Gentile CEO
Gian Gentile was named CEO of last November. He joined the North Providence-based company in 2013 and served as operations manager and chief operating officer before taking over the top job.

Lead with empathy

Gian Gentile | CEO I have gained much leadership, operational and team-building knowledge by remaining open-minded and having the consistent will to learn. As COVID-19 changed many...

Editorial & Op Ed

It's Personal

Ming Shao

Shao receives $499K CAREER award from National Science Foundation

MING SHAO, assistant professor of computer and information science at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, recently received a $498,970 National Science Foundation CAREER award...

Patience is – wait for it – paramount

There is a wonderful Japanese word, “nemawashi,” whose rough translation is to “prepare the roots.” Although the word was borrowed from famously patient Japanese...

To Savor: Cabernet franc is a hidden gem

Cabernet franc is a grape variety that jazzes me. Unless you are in the wine industry or a wine aficionado, you may not have...

Rios named Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence executive director

LUCY RIOS, who has been serving as interim executive director of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence for close to a year, was...

News Briefs

What's Happening

STARTING SMALL: The Providence Public Library, in partnership with Score Rhode Island, will host an informational workshop on how to start a small business on Oct. 1. 

Editor’s Choice: Providence Public Library to host small-business workshop

EDITOR’S CHOICE Providence Library to host small-business workshop THE PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY, in partnership with Score Rhode Island, will host an informational workshop on...
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People on the Move

Westerly Community Credit Union Welcomes Business Development Officer Shannon Melchione

Westerly Community Credit Union (WCCU) is pleased to announce that Shannon Melchione has joined their team as Business Development Officer. Her responsibilities include promoting...

Dr. Nikolopoulos Joins PACE-RI as Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Nicholas Nikolopoulos, DO, has joined PACE-RI as Chief Medical Officer. A talented physician, business executive, and leader, Dr. Nikolopoulos brings more than a...

BankNewport Names Dawn Cochran as Vice President, Deposit Operations

BankNewport is pleased to announce that Dawn Cochran has been promoted to vice president, deposit operations. She will be responsible for managing the daily...

Press Releases

The Greene School to Hold Open House on October 15, 2022

For more information, contact: Toni Lautieri, Development Coordinator For Immediate Release The Greene School Schedules Open House on October 15, 2022 9 am – 1 pm West Greenwich,...

Coastal Engineering Company, Inc. Opens a New Branch Office in Smithfield, RI

Coastal Engineering Company, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of a branch office 42 Albion Road Suite 104, Smithfield, RI to complement the...

Saint Elizabeth Home Care has earned the 2021 SHPBestTM “Superior Performer” Patient Satisfaction...

Warwick, RI, July 21, 2022 – Saint Elizabeth Home Care has been recognized by Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) as a “Superior Performer” for achieving...

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