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THE AVERAGE PRICE of sel-serve, unleaded regular gasoline in Rhode Island remained unchanged at $2.88 per gallon this week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

R.I. gas prices hold, Mass. gas prices fall 1 cent

PROVIDENCE – Prices for regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island remained at $2.88 per gallon this week, according to AAA Northeast, 5 cents below...
SUCCESS STORY: Lisa J. Raiola is the founder of Hope & Main, a Warren-based food-startup incubator that has worked with more than 350 businesses. Three of the 51 initial PBN Something New small businesses are either graduates or current members of Hope & Main.
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PBN on WJAR-TV, Aug. 20, 2018

Opening a new business is not for the faint of heart.Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break...
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP's request to the Securities and Exchange Commission to to study biannual reporting for public United States businesses has some concerned for transparency for investors and company growth. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

The $23 trillion argument against dismantling U.S earnings rules

NEW YORK - Are U.S. companies penalized because they’re forced to report results each quarter? Investors basking in a nine-year bull run that is...

Tufts Health Plan offers members Lifespan cardiac rehab to curb heart...

PROVIDENCE – Cardiovascular diseases and stroke are among the leading causes of death in Southern New England, a statistic Tufts Health Plan is helping...

Five Questions With: James O. Prochaska

James O. Prochaska, a professor of psychology and director of the Cancer Prevention Research Center at the University of Rhode Island, will speak at...

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From ‘Something New,’ the strong survive

“To some people, small sounds like a limitation,” said Travis Webster-Booth, owner of TWB Creative, a copywriting and business-services firm launched in October 2014 in Providence, “but when you’re starting off it can be a blessing.”While he has since moved his business to Los Angeles, Webster-Booth looks back fondly on his Rhode Island roots.Calling Providence “manageable,” he said the...

Branded Content

What Three Questions do Successful Leaders Ask?

A second-generation family business owner recently asked a question that I think is quite common in the middle market. In many respects, it gets...

Enhancing the Connectivity of Healthcare

As populations around the country continue to age, the need for healthcare services that reflect the changing desires of patients to age in place...

Four Ways to Start a Successful ERP Journey

ERP is hard, expensive, and risky. Most companies need it and many companies dread it. Fortunately, the last several years have brought with them a...

People on the Move

Manufacturer of Spill Control Products, Chemtex Inc. Hires Regional Sales Manager

Donna Ouellette, of Cranston, RI has been appointed Regional Sales Manager for Chemtex Inc., at the company’s corporate office in Cumberland, RI. Chemtex is...

Home Loan Investment Bank adds Paul Carter to MA Mortgage Team

Paul Carter has joined Home Loan Investment Bank’s Massachusetts mortgage lending team as Senior Loan Officer, covering the greater Boston area.“I’m delighted to welcome...
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Duffy & Sweeney Adds Matthew Phillips to Business Law Team

Duffy & Sweeney welcomes Matthew Phillips to the Business Law Team. Most recently, Phillips worked as a Senior Privacy and Compliance Auditor for Lifespan,...

Press Releases

RIMA to Hold Free Seminar, “All about Safety in the Workplace”

Rhode Island Manufacturing Association (RIMA) will hold it’s next free seminar on Tuesday, September 11th at the New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) in...

Victoria M. Almeida Appointed as Chair to Board of R.I. Legal Services

Victoria M. Almeida, a shareholder at Alder Pollock& Sheehan, P.C., was appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of Rhode Island Legal Services (RILS)....

American Tool Celebrates its 100th Anniversary

In 2018, American Tool Company is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding. Over the last century American Tool Company has evolved and expanded...

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