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After losing a handful of friends to drug overdoses as part of the opioid epidemic that's spread across New England, Ana Bess Moyer Bell of North Kingstown decided to write a play designed to promote healing and perpetuate social change. … more
A senior at the ­University of Rhode Island, Anthony ­Markey knows how frustrating it is when the school bookstore offers to buy back textbooks at a fraction of the original price. "Although only a few months have gone by, it's almost … more
An aspiring entrepreneur has launched a campaign to crowdfund an “athleisure streetwear” company in Providence, designed to promote civic pride while also supporting the local startup community. more
The April 3 deadline to enter the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, the largest community-supported business plan contest in New England with $27,000 in prizes, is nearing. more
The natural beauty of Newport and its historical structures have reappeared many times as movie settings, becoming the Jay Gatsby mansion of "The Great Gatsby" and the quirky mid-'60s small town New Penzance, of "Moonrise Kingdom." A new … more
Step aside all-night pizza delivery. Much of downtown Providence and the East Side and West End now have near-all-night cookie delivery. more
(Updated 12:49 p.m.) While trying to devise a more effective way to communicate with their son, Austin, Jarrid and Sylvia Hall came up with the business idea for Dinner-x-Change LLC. The mobile- and computer-based software allows children to take photos and … more
With the April 3 deadline drawing near, the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition on Wednesday announced it will award a record-breaking $271,000 in prizes for this year’s competition. more
The son of Hispanic immigrants, Jose Batista didn't know he wanted to be a lawyer until late in the game. "I always thought about college, but never law school. It wasn't in my vocabulary," said the South Providence native and owner of Jose … more
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, 2017 edition, is holding a free workshop for entrepreneurs looking for guidance in how to write their business plan. more
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