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When Beth Cunha tells her students how some of the United States’ best colleges and universities are right here in Rhode Island, she often hears the response: “It doesn’t matter, Miss. I wouldn’t get in anyway. I don’t have the money and ‘they’ would never give someone like me a scholarship.” more
If there were ever a business that grew naturally from the seeds of inborn talent, a passion for design and seizing life’s opportunities, Loren Hope Designs LLC is it. more
Rhode Island Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Hittner turned the screws a little tighter last month to force lower medical costs and more-efficient care by the state's doctors and hospitals. Amendments to the Affordable Standards … more
A new social media platform focused – literally with photos and video – on public safety has been developed by Middletown-based Vizsafe Inc. and is being offered to police departments and the general public at no cost. more
Digital-content marketing is more than just selling a product or service. TWB Creative combines content marketing with Web writing and design, all of them equal passions of founder Travis Webster-Booth, who started his Providence-based … more
The business name Top This! Fire-Grilled Pizza Crusts is both a challenge to competitors and an invitation to consumers, owner Roger Dwyer says. more
Unpredictable weather, changing fish populations and federal regulation continue to challenge the region’s commercial-fishing industry. But the business of supplying that industry remains strong for family-owned Reidar’s Trawl Gear and Marine Supply, which expanded to a 21,000-square-foot New Bedford building last July. Above, owner Reidar Bendiksen, left, and son Tor Bendiksen, chief operating officer; with employees Meghan Lapp, front, and Sarah Fortin. The women are building a groundfish net. more
My company, Mereco Technologies, a manufacturer of custom-formulated materials for electronics applications, has been a fixture in the Rhode Island small-business landscape since 1960. Over those 54 years, the company has always provided generous health care benefits for its employees. more
From the boom years of the 1990s to the Great Recession, Bristol’s TJ Russell Supply has relied on customer service to help it stand out from competitors. “That’s sort of our niche – that personal service,” said owner Erik Warner, pictured above. “[We] take pride in finding the best, most economical solutions for [customers’] supply needs and we like to do it on a personal level.” The wholesale cleaning-supply business, now in its 43rd year, offers approximately 5,000 different products. And most of its business is still done by what some would consider old-fashioned methods – through email, phone and fax. more
A professional skater, an entrepreneur, a founder and executive director, Carolyn Drumm – with a little inspiration from Oprah Winfrey – is sharing her passion with those less fortunate. more
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