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There was a time when E.F. O'Donnell & Sons Co. Inc. was known for painting and refinishing commercial office space. Before that, most of its work was painting new bridge components on Rhode Island highways. But for the past 30 years, … more
I am sitting here on my train ride to Boston, finally getting an opportunity to read a recent copy of Providence Business News, and wanted to say that the Cary Collins piece (“Rhody makeover: Focus on 21st-century industries,” Nov. 17, 2015), really hit home for me. more
Danilo Reyes, founder and president of Providence-based Available Staffing Network, is tapping into demand for contract employees. "I noticed things were starting to come back since the recession," he said of his decision to launch his own … more
Every week PBN produces a short feature called "Something New" about a new venture in recognition of the importance of entrepreneurship to the local economy. Some of the featured entities are for-profits using the latest in social media … more
When the business is commercial floor construction and finishing, the month of August means ‘Back to School' in a big way. Atlas Total Construction Services LLC, which owns a 3,000-pound, ride-on floor scraper, was in and out of school … more
Within the 39 Rhode Island cities and towns there are 22 different sets of rules for wetlands development. The individual principles at the municipal level have largely been shaped by decades' worth of disagreements and compromise between … more
The Rhode Island Black Business Association has named five recipients of its 2015 Business Awards Program, who will be recognized in October at a gala at the Omni Providence Hotel. more
Rachel C. Narodowy knows restaurant customers can be finicky, so she's built a family style eatery over the last 38 years that lures locals with the time-tested combination of good food, affordable prices and a welcoming atmosphere. … more
Small companies in the U.S. see wage growth slowing in coming months after 23 percent said in August that they recently boosted worker compensation. more
Shane Hauck has been selling his own versions of apple butter and sweet and spicy jalapeno ketchup through his startup, Clean Cuisine & Classy Creation Foods, for the past year. Hauck, 21, of Providence, started the business as a … more
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