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A brown and orange dress sewn in seventh grade home-economics class was the first completed project Suzanne Mancini remembers feeling pride in crafting herself. "It was the 1970s," she said, laughing at the color scheme. After … more
Interior designer Nancy Taylor, founder and principal designer at Taylor Interior Design, took a circuitous route to entrepreneurship. At 17, she trained as a nurse during a time when only a handful of professions were open to women. … more
1 What inspired you to write "Rhode Island's Shellfish Heritage: An Ecological History?" The idea came from the University of Rhode Island's Coastal Resources Center, Coastal Institute, and Sea Grant, and I was honored that they chose me as … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Thursday recognized Rhode Island lending institutions that have excelled as SBA lenders this year, noting that 2016 had the highest volume of loans in the Ocean State’s history, as 457 were made for more than $130 million. more
Consumer demand for the high-performance, refined WaterRower Inc. rowing machine keeps two shifts of workers employed daily at its Warren manufacturing plant. The manufacturing process runs from 7 a.m. to midnight, consisting of … more
ATW Companies is hoping a $15,000 Manufacturing Innovation Challenge Grant will help them expand their metal manufacturing into two new markets: higher-capacity pistol magazines and 3D metal printing. The Warwick-based firm is one of 32 … more
One of Rhode Island's best-kept secrets is how fertile this state is for new companies seeking a hospitable business environment in which to grow. After winning the Rhode Island Business Competition two years ago I learned firsthand about … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration this week awarded $427,950 to Rhode Island to help grow export-related activity among small businesses. more
Ranch and farm operators in Washington County are eligible for low-interest emergency loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency. more
NONPROFITS HOPE & MAIN, Rhode Island's first food-business incubator, is a "center of gravity" for local food, said Lisa Raiola, founder and president. Believing that homegrown food processing and related businesses could … more
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