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PROVIDENCE – The Hope Street Merchants Association and industrial designer Jonathan Harris last week introduced Off-Grid On Hope, an initiative to install up to 30 solar-powered street lamps along Hope Street from the Rochambeau Library to Fifth … more
It's a blog. It's bridesmaid services. It's décor. Amy Fields and Kristina Wendell in October launched Prep & Pearls LLC as a hybrid blog, products and services website. The daily blog preppearls.com is aimed at 20-30-something-year-old … more
"We are not like previous generations," Kevin McGovern said, when asked what nonprofits should expect from the rising generation of young adults. "We want to be a part of the solution, not just viewed as a donor; we want our voice and opinions heard … more
Cox Communications and the James M. Cox Foundation will donate a $25,000 STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning center to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick on … more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse recently launched a food accelerator program. Isabella Cassell, SEG’s food and health venture development manager; Kelly Ramirez, CEO; and Cayla Mackey, university … more
Walter Callender, co-founder and managing partner of Práctico Innovation, discusses with Providence Business News the results of its recent competition and the private company’s mission. more
Twenty-two nonprofits from around the country, including Meeting Street of Providence, have been nominated for the Jewelers for Children Local Grant Program. more
Eisenhower House, at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, is open for year-round event rentals following a $2.2 million renovation. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Tuesday announced the winners of its second annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition. Providence-based Social Enterprise Greenhouse is one of 80 winners. more
Rhode Island is considered an innovation adopter, according to the Consumer Electronics Association, which ranked each state on its willingness and ability to encourage innovation. more
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