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BOSTON – The state's solar developers face a surprising new challenge now that a generous incentive for the industry has quietly evaporated, The Boston Globe reported last week. For years, the state has issued what are known as solar … more
When a proposal to build the first new hotel in Providence in nearly a decade ran into opposition last summer, a few hundred unionized contractors and laborers filled the City Council's ornate chambers. They squeezed together on the elegant wooden … more
Ross L. Nelson says the key to a successful corporate outing is to make it unique. "If it's something people don't normally get to do, that makes it special," he said. That's why Nelson, vice president of West Warwick-based Cox … more
Rhode Island's slow climb from the economic basement it fell into during the Great Recession has lagged neighboring states' recoveries, but most regional business owners are optimistic about the direction the state is heading in, according to … more
Gracie's restaurant in Providence and Pamfilio's Catering and Deli in Cumberland have come up with team-building exercises designed to please the palate while tapping into the corporate-outings market. Newport Hospitality offers its … more
An employee with cancer is likely to find support and encouragement at work. Another employee with an alcohol or substance addiction is more likely to try to keep the illness hidden because of stigma, even as medical professionals say both are … more
PROVIDENCE – Twenty-six Real Jobs RI grant recipients were announced last week by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. The workforce-training partnerships, available through the state Department of Labor and Training, span more than 10 sectors; … more
PROVIDENCE – Nabsys Inc., a life sciences company that was trying to bring its genome-mapping products to market, has closed, throwing approximately 40 people out of work. An employee who declined to give her name answered the phone at … more
Mike Stenhouse is founder and CEO of the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity, a free-enterprise, public-policy think tank. The Cranston native is a former small-business owner with a dot-com company, a marketing professional with a … more
David Ray uses public transportation every day to get to work, which makes him an anomoly in Rhode Island. On a recent afternoon, the Brown University employee sat on a bench in Providence's Kennedy Plaza, waiting for his bus home to … more
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