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    Thursday, June 22, 2017
    Provdotnet, LLC has announced the formation of IronTrust Networks LLC and a Global Agreement with Megaport . Both Provdotnet and the newly launched Irontrust Networks will provide Software Defined Network (SDN) solutions and Cloud On-Ramp Connect Services throughout New England, securely connecting entities in New England to cloud providers and data centers worldwide. Prov.net is New ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, June 22, 2017
    At its Annual Meeting held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, the Board of Directors of The Beacon Mutual Insurance Company elected Brian J. Spero of Portsmouth, Rhode Island as President & CEO of Beacon effective July 1, 2017. Spero will succeed James V. Rosati who is retiring after serving as President for more than 10 years at Rhode Island’s largest workers’ compensation insurer. ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    The Washington Trust Company was recognized with an Exemplary Worksite Health Award from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber) for effective programs encouraging employee health and well-being in a meaningful way. Washington Trust was one of more than 75 Rhode Island businesses honored by BCBSRI and the Chamber with a ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    Centreville Bank announces that Craig E. Schermerhorn, of Lincoln, R.I., has joined the company as Vice President, Commercial Lending. He brings more than 30 years of regional and local commercial lending experience to the position. Schermerhorn joins Centreville Bank from Mansfield Bank, where he had been a vice president in the commercial lending group since 2012. Prior to that, he worked for ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, June 16, 2017
    Keynote by Laureen Stiller Rikleen, Nationally Recognized Expert on Developing Multigenerational Workforce The Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE) announced today its annual Compensation and Benefits Conference. The full-day conference, themed The Game Has Changed , will be held on Thursday, July 20th at the Publick House in Sturbridge, MA. It will focus on trends in employee ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article
    Thursday, June 15, 2017
    Narrated cruises offer views of up to 20 Rhode Island historic lighthouses, breathtaking views of the Newport Pell Bridge, Gaspee Point, Prudence Island and other spots, and a tour of the inside of one lighthouse. This 7-hour tour is for true lighthouse aficionados, taking guests to see about 20 active and inactive lighthouse sites in Narragansett Bay. Starting in Providence, we will motor down ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article
    Thursday, June 15, 2017
    The Washington Trust Company announced that Paul M. Fredette, of North Kingstown, RI, has been hired as Vice President and Regional Manager of the Washington Trust Mortgage Company in the Newton/Wellesley area of Massachusetts. In his position, Fredette will work closely with a network of real estate, financial, and building professionals to assist homeowners in all aspects of the home-buying ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    This event is being co-organized by Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank, City of East Providence, East Providence Chamber of Commerce, RI Small Business Development Center and RENEW Energy Initiative. Speakers: James Moran with the East Providence Planning Department. Jeffrey R. Diehl is the Executive Director and CEO of Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank. John DiModica is the Director of the RI ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    Enjoy the rich, historical sites of the lower part of Narragansett Bay on this 3.5-hour tour. With breathtaking views of the Newport Pell Bridge, Prudence Island, and historic Fort Adams, you’ll view 11 active and inactive lighthouses, and stop at Rose Island for a tour of the Rose Island Lighthouse and grounds, where guests climb up the tower to view the new Fresnel lens up close! And, if ...read more
    Categories: Education, Events, General News Article
    Tuesday, June 13, 2017
    LINCOLN, RI—Pare Corporation, a leading multi-disciplinary engineering and planning firm, is pleased to announce that three of its engineers passed the NCEES exam to become Professional Engineers. Simon McGrath P.G., P.E. is an experienced geologist and geotechnical engineer in excavation assessments, subsurface investigations, bearing capacity and settlement calculations, foundation and ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, June 12, 2017
    SK Wealth Management, LLC (SKWealth) is pleased to announce the hiring of Steven C. Antunes, CFP®, as a Financial Planner in the firm. Steve has over 11 years of experience in corporate finance and accounting and personal financial planning. He was previously with Citizens Financial Group, Inc. and Corrigan Financial, Inc. “We are thrilled to have Steve join our team,” said Jason ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, June 12, 2017
    Sansiveri, Kimball & Co., LLP (Sansiveri) has been honored with the 2017 When Work Works Award for exemplary workplace practices. The prestigious When Work Works Award is part of the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM’s) When Work Works project, a national initiative that helps employers become more successful by transforming the way they view and adopt effective and ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, June 12, 2017
    BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Laura M. Guillen to vice president, branch sales manager of the Providence area. She will be responsible for business development and lending needs, in the Providence lending office located at Ten Dorrance Street in Providence. A Providence branch is scheduled to open late 2017, and will operate with the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, June 12, 2017
    The Washington Trust Company announced that Christopher P. Devine, of Cranston, RI, has been hired as Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager for the newest Washington Trust branch which is set to open in Coventry, Rhode Island this September. Upon the opening of the Coventry location, Washington Trust will have a total of 21 branches throughout Rhode Island as well as one in Mystic, CT. ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, June 08, 2017
    Join us for a night of networking, food and drink, and after-hours tours with fellow young professionals throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island.
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Events
    Thursday, June 08, 2017
    BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie recently announced the appointment of Mario C. Monteiro to assistant vice president, community lending officer. Monteiro joined BankNewport in 2014 and most recently served as mortgage lending assistant. He is responsible for identifying developing and originating residential mortgage loans in the Providence County geographic market, in addition to ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 06, 2017
    Did you know that Enviro Clean has it's own award winning kitchen design company & showroom? Please join us for our first summer BBQ and Open House! Meet our teams, tour our facility, see our showroom, meet Embracing Hope visiting from Ethiopia and learn about what they are doing there! BBQ provided by Uncle D's Blazin' BBQ & drinks too!!! Click here to RSVP
    Categories: Events, General News Article
    Tuesday, June 06, 2017
    JULY 2017 HIGHLIGHTS at Roger Williams Park Zoo & Carousel Village Be a Kid Again – In Our Big Backyard Saturday, July 15 | 6:00 – 8:00 PM Adults, it’s your turn to play! Reconnect with your inner kid in a night out in Hasbro’s Our Big Backyard. Build forts and castles with colorful fabric, run through the sprinklers, play in a treehouse, crawl through tunnels, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Events, Community, General News Article
    Tuesday, June 06, 2017
    Enjoy the rich, historical sites of the lower part of Narragansett Bay on this 3.5-hour tour. With breathtaking views of the Newport Pell Bridge, Prudence Island, and historic Fort Adams, you’ll view 11 active and inactive lighthouses, and stop at Rose Island for a tour of the Rose Island Lighthouse and grounds, where guests climb up the tower to view the new Fresnel lens up close! And, if ...read more
    Categories: Education, Events, General News Article
    Monday, June 05, 2017
    Providence Business News honored Robinson+Cole lawyer Patricia J. Igoe as an “Industry Leader” for professional services during the publication’s tenth annual Business Women Awards held on May 25, 2017 at the Providence Marriott. Ms. Igoe is the partner in charge of Robinson+Cole’s Providence office where she is a member of the firm’s Finance Group. Ms. ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, June 05, 2017
    RI Bank Hires Former Citizens Executive as EVP & Corporate Treasurer Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: WASH) the publicly-owned holding company of The Washington Trust Company , today announced Ronald S. Ohsberg has been appointed Executive Vice President and Treasurer, and Mark K.W. Gim has been named Senior Executive Vice President, Wealth Management and Chief Strategy Officer. In ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, June 01, 2017
    Enjoy the rich, historical sites of the upper reaches of Narragansett Bay and the Providence River on this 3.5-hour tour. With breathtaking views of the Gaspee Point, Hog Island, Prudence Island and Conimicut Point, you’ll view eight active and inactive lighthouses and stop for a tour of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse. And, if you’re a U.S. Lighthouse Society Passport holder, get your ...read more
    Categories: Events, Community, General News Article
    Thursday, June 01, 2017
    The Greater Providence Board of REALTORS C.A.R.E. (Community Awareness REALTOR Events) committee will host its 21st Annual Charity Golf Tournament on July 13, 2017 at the Kirkbrae Country Club in Lincoln, Rhode Island. Proceeds of the tournament will benefit Hasbro's Children's Hospital Child Life Program, Make-A-Wish and Rhode Island Dream Center. Individual player price is $200 or $800 ...read more
    Categories: Events, Community
    Thursday, June 01, 2017
    SARDELLA'S, 30 Memorial Blvd, Newport, 849-6312, 7:30 to 10 pm Wed 6/7 Dick Lupino-bass, Daryl Sherman-vocals, Mike Renzi-piano Wed 6/14 Dick Lupino-bass, Annette Sanders-vocals, Mike Renzi-piano Wed 6/21 Dick Lupino-bass, Krisanthi Pappas-vocals, Mike Renzi-piano Wed Oldies Night 6/28 Dick Lupino-bass, Mary Andrews-vocals, Pat Cardeiro-guitar, Jeff Fountain-drums GREENVALE VINEYARDS, ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    The legal directory Chambers USA : America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized the law firm of Robinson+Cole in six practice area categories in its 2017 edition and has individually recognized 18 of the firm’s lawyers, including one lawyer who received nationwide recognition. Robinson+Cole earned rankings in all of the practice areas that Chambers USA covers in ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    Robinson+Cole Energy + Utilities Group lawyer Peter V. Lacouture and legal administrative assistant Brenda L. Vucci received the Change Makers Award for Small Companies at the Campaign Leaders Thank You Luncheon, held at the Slater Mill Historic Site in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, on May 24, 2017. Dedicated leaders who inspired their colleagues to change lives and strengthen their community, Change ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017
    Three Day Convention Will Include Panels, Larger-than-Life Brand Experiences, Games Events, Auditions for Hasbro TV Commercials and Shows, Meet & Greets and Appearances from Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, Stan Lee, Dude Perfect and top MY LITTLE PONY and TRANSFORMERS Talent Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), a global play and entertainment company, officially opened ticket sales for the first-ever ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Events, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017
    BankFive announced today that it has hired Susana Neves-Coito as a Mortgage Originator. Neves-Coito works out of the Faunce Corner Road office. Neves-Coito, of South Dartmouth, has 25 years of mortgage banking experience. Her responsibilities at BankFive include originating mortgages for bank products including first-time homebuyer loans; VA and FHA loans; and Mass Housing loans for Buy New ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    Enjoy a special paddle on the Woonasquatucket River on Sunday, October 1st beginning at 4:30 PM. Not only will you get to see Providence from a unique perspective, you will also learn more about the WRWC directly from the Board and Staff, and then we'll all hang out and have drinks and some food after! You'll hear about some of our programs and major projects like our green infrastructure ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Events
    Monday, May 15, 2017
    Location: Georgiaville Pond Join us for an evening paddle on scenic and peaceful Georgiaville Pond in Smithfield. We will put in at the historic Smith-Appleby House and make a 2 mile circuit around the pond. The paddle will take us past pretty, pine tree covered islands and a town beach, where we'll take a short break and paddlers will have the option of jumping in for a swim! The pond is ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Human Interest
    Monday, May 15, 2017
    Location: Lower Woonasquatucket River Join Historian Sarah Zurier, on this informative and beautiful paddle through downtown Providence and learn about the river's role during colonial times, the industrial period, and even today. Starting on Water Street, and travelling through Waterplace Park and under the Mall will take you on a magnificent journey, from the bustle of an urban center to an ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education, Human Interest
    Monday, May 15, 2017
    Location: Waterplace Park Paddle through downtown Providence and see Little Rhody's capital city in a whole new way, from the Woonasquatucket River! Starting on South Water Street, and travelling through Waterplace Park and under the Mall will take you on a magnificent journey, from the bustle of an urban center to an oasis of wildlife - you'll see a beautiful Providence you may not have ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Human Interest
    Monday, May 15, 2017
    Water & Land Cleanup @ Bath Street Saturday, August 5, 2017 Kinsley Ave Bridge | Near 301 Promenade St, Providence RI 02903 1-4pm | Pre-register to join! Join the WRWC River Rangers to help with tire pulls and litter sweeps along this portion of the river. Our timing for this day is dependent on the low tide. Help us work to make this river swimmable and fishable again! FREE T-shirts and late ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Human Interest
    Monday, May 15, 2017
    Join us at McCoy Stadium for the Paw Sox vs Columbus game! Every ticket sold benefits our efforts to provide critical organizational support to the WRWC in our year-round efforts to maintain and extend the Fred Lippitt Woonasquatucket River Greenway Bike Path. To buy tickets click here . If you have a problem please contact Den .
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Events
    Monday, May 15, 2017
    Location: Stillwater Reservoir Come explore two mills in one on a paddle up Stillwater Pond! Georges Bockstael, of the Breakwater Preservation Conservancy, will explain the decision of two mills combining into one and the resulting evolution of water wheel power generation. We will paddle about 1.5 miles roundtrip on Stillwater Pond, with steep banks on either side of the beautiful, deep centered ...read more
    Categories: Education, Fun Facts, Community, Events, Human Interest
    Monday, May 15, 2017
    Greystone Mill Pond is on the border of Johnston, North Providence and Smithfield. This section of the Woony is smooth and quiet, which makes for easy paddling. The pond is narrow and winding with many wetlands. We begin at Cricket Field in Johnston and paddle up the pond for about 5/8 mile and return. We often see ducks, herons and other birds on this paddle! The cost is $35/boat and includes ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education
    Monday, May 15, 2017
    Get on your bike and explore the Woonasquatucket River. Routes offer plenty of beautiful views as you venture from Providence throughout the Woonasquatucket Watershed. Last year’s Woony Ride was a success! Thanks to all who took part — you have helped us support our youth programs, including Red Shed, environmental restoration, bike path maintenance, and future extensions to the ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Events
    Friday, May 12, 2017
    Rise and Shine on the Farm Saturday, June 10 | 9:00 AM COCK-A-DOODLE-DO! Join zookeepers in the Alex and Ani Farmyard for a special morning on the farm before the Zoo opens to the public. Enjoy a continental breakfast of bagels, muffins, fruit, yogurt, juices and coffee outside the Farmhouse, and explore the Farmyard as zookeepers get the day started. This event is “free-range,” so ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education, General News Article
    Friday, May 05, 2017
    Remember to Bring You on Vacation. Ahhh… vacation. We’ve earned it. The long hours, daunting projects, and tedious tasks at work and home left behind. Pleasure awaits. No responsibility. The cocktails, dinners, local delicacies are a given. It is what we do on vacation. Part of the experience. Vacation is permission to be “naughty” after being so good the rest of the ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
    Thursday, March 23, 2017
    Categories: Community, Education, Events, General News Article
    Monday, January 30, 2017
    15TH ANNUAL IN STEP FOR AUTISM 3K Walk/ 5K Run & Family Field Day Sunday, September 24, 2017 Colt State Park in Bristol, RI Registration & Breakfast – 10:00 am 5K Run – 11:00 am 3K Walk – 11:15 am KIDS FUN RUN • 1/4 mile run for children up to age 12. • Special gift given to all that participate. • Starts at 10:30 AM. Join THE GRODEN NETWORK and the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events
    Thursday, January 26, 2017
    From The Providence Journal on January 25, 2017: A second wind farm proposed in waters off Rhode Island cleared a major hurdle on Wednesday when the public utility on Long Island approved a long-term contract to buy power from developer Deepwater Wind. The board of trustees of the Long Island Power Authority unanimously approved a 20-year agreement to purchase energy from the 90-megawatt South ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article
    Thursday, January 12, 2017
    DiSanto, Priest & Co., a certified public accounting and business advisory firm with over 50 years of service, is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael (Mike) Mellor to partner, effective January 1, 2017. Mike joined the firm in 2013 after having spent 22+ years in the Metro Washington D.C. market, most recently as a partner and advisory services practice leader with Grant Thornton, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
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