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    Tuesday, November 21, 2017
    At our exclusive event, we will make a couple of HUGE announcements:* 'A-Team' Accelerator Program for Tech startups To Launch in 2018* Women's Entrepreneurial Week 2018 dates will be announced - PLUS Enter to WIN a retro RDL Bicycle! We look forward to celebrating a great year and a lovely holiday season with you. ​RSVP: EVENTBRITE
    Categories: General News Article, Events
    Tuesday, November 21, 2017
    Join Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) to celebrate the 2017 Health and Wellness Accelerator participants as they complete their 12-week business development journey at the Health and Wellness Accelerator Demo Day on December 7th.  The Demo Day will take place at the SEG Hub (10 Davol Square, Suite #100, Providence) from 5:30pm-8:00pm. Each venture will present their business and plan for impact ...read more
    Categories: Education, General News Article, Events
    Monday, November 20, 2017
    The Roger Williams Park Zoo will offer a free admission day to all on Friday, November 24.  Zoo family hope that visitors will share the holiday spirit with the community by bringing non-perishable food items to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.  Boxes for food items will be at the front gates of the Zoo.   According to Dr. Jeremy Goodman, executive director of Roger Williams Park ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Events, Human Interest
    Monday, November 20, 2017
    The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.   For 2018, the firm was recognized for professional excellence in the following ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    Completely Renovated Property Offers Guests a Transformed Extended Stay Experience  EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I., Oct. 24, 2017 -- Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE:STAY) today unveiled a redesigned hotel in East Providence, Rhode Island. Located at 1000 Warren Ave., the newly renovated property reimagined every aspect and integrated elements of design, comfort and convenience to provide an improved ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    First Rhode Island “Bowl For Kids’ Sake” Fundraiser Exceeds Expectations   Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State (BBBSOS) hosted Bowl For Kids’ Sake (BFKS), on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Lang’s Bowlarama in Cranston, raising over $31,000 net through event sponsorships, raffle donations, and bowler fundraising efforts. Nearly 200 attendees made up 30 bowling teams to show their support ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    Michael Botticelli to speak at 2018 Business Insights event on 11/30
    Categories: Events, Human Interest, General News Article
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    Father Leo Patalinghug, also known as “the Cooking Priest” for his online cooking channel and appearance on Food Network’s “Throwdown with Bobby Flay,” will offer an evening for families on Friday, December 1st, at 7:00 p.m. in McVinney Auditorium, 43 Dave Gavitt Way, Providence. Father Leo will share his tips and tricks for cooking, eating and praying together as a family. All ages welcome. Born ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    Coastway Community Bank is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a 2017 Providence Business News Business Excellence Award. Designed in 2001 to honor the state’s leading companies and individuals, PBN’s Business Excellence Awards is the magazine’s longest running awards program. It has become PBN’s premier awards event, recognizing leadership and general excellence at private and public ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community
    Thursday, November 09, 2017
    Winter Festival at the Carousel VillageSaturday, December 2 | Noon – 3:00 PM & 4:00 – 8:00 PM Celebrate the holiday season! Roger Williams Park Zoo is hosting a Winter Festival at the historic Carousel Village on Saturday, December 2nd.  Afternoon hours are noon – 3:00 pm for kids and families and feature a visit with Santa, ice carving demonstrations, holiday treats and an opportunity to hop ...read more
    Categories: Events, Community, General News Article
    Thursday, November 09, 2017
    ​ BankFive is proud to announce that it is donating $1,000 The Salvation Army of Greater Fall River’s Holiday Turkey Drive. With this donation, the bank will be supporting the purchasing of Thanksgiving turkeys and fixings for those in need.   “BankFive is committed to helping families in need in our community, especially during the holiday season,” said William R. Eccles, Jr., President and ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    Save The Bay will kick off its Newport Seal Tour season on Saturday, Nov. 18, when the first Newport seal tour departs from Bowen’s Ferry Landing at 11 a.m. The 45-foot, partially-enclosed M/V Alletta Morris will give guests a 60-minute cruise through historic Newport Harbor and up to Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge, for 360º views of visiting winter harbor seals resting on ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Events, Education, Human Interest
    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    After weeks of pumpkin picking, hayrides, and spooky happenings, it’s time to celebrate November at Save the Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium at Easton’s Beach Rotunda, 175 Memorial Boulevard in Newport, R.I. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. The November theme at the aquarium is “Habitats Around Narragansett Bay,” because as the seasons changes it’s a great time to ...read more
    Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Events, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    RI Quality Institute and PeoplesBank Receive “2017Employer of Choice”Recognition; Applicants Focused on Employee Engagement and Community InvolvementRhode Island Quality Institute and PeoplesBank were recently recognized as Employer of ChoiceAwardrecipients by theEmployers Association of the NorthEast (EANE). The awards were given at EANE’s Employment Law and HR Practices Conference luncheon at ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and Skyline at Waterplace are pleased to announce the One Providence New Year’s Eve celebration taking place on Sunday, December 31st, 2017 at 7pm at Waterplace Park and 7pm (VIP) | 9pm (Rooftop) in Skyline at Waterplace Events Venue.    This free event will feature outdoor entertainment in Waterplace Park beginning at 7pm including ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    Restivo Monacelli Announces David Lichtenstein CPA/MST as Partner, Tax Compliance and Consulting   PROVIDENCE, R.I., November 8, 2017 – Restivo Monacelli LLP, an innovative tax, accounting and business advisory firm, today announced the appointment of David LichtensteinCPA/MST as Partner, Tax Compliance and Consulting.   David has more than 22 years of diverse experience in year-round tax ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    Edge College Hill Luxury Apartments Begin to Take Form Among Providence Skyline. Vision Properties has initiated construction operations on a 15 story, 203,000 square foot luxury housing community. This project, known as Edge College Hill, will have a positive impact on the Providence skyline by the end of summer 2018. Construction is scheduled to be complete just in time for post secondary ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 07, 2017
    U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers has recognized Hinckley Allen as a Best Law Firm for the eighth year in a row. Hinckley Allen has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list nationally in 5 practice areas and regionally in 58 practice areas.   Hinckley Allen is proud to have received the following rankings for 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 07, 2017
    Centreville Bank is poised to kick off its 14th annual Toys for Tots drive on Monday, November 13, and for many at the bank, the drive has special meaning. “During the time of our inaugural drive, held in 2004, we had an employee whose son was a deployed Marine. It was December when he came home on leave, and he represented the Marines when the toys were picked up here at our West Warwick ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 07, 2017
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Human Interest, Community, Fun Facts
    Thursday, November 02, 2017
    Centreville Bank Receives the Rhode Island District’s 504 3rd Party Lender of the Year Award  The Rhode Island District Office of the Small Business Administration (SBA) has named Centreville Bank “504 3rd Party Lender of the Year.” The award was presented on October 27 at the 2017 SBA Lender Awards, held at Kirkbrae Country Club in Lincoln, R.I.   “In recent years, our team has focused sharply ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, November 02, 2017
    Test your dream in this intensive workshop designed to assess the feasibility of your business idea and provide you with the tools and tips needed to plan for entrepreneurship. Both traditional and progressive tools like the Business Model Canvas will be utilized to help you target your customers, define your value proposition and estimate the resources and cash needed to be successful. Our ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Wednesday, November 01, 2017
    Robinson+Cole received 37 first-tier metropolitan rankings, including three in the city of Providence, in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list published in U.S. News & World Report. The Providence rankings are in the areas of Commercial Finance Law, Energy Law, and Insurance Law. Robinson+Cole also received three national rankings: Tier 2 ranking for Real Estate Law and Tier 3 rankings for Information ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Wednesday, November 01, 2017
    Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara and Reardon Law Office Form Strategic Alliance for Firms’ Expanding Health Law Practices in New England Prominent MA health care law attorney and litigator, Frank E. Reardon, joins firm as Of Counsel​Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC (PLDO) Managing Principal Gary R. Pannone announced today that prominent Massachusetts health care lawyer and litigator, Frank E. ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 31, 2017
    Nine Duffy & Sweeney attorneys were recently recognized as Super Lawyers or Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2017 in categories that span business/corporate law, banking, intellectual property and litigation. Those attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers include: Robert Duffy (IP litigation), Michael Sweeney (business/corp), Roger Hood (IP), Stacey Nakasian (business litigation) and Patrick ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, October 26, 2017
      Vintage Icon to Grace Providence Skyline Overlooking Interstate 95   The FireBall at the WaterFire Arts Center was the site of the unveiling of a new artistic icon—The Foundry Clock Man—created by Jamestown sculptor Peter Diepenbrock. The massive sculpture of an industrial worker, towering 12-feet high, contains a two-sided functional ‘vintage’ clock, to be mounted on the top east facing ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, October 26, 2017
    T​hird Annual Festival Will Showcase Over 30 Films   For the third year, 401 Film Fest will showcase a wide variety of independent filmmakers, with all proceeds to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State (BBBSOS). The festival will take place on Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26 at The Arctic Playhouse in West Warwick, Rhode Island. Saturday programming will take place ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    ​Marcum's 2017 Year-End Tax Seminar - ProvidenceBefore 2017 draws to a close, please join us for an in-depth look at how current tax developments and new provisions impact your tax planning for 2018 and beyond.When: Wednesday, November 29, 2017Time:   3:00 PM: Registration             3:30 PM: Presentation             5:30 PM: Cocktail ReceptionWhere: Omni Hotel Providence - One West Exchange ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    Silverman McGovern Staffing, a Rhode Island based business specializing in enterprise-wide, full service Staffing and Recruiting is proud to announce national certification as a Women's Business Enterprise by The Center for Women & Enterprise. The Center for Women & Enterprise is a regional certifying partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).​Faye L. Silverman, CEO of ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, October 23, 2017
    The Super Lawyers has selected 39 Hinckley Allen attorneys as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.   Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 03, 2017
    NOVEMBER 2017 HIGHLIGHTS at Roger Williams Park Zoo & Carousel Village  Soaring Eagle Zip RideOpen daily during normal Zoo hours The Soaring Eagle Zip Ride takes riders 115 feet above the earth offering a terrific view of the City of Providence out to Narragansett Bay in comfortable side-by-side seats.  Riders may purchase tickets for the Zip Ride either at the Zoo admission gate or at the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, General News Article
    Monday, October 02, 2017
    Save The Bay will begin its 2017-18 seal tour season in Westerly, R.I. on Saturday, Oct. 14. The 90-minute nature cruise departs from Viking Marina in Westerly and cruises down the scenic Pawcatuck River and into Little Narragansett Bay. Riders enjoy beautiful fall views and a glimpse of early winter harbor seal visitors as they rest on the shorelines and nearby rocks. From Oct. 14–Dec. 31, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Events, General News Article
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017
    They say sitting is the new smoking. Few of us need convincing that exercise is good for us. Yet it is the very thing we abandon when life gets busy. An accountant during tax season. A lawyer during a trial. A caregiver to an ailing parent. A mom or dad with a sick child at home. Life can turn us upside down for a day, a month, a year and more. Few of us would debate the legitimacy of not working ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Thursday, June 29, 2017
    Companies used to be in control. The traditional sales funnel model consisted of the company pushing the prospect through stages of awareness, familiarity, consideration, and eventual purchase. It worked well – until new technology and a more empowered global attitude led customers to begin exerting their own preferences about their engagement with companies. Widespread Internet access and social ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Thursday, June 29, 2017
    Agawam, MA (June 27, 2017) – The Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE) released its summary findings from its 2017 Southern New England Compensation survey.  Highlights of the 2017 findings include increased average pay in many sectors and, at the same time, increased pressure of losing top talent to competitors. Representing over 300 benchmark positions spanning a number of “job family” ...read more
    Categories: 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, LLP.  ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
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