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Charmed Life blog April 24, 2015 It's often said that your roots should never be forgotten, and Carolyn Rafaelian, Founder, Creative Director, and CEO of ALEX AND ANI, wholeheartedly believes it. A recent article on Marketplace, a renowned business, economics, and personal finance source, highlights her commitment to manufacturing locally.
Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015 1:54 pm BY LORI STABILE PBN WEB EDITOR A senior at Johnson & Wales University is among eight women who received 2015 Women in Culinary Leadership Grants from the James Beard Foundation.
Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015 1:19 pm BY PBN STAFF Cox Communications Inc., TD Bank N.A. and Verizon Communications Inc. are three companies with significant Rhode Island operations that made it onto DiversityInc's 2015 list of the top 50 companies for diversity.

Press Releases

Governor Gina M. Raimondo will meet in Hartford, Connecticut on April 23, 2015 with the Governors of the other New England states to pursue next steps in regional efforts to develop and implement a cooperative strategy to address energy infrastructure challenges. The Governors will meet at the...
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor today released the following statements regarding the proposal to build a minor league baseball stadium in Providence. "The PawSox are an important institution in Rhode Island and our goal is to keep them in the state," said...
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her intent to nominate six people to serve on the Board of the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. Raimondo will submit the following names for consideration to the Rhode Island State Senate for confirmation: • Bernard V Buonanno III of Providence •...

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