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ALL IN THE WRIST: Leonard Nihan is owner and CEO of Sea-Band International, a manufacturer of drug-free, acupuncture-pressure wristbands to combat dizziness and nausea for travelers, pregnant women and cancer patients. The company is working to lower prices, create smaller packaging and enter local stores and travel centers.
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY

Wristband offers drug-free nausea treatment

Sea-Band International creates drug-free, acupuncture-pressure wristbands to combat dizziness and nausea for travelers, pregnant women and cancer patients.Washable and reusable, the wristbands use natural...
CUSTOM SHOP: Ben Antaya is the owner of Rome Point Woodworking in South Kingstown, a custom woodworking shop specializing in renovations and new constructions of kitchens, bathrooms and living spaces.
 / COURTESY ROME POINT WOODWORKING

Woodworking made to order – and last

Rome Point Woodworking specializes in renovations and new constructions of kitchens, bathrooms and living spaces.Proprietor Ben Antaya leads a team of three employees. After...

SouthCoast Chamber awards Acorn 2018 Apex Small Business of the Year

PROVIDENCE – Acorn Inc., a Quincy, Mass.-based real estate development and management company, was awarded as the 2018 Apex Small Business of the Year...

Rhode Island students raise $278K for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

WARWICK – Students from 167 Rhode Island schools have raised $278,605 for the 2017-18 school year to fund blood cancer research through the Leukemia...

EPA provides $240,500 grant for Massachusetts beach monitoring

PROVIDENCE - The Mass. Department of Public Health has received $240,500 from the Environmental Protection Agency to support beach water quality monitoring and public...
WINNER OF THE PRIX DU CINEMA SUISSE at the Rhode Island International Film Festival was “Maximilian,” from Switzerland. From left, George T. Marshall, RIIFF executive director; Shawn Quirk, RIIFF program director; Nicolas Greinacher, director of “Maximilian;” Maximilian Janisch, the film's subject; and Marlyn Mason, actress/screenwriter. / COURTESY RIIFF

Rhode Island International Film Festival winners announced

PROVIDENCE – The 36th Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival came to a close Sunday after a six-day long celebration of film from across...

Providence and Central Falls file lawsuit against U.S. Department of Justice

PROVIDENCE – The cities of Providence and Central Falls have filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice, similar to the lawsuit Attorney General...
SYSTEMS ENGINEERING Associates Corp. was one of 23 companies awarded a $794.5 million multiple-award contract for the advancement of its Unmanned Undersea Vehicles Family of Systems Development.

SEA CORP one of 23 companies awarded $794.5M NUWC multiple-award contract

MIDDLETOWN – Systems Engineering Associates Corp. was one of 23 companies that earned a nine-year, combined $794.5 million multiple-award contract from the Weapons, Vehicles,...
ACCORDING TO A July poll from Roger Williams University and WPRI-TV CBS 12, the race for governor remains a dead heat between Democratic Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Republican Cranston Mayor Allan W. Fung. All told, there seem to be six major candidates for the state's top elected office. / PBN FILE PHOTOS/MICHAEL SALERNO AND RUPERT WHITELEY

Poll: Raimondo, Fung neck and neck in R.I. gubernatorial race

BRISTOL – With Election Day scheduled in exactly three months, the race for governor remains deadlocked, according to a Roger Williams University and WPRI-TV CBS...

Three R.I. fire departments receive $107K for gear replacement

CENTRAL FALLS- The Central Falls, Kingston, and Albion fire departments have received $106,668 in federal funding to assist in purchasing new equipment, U.S. Sens....
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