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Bill would limit ‘adverse possession’

It started with a fence in the woods behind a house in Barrington. A couple had bought a property and decided to create more...

New home sales in U.S. rise 2.6%</br> in March to rate of...

Nationwide purchases of new homes rose in March, for the first time this year, as sales incentives and unusually warm weather brought out more...

Ground Zero developer Silverstein <br> expects to attract brokerage tenants

NEW YORK – Developer Larry Silverstein said he expects to lease space at the three towers he’s building at the World Trade Center...

Fixer-upper franchise targets R.I. market

A Dallas-based franchise famous for its “We Buy Ugly Houses” slogan is looking to enter the Rhode Island market, seeking eight franchisees in the...
DANA PAUL of Shazamm, with one of the kiosks for which the company created software that allows companies to operate the kiosks easily and remotely. /

Letting customers help themselves

Dana Paul was listening to sports radio when he got an idea to integrate a Web camera into an entertainment kiosk to let fans...
DAVID M. DUARTE, a worker at TPI Composites, stands at the root end of a 46-meter mold used to make wind energy turbines. /

Wind-power trend gives boost to TPI

TPI Composites has had a very busy April. The Warren-based manufacturer of large-scale composite structures such as blades for wind turbines, hoods for military vehicles...
JANESSA HERNANDEZ and her fellow third-graders work on their drawing skills in an art class at CVS Highlander School. /

Shared dream unites school, arts program

A $5 million project is bringing CVS Highlander Charter School and CityArts together under one roof, in a now-vacant building at 891 Broad St.,...
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Washington Trust sees setback, BankRI rebounds

First-quarter results issued last week by Rhode Island’s two largest independent banks show interest rate trends continue to cut into profits. But while extensive...
LUSH, a British cosmetics retailer that specializes in handmade products with natural ingredients, is opening up one of its ?beauty delis? at Providence Place in June. /

British cosmetics maker to open Providence store

An upscale British cosmetics retailer that specializes in handmade products is preparing to open a store in June at Providence Place mall, adding to...

Google now has world’s most-visited Web sites

Google Inc. has passed Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo! Inc. – for the first time – to become the owner of the...
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