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BETA GROUP INC., a 25-year-old engineering, technology and science firm best known for its public-sector work, has been employee-owned since 1999. Above, from left, vice presidents Donna Lantagne and Jim Coppola and president Frank Romeo.  /

Engineering firm sees big picture

Michael Grilli started BETA Group Inc. in 1982 with a staff of three in a small office in Pawtucket. At the time, the firm...
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Patricia Zacks is named Pawtucket Foundation’s<br> 2007 Person of the Year

PAWTUCKET – Patricia S. Zacks has been named the winner of one of two 2007 Pawtucket Foundation Persons of the Year Awards. She was selected...
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Veri & Assoc. honored for site design

PROVIDENCE – Local landscape architectural firm Veri & Associates has won top honors for site design and landscaping in the National Concrete Masonry Association’s...

UnitedHealth under fire<br> from Carcieri, AMA

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri Tuesday expressed “serious concerns” about United HealthCare of New England’s planned payment of a $36.8 million extraordinary dividend...
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Ivy Film Festival partners with OSTN

PROVIDENCE – The Ivy Film Festival today announced it has renewed its partnership with the Open Student Television Network.The Ivy Film Festival is now...

Im-aj reaps more honors <br>for Crossroads, R.I. Housing PSAs

RICHMOND – The public service advertising campaigns developed by Im-aj Communications & Design Inc. for Rhode Island Housing and Crossroads Rhode Island have been...

R.I. seeks owners of $150M</br> in unclaimed assets

PROVIDENCE – The Office of the General Treasurer today released its annual unclaimed property list.The state is holding about $150 million in unclaimed...

Markland issues update on planned dividend

WARWICK – Markland Technologies Inc. (Pinksheets: MRKL) says that a registration statement for its planned dividend of shares in Technest Holdings Inc. has been...
FOR MANY R.I. BUSINESSES the new fire code boils down to cost, with sprinkler systems and alarms costing upwards of tens of thousands of dollars.  /

Legislator seeks to apply ’03 fire code only to clubs

Rep. Joseph A. Trillo was surprised that he was able to get 19 co-sponsors for a bill introduced last week that would repeal amendments...

Brown team developing new tools for thought

Brown University scientists who study the brain are conducting groundbreaking research that could eventually yield significant medical advances.About 100 Brown faculty members are part...
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