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JWU to create Feinstein Technology & Design Center

PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University today announced plans to create the Alan Shawn Feinstein Technology & Design Center, to benefit local nonprofits.Starting this...
CLASSROOM and lecture hall space, faculty offices and a business incubator for biotech startups will be included in the 140,000-square-foot center. /

Amgen gives $1M as URI breaks ground <br> for Center for Biotechnology...

KINGSTON – The University of Rhode Island is breaking ground today for its Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences, a project to which the...

Public Display gets $0.25M from Slater Fund

PROVIDENCE – The Slater Technology Fund today announced it has provided financing to software startup Public Display.“To date, Slater has invested a total...

IlluminOss Medical gets $0.9M financing

TIVERTON – IlluminOss Medical Inc. has secured $925,000 of a $2.68 million Series A financing round led by Foundation Medical Partners, according to a...

Traction unveils free small-team version</br> of its TeamPage wiki

PROVIDENCE – Traction Software today announced free downloads of TeamPage5, a five-user, five-projects version of its TeamPage collaboration wiki.Traction TeamPage – a blog...

Wickford PR firm specializes in preparedness

Eric Cote had no idea when he and partner Ken D’Ambrosio set out to start a communications firm eight years ago that they’d develop...
DURING A VISIT earlier this month to Long Beach, Miss., President George W. Bush speaks with, from left, Patty Steagall, Shannon Orr and her son Matthew, and Judy Dill.  /

SBA has learned its lessons from Katrina

As a businessman appointed last summer to take over a much-criticized federal agency, coming to Washington has been an education. A central lesson after...

Businesses find flood insurance costly, crucial

At Hope Global in Cumberland, no one mentions the “f-word”: flood. During the downpours in October 2005, the company’s 300,000-square-foot office was awash...
RICHARD DUMONT, owner of R.N.D. Builders in Seekonk, had to drop everything to serve a year-long tour in Iraq with the R.I. Army National Guard. Above, he works on a house his company is building in Cumberland. /

Paying a price for their service

Richard Dumont was in the process of building two houses and one home addition in November 2003 when he received notification of his deployment...

Imperfect fixes for daylight-saving time problems

After the Y2K scare, you’d think that the computer industry could handle without much difficulty a little thing like a change in daylight-saving time...
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