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Wil Gates, of Gates, Leighton & Associates Inc., speaks at a roundtable discussion on aesthetics and sustainable landscapes. /

Sustainable development makes landscapes green

Sustainable design, whether in built environments or landscapes, is a hot topic for architects. That premise was the drawing card for an Aug. 16...

A space where biotech can grow

Dr. Satya Reddy was working in the neonatal unit at Women & Infants Hospital and researching the role of vitamin D in soft bone...
THE COMPANY said it intends to ask the Nasdaq Board of Directors to grant a further extension, beyond its current Sept. 25 deadline, to allow the company time to complete its probe of past stock-option practices and file its audited financial statements. /

Nasdaq cites Kopin for delayed 2Q filing delay

TAUNTON – Kopin Corp. (Nasdaq: KOPN) has received a non-compliance letter from Nasdaq, as expected, for failing to file its quarterly report for the...
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89.7% of R.I. firms have fewer than 20 workers

CRANSTON – Small companies with just a few workers make up a significant portion of the Rhode Island economy, according to the R.I. Department...

SBA: Citizens, Washington Trust top <br> R.I. small-biz lenders so far in...

PROVIDENCE – Citizens Bank of Rhode Island is the region’s top small-business lender, issuing 135 loans statewide in the fiscal year to date,...

WSJ recognizes Providence as up-and-comer

NEW YORK – Providence finds itself on the cusp of a pickup in cultural travelers and conventioneers, the Wall St. Journal declared in its...
FROM LEFT, Gilbane Building Co. Chairman and CEO Thomas Gilbane Jr.; Wayne Blackman, project safety supervisor; and William Gilbane Jr., president and COO, tour the Waterplace Condominiums project. /

Gilbane keeps growing despite slower economy

When a startup company does really well, it can double, triple and quadruple its sales in just a few years, and it’s impressive. But...
JENNIFER BOGUTT, right, started Jenn Lee Design in 2003 after working in New York in design, advertising and marketing.  /

A young firm with New York flair

The story of Jenn Lee Design Co., an East Greenwich-based advertising, marketing and public relations firm, is largely the story of the woman who...
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Filmmaking costing less, but it’s still tough work

As technology advances, independent filmmakers are finding that making a film is much less expensive and easier than in the past. Filmmakers can rent video...

Andera adds partner to create fuller online product

Andera Inc., a Providence-based firm marketing technology that enables banking customers to open new accounts online, last week announced it has formed a strategic...
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