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DENNIS DIBATTISTA, left, president, and Edward McConnell, director of applications development, at General Packet, a small tech firm in Pawtucket that specializes in IP services and private-label broadband services for businesses. /

Helping small businesses connect

Two trends have transformed telecommunications in the last few years: the convergence of voice and data, and the growing use of wireless technology.Across...

Hanging with the Transformers

PROVIDENCE – With the new “Transformers” live-action movie slated to open in the middle of last week, excitement was high as fans of the...

Pentagon vehicles play robot villains

The evil alien robots of the “Transformers” live-action film that opened yesterday at theaters nationwide have some controversial alter egos: combat vehicles used by...

CVS’ MinuteClinic wins Conn. innovation award

WOONSOCKET – The MinuteClinic retail-based health care division of CVS Caremark Corp. (NYSE: CVS) has been honored in the 2007 Connecticut Quality Improvement Awards...

R.I. seeks nominees for new wellness awards

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri and the R.I. Department of Health yesterday announced they are seeking nominees for the Governor’s Awards for Wellness...
SEVEN STARS BAKERY's second location, on Broadway, is welcomed by neighbors both for its bread and for  its sidewalk appeal. /

Making the West Side a destination

On the West Side of Providence, you can now buy artisan breads and pastries, dine on French cuisine in an art nouveau-inspired atmosphere, or...

Slater-backed startup envisions better hearing devices

Ralph Beckman watched his father lose his hearing and struggle to find a hearing aid that could help him. Nothing worked quite right. In...

EpiVax awarded a grant for hemophilia therapy

A Providence-based biotechnology pharmaceutical firm that genetically engineers new vaccines has received a $528,313 grant to begin developing a novel treatment for hemophilia.EpiVax...
THE DURKIN COTTAGES in Narragansett range from tiny beach cottages to elegant homes with as many as nine bedrooms that rent for $2,400 to $9,000 per week. /

Internet broadens appeal of South County ‘cottages’

James P. Durkin was an Irish immigrant raising a young family in Pawtucket in 1947 when he bought a couple of duplexes with outdoor...
BRUCE BROZNAN, founder and president of Trilogy Integrated Resources LLC,  explains how the Network of Care site works during an address last Monday to an audience of health care leaders. /

Making mental health resources more accessible

Mental illness can be a lonely place. It can undermine your sense of self, your confidence in your own judgment. It can be shameful...
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