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200 EMPLOYEES of Ocean State companies and organizations that have been named Well Workplaces marched from the downtown to the State House for the ceremony. /

R.I. designated nation’s first ‘Well State’

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island yesterday was designated the nation’s first “Well State” by the Wellness Councils of America. The Worksite Wellness Council of Rhode...

B of A offers card holders ‘Museums on Us’

Bank of America today announced the 10th season of its “Museums on Us” program, which will offer free admission next month to 86 cultural...

SBA announces winners of 2007 <br>R.I. Salute to Small Business Awards

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Rhode Island district office has announced the winners of the 2007 Rhode Island Small Business Awards. The top...

Patrick seeks federal relief for Mass. fishing fleet

BOSTON – In a letter today to U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez and other officials, Gov. Deval L. Patrick called for the federal...
GOV. DONALD L. CARCIERI , joining in announcing the new insurance plans, says the 'wellness' plans will give smaller firms 'the leverage of big businesses.' /

Employer-built ‘wellness’ plans

How much does your company spend on health insurance, and what does it get in return? How would you like to pay $309 per...

Bills would boost ‘net metering’

They call it “net metering.” When a customer generates power on site – with solar panels, say, or a wind turbine – the utility...

URI, NUWC to set up collaborative<br> research center

Navy provides $150,000 to get project startedThe University of Rhode Island has been awarded a U.S. Navy contract to create a collaborative undersea technology...
'ONE OF THE STRENGTHS of this council ... is our ability to come up with a consensus on strategy,' Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts told the Small Business Advisory Council. /

Advocacy council makes health care a focus

Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts opened the first Small Business Advocacy Council meeting of her term, on March 29, with a focus on health...

AS220, BankRI share pride in Dreyfus Hotel

After about two years of redevelopment efforts, the former Dreyfus Hotel downtown is almost ready to open as an ornate restaurant and pub, street-level...
TIM ARCAND cleans carboys used for algae as behind him, clown fish swim in one of the tanks in the marine biology lab at Roger Williams University. /

Building alliances for a stronger marine economy

The topics ranged from climate monitoring, to the health and vitality of marine ecosystems, to the burgeoning aquaculture industry, to next-generation undersea military technologies,...
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