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Local credit unions join national branch network

Members of three Rhode Island credit unions can now walk into one of more than 2,200 credit union branches in 46 states and, with...
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Tellart Co-founders Matt Cottam, left, and Nicholas Scappaticci, at their offices in Providence, are both RISD graduates.

Tellart melds technology, art

COMPANY PROFILE Tellart Owners: Matt Cottam and Nicholas Scappaticci Type of business: Information and interface design consultant Location: 27 Sims Ave., Providence (plus office in Berkeley, Calif.) Employees: Six...

Item subsidiary to focus on new medical devices

Robert E. Pelletier has been named CEO of Ximedica, a newly established, wholly owned subsidiary of Item Group in Providence that specializes in design,...
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GRADUATE STUDENTS at Brown's new Microsoft Center for Pen-Centric Computing are working on new technologies such as the MusicPad, above, which allows composers to hand-write music notes on a tablet PC.

Microsoft pledges $1.2M for Brown pen technology

If words are your language, a keyboard is your friend. With a little help from a mouse, you can easily enter text, edit it...

Web site archive could raise copyright concerns

Remember what your company’s Web site looked like in 1996? Do you recall what information was posted? Or the images that appeared? These answers...
UMass Dartmouth professor Dr. Bal Ram Singh, above right, with colleages from India, Dr. V.K. Das, center and Dr. Shobna Das.

Quahogs flex toxin-defiant muscle, research finds

Studies at UMass Dartmouth could lead to botulism-poisoning antidoteThe next time you spoon up a stuffie, chew on this: Quahogs, the uniquely Rhode Island...
Newport's jazz festival, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, normally attracts a large crowd for the City by the Sea.  /

Jazz festival hits high note on anniversary

This year’s JVC Jazz Festival in Newport, Aug. 11 to 15, will be a tribute to what’s great about jazz.There will be...

State’s film director looks to put R.I. in limelight

When Steven Feinberg sees a beautiful seascape, a cobblestone roadway or a vast open space in Rhode Island, he pictures it on...
Janice and Maria Gil, co-founders ofProfessional Records and designersof the ER Card.

Coventry firm creates innovative ER Card

The ER Card, designed and made by Professional Records Inc. in Coventry, will hopefully reduce the uncertainty of providing care to the elderly...
Providence Police Chief Dean M. Esserman at policeheadquarters, with Route 95 in the background.

New police chief leads with community approach

Name: Dean M. Esserman Position: Providence Police Chief Background: Served as general counsel and advisor to Chief William Bratton...
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