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ER Card developers attract ‘angel’ investors

WEST WARWICK – Health care investment group Angel Health Strategies LLC of Providence has teamed up with electronic medical records vendor Professional Records Inc.,...

Details of planned Center of Excellence<br> for Undersea Technologies to be...

PROVIDENCE – The establishment, by the University of Rhode Island and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, of a national Center of Excellence for Undersea...
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Blount Boats set to launch ferry Plum Island

WARREN – The M/V Plum Island, a 120-foot cargo-passenger ferry constructed by Blount Boats Inc. for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is slated...
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Consuelo Sherba is named Pawtucket Foundation’s<br> 2007 Person of the Year

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Foundation has named violist and music educator Consuelo Sherba to receive one of two 2007 Pawtucket Foundation Persons of...
VALERIE KLINE, chair of the art department for Hope High School?s Arts Community, has worked with RISD to improve the curriculum and expand opportunities for students. /

Teaching art, design to the next generation

Almost five years after Rhode Island School of Design began working with Providence’s struggling Hope High School, a key part of the effort is...
JACK TEMPLIN, co-founder of the Providence Geeks, stands in the space at the American Locomotive Works complex  where he and the EDC hope to create an IT incubator. /

A place to grow technology businesses

The R.I. Economic Development Corporation is working with a local IT entrepreneur and co-founder of the Providence Geeks to launch an IT and digital...
STATE REPRESENTATIVES Peter T. Ginaitt, left, and Joseph Trillo, center, are co-chairing a commission to gauge the impact of the 2003 fire code on local businesses. /

Hearing on fire code reveals flaws<br> in enforcement

Lou DeCiantis, owner of Lou’s Laundry in Warwick, didn’t realize he could ask the R.I. Fire Safety Code Board of Appeal and Review for...
URI?S NEW Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences, for which ground was broken last week, will allow for expanded research on everything from cancer to potential biofuels. /

URI begins construction of major biotech facility

The University of Rhode Island broke ground last week on its Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences, a project to which the state’s leading...
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Federal, state laws could<br> challenge R.I. employers

Small business owners face the big issues just as often as big businesses, so coming to grips with the ever-evolving human resource landscape requires...
PROVIDENCE Art Windows fills empty storefronts with works  such as 'Fragment Land,' a quilt by Mia Capodilupo of Chicago. /

Turning empty windows into artists’ showcases

At night, Maureen Keaveny’s window is a black-light-illuminated sculpture of recycled paper shaped into shrubbery. The Rhode Island School of Design junior calls it...
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