Entrepreneurship

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Broadband a must-have on the road

Dear Dan: For the first time since I started my business three years ago, I’m planning a vacation. But I still need to handle...
TIMOTHY MORE, left, is a lawyer who represents many artists and has been involved with projects including Monohasset Mill. Above, he attends a oparty with artist Erik Bright, center, and Clark Schoettle of the Providence Preservation Society. /

Artists make challenging clients

Giovanni Cicione didn’t start representing artists because he had any artistic inclinations himself. Rather, he saw signing up for the Rhode Island Bar Association...

Businesses often overlook valuable IP

A lot of companies are missing the boat when it comes to protecting all aspects of their intellectual property, and that could ultimately mean...
URI OCEAN ENGINEERING Prof. Malcolm Spaulding, left, the director of the new undersea center, shows off his CoastMap software program along with colleague Eoin Howlett. /

Dual-use applications are focus of undersea center

This spring, the U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center awarded the University of Rhode Island $150,000 to create a Center of Excellence in Undersea Technology....

Embracing the defense market

An increasing number of technology workers in Rhode Island spend their days creating new technologies for the U.S. military and law enforcement agencies on...
JIM RICH of Alexion Pharmaceuticals walks through an alley of buffer holding tanks at the Smithfield plant, which has been entirely renovated. /

A new start for drug-making plant

The Smithfield plant was built, with $30 million in state financing, for Alpha-Beta Technologies, but the drug company went bankrupt. Dow Chemical had big...

Designers taking a more active role in advertising

Some graphic designers think that though advertising and design intersect, they should remain separate fields. Others see the interconnection of the two disciplines as...

SBA’s new ‘Patriot’ loans<br> offer special perks to vets

Bob Polito, director of government-guaranteed lending for Webster Bank, already has three veterans waiting to apply for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s new Patriot...
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South County eateries upbeat about summer

Restaurateurs in South County report business is good so far this summer, appearing to fly in the face of media reports of a growing...
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Buses showcase PPL youth poetry project

PROVIDENCE – The back of the bus took on a whole new meaning last month for 25 local students, thanks to a citywide after-school...

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