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Cicilline names new city finance director

PROVIDENCE – Mayor David N. Cicilline today announced that Bruce T. Miller has been appointed the new finance director for the City of Providence,...
CRANSTON-BASED ESL, above, will collaborate on the R&D project with the URI Center of Excellence in Undersea Technology. /

ESL to develop wave-powered sensor buoy

CRANSTON – Electro Standards Laboratories, a developer of advanced electric-motor control systems, today announced it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation...

SBA selects next New England regional administrator

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Author, entrepreneur and former U.S. economic development representative Sandford “Sandy” Blitz has been named the U.S. Small Business Administration’s regional administrator...

Providence wins top grades from 2 ratings agencies

PROVIDENCE – Two major rating agencies, Moody’s Investment Service and Standard & Poor’s, have awarded “A” grades to the city’s municipal bonds, Mayor David...

Mass. awards $4M to hire police in urban areas

BOSTON – Four million dollars in municipal police grants to 13 communities, including Fall River and New Bedford, were announced late yesterday by Gov....

Verizon seeks TV franchise in 10 more R.I. communities

PROVIDENCE – Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) has applied to the R.I. Division of Public Utilities and Carriers for permission to begin offering television via...
MARIE L. GANIM, state Senate policy director, was honored by RIPEC with one of two 2007 Goodrich Distinguished Public Service Awards. /

RIPEC honors 2 public servants at annual meeting

PROVIDENCE – Marie L. Ganim and Robert A. Hicks, the recipients of the 2007 Robert M. Goodrich Distinguished Public Service Awards, were honored at...

Two public-safety panels merged, says R.I. EMA

CRANSTON – The R.I. Emergency Management Advisory Council and the Domestic Preparedness Subcommittee have merged, the R.I. Emergency Management Agency announced today. EMAC’s purpose was...

Victor gearing up for textile production in F.R.

SAINT-GEORGES, Quebec – Victor Innovatex Inc. today announced the hiring of two senior executives for the new Victor Innovative Textiles of Fall River, the...

Mass., R.I. get $8.3M for ‘trade-impacted’ workers

WASHINGTON – Rhode Island has received nearly $1.1 million in new federal Trade Adjustment Assistance and Massachusetts more than $7.2 million in new and...
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