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Concordia gets $250k boost from Slater Fund

COVENTRY – Concordia Fibers LLC has closed on a $1.5 million round of venture financing, including $250,000 from the Slater Technology Fund, to support...

Affordable housing plan back on after victory on appeal

The Women’s Development Corporation has scored a big victory in its fight to build a 53-unit housing development for low- and moderate-income people on...

Massachusetts embraces ‘managed competition’

Massachusetts’ effort to open its auto insurance industry to more competition should take another step forward this week, when the state insurance commissioner is...

New rules likely to squeeze companies, immigrants

Dale Venturini is already bracing for the effects of a new crackdown by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on companies that employ illegal...
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Chafee Center director sees R.I. exports expanding

A lot has changed since Ray Fogarty became director of the R.I. Export Assistance Center, now the John H. Chafee Center at Bryant...

A space where biotech can grow

Dr. Satya Reddy was working in the neonatal unit at Women & Infants Hospital and researching the role of vitamin D in soft bone...
ERIC BUSCH, the American Locomotive Works site manager for Streuver Bros. Eccles & Rouse, looks over the property. The former industrial site, at the corner of Eagle and Valley streets in Providence, will be turned into shops, offices and apartments.  /

ALCO plan proceeds to Phase II

Struever Bros. Eccles & Rouse is ready to launch the second phase of its American Locomotive Works complex, the massive $333 million redevelopment project...

Mass. gives $11M to anti-violence efforts

BOSTON – Thirty-nine communities, including Fall River, Taunton and New Bedford, will receive nearly $11 million for innovative anti-gang and youth-violence prevention programs under...

New tool gives perfect scores to 11 R.I. nursing homes

PROVIDENCE – Eleven nursing homes have achieved perfect scores of 88 in the R.I. Department of Health’s new consumer tool, the “Survey Performance Tool...

National Grid-KeySpan merger to close today

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. and BROOKLYN, N.Y. – National Grid (LSE: NG; NYSE: NGG) is poised to complete its acquisition of Brooklyn-based KeySpan (NYSE: KSE) ...
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