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Capital Properties 1Q earnings total $380,000

EAST PROVIDENCE – Capital Properties Inc. reported net income of $380,000 for the three months ended March 31, resulting in a basic income per...
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NSTAR flips switch on $220M high-voltage line

NSTAR (NYSE: NST), a utility company serving Dartmouth, New Bedford and other portions of eastern and central Massachusetts, yesterday declared its 473rd consecutive...
WIND-POWER projects like that at Portsmouth Abbey, above, would be encouraged and regulated by the authority, under legislation proposed by Gov. Donald L. Carcieri. /

Assembly to weigh proposal<br> to create R.I. Power Authority

PROVIDENCE – Legislation submitted to the R.I. General Assembly by Gov. Donald L. Carcieri would create a R.I. Power Authority to spearhead the development...

Capital Properties 1Q profit rises 18.4%

EAST PROVIDENCE – For the quarter ended March 31, Capital Properties Inc. (Amex: CPI) reported an 18.4-percent increase in net income, compared with the...
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AAA: R.I. gas prices rise 8¢ to $2.899

PROVIDENCE – Gasoline prices in Rhode Island have risen for the 11th consecutive week, from this year’s Feb. 19 low of $2.239, according to...
Work continues on Forty 1? North, a yacht facility, restaurant and event space on Newport?s waterfront in the space once occupied by Christie?s restaurant. /

Former Christie’s space is remade<br> as name resurfaces elsewhere

Christie’s, the waterfront institution that stopped doing business on Thames Street in Newport last year, is set to reopen as an exclusive yacht facility,...
STEPHEN LANE, CEO of Item Group, says Item's development of the spill-proof 'big-kid cup' led to a series of inventions, including a breast pump and industrial fluid dispensers. /

Can industrial designers<br> change the whole world?

Industrial designers are not only riding the shifts in their industries. They are creating the shifts by designing straws that filter unsafe water for...
THE MASTER PLAN for Tourister Mill currently includes 350 residential units - including 150 mill lofts and 200 in new buildings - plus 40,000 square feet of commercial space. /

Tourister Mill developer hopes to stick with plan

Developers of the former Samsonite mill in Warren envision a mixed-use development that opens the waterfront to the town, turns 25 percent of asphalt...
DAVID M. DUARTE, a worker at TPI Composites, stands at the root end of a 46-meter mold used to make wind energy turbines. /

Wind-power trend gives boost to TPI

TPI Composites has had a very busy April. The Warren-based manufacturer of large-scale composite structures such as blades for wind turbines, hoods for military vehicles...
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NSTAR 1Q profit rises 8.6% as temps fall

BOSTON – NSTAR (NYSE: NST), a utility company serving Dartmouth and New Bedford, today posted an 8.6-percent increase in first-quarter profit to $47.8 million...

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