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Local IT firm introduces ‘R.I. Help Desk’

PROVIDENCE – ICBS, an IT management company providing security management solutions to businesses and organizations, recently introduced the Rhode Island Help Desk, an IT...
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Many challenges lie ahead for R.I. economy

Based on key economic indicators, 2007 will not be a good year for Rhode Island. The gross state product will increase 0.9 percent in...

Durable goods orders rise for 3rd month in a row

Orders for durable goods recorded a third straight gain last month, the longest streak in almost two years, confirming that manufacturers will help buoy...

Prosperity can grow where the sun shines

Two weeks ago, the R.I. Economic Development Corporation and R.I. National Guard took a handful of local businessmen on a joint trade mission to...
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Editorial Cartoon: Immigration Reform

By J. Spencer, Philadelphia Business Journal Beneath the headline "Immigration Reform" stands the Statue of Liberty, her right hand raised on high. But this statue...

A one-stop shop that makes a lot of sense

During its decade-long existence, the Rhode Island Manufacturing Extension Service has helped businesses function more efficiently. It is credited with increasing or retaining...
AL LUBRANO runs a business and spends a big part of his spare time advocating for manufacturers at the state and national levels. /

Manufacturers’ leader sees<br> industry in peril

Along with running a 200-employee manufacturing company, Al Lubrano spends about a third of his free time advocating for manufacturers, especially in terms of...
'WE WANTED to work together ... we wanted to be outside,' Marcellot recalls. They saw their herb farm as 'a passion we could share.' /

Gardening drives couple’s passion

If you drive out to the Seekonk/Attleboro border, you can find Michel and Judy Marcellot “following their bliss” at the nearly four-acre Seven Arrows...
'WE CANNOT graduate enough students to fill the demands of the industry,' says Prof. Frederick Gould, who was recently honored as the ASC's Outstanding Educator of the Year.  /

Prof raises awareness for construction ed

Frederick Gould, Roger Williams University’s Ahlborg professor of construction management, was honored as ASC Outstanding Educator of the Year at the International Conference of...
RHODES IN THE PAWTUXET: The river that gave the Cranston banquet hall its name surrounds the facility after the April storm. /

R.I. disaster declared for April 15 storm

WASHINGTON – President George W. Bush has declared that a major disaster exists in Rhode Island in the wake of the April 15 to...
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