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College clientele ensures off-season is still strong

John Fogarty, owner of Albie’s Place, a deli in the Kingston Emporium, says it’s like “night and day.” When students flock back to the...
BROWN BIOMEDICAL engineering students Anthony Napolitano, left, and Dylan Dean believe the low cost of their 3-D Petri dish will make it a winner in the marketplace. /

Team sees big potential for new 3-D Petri dishes

A team of Brown University biomedical engineers has developed a new method for growing cells in three dimensions rather than in the traditional two-dimensional...

$8.25M grant funds access to treatment

The state will receive $8.25 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Access to Recovery drug and alcohol treatment programs,...
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Hookah bar hooks URI students in

Mahoud “Mark” Najib doesn’t particularly care for the use of the words “hookah bar” to describe his new venture in South Kingstown.“We prefer water...
DR. ALLAN H. GOROL, right, a primary care doctor and Harvard Medical School professor, addresses local physicians and policymakers at a BCBSRI-sponsored symposium last week. /

The primary issue is care for all patients’ needs

The irony, says Dr. Allan H. Goroll, is that the case for primary care has never been stronger. Study after study has shown its...

Audio tours give visitors best of North Kingstown

North Kingstown might not seem like a destination for cultural tourism – at least, not to those unaware of the town’s historic gems.But Rhode...
JANET SHANSKY, a Myomics tissue engineer, holds a plate of cell cultures. The company has repurposed a technology its scientists developed years ago to screen drugs. /

Engineered tissue offers new way to screen drugs

A startup biomedical firm spun out of Brown University is developing a muscle tissue engineering technology to speed the creation of new drugs for...

Colombian immigrant wins law scholarship

Adler Pollock & Sheehan PC has awarded its first $10,000 Diversity Scholarship to Vladimir Ibarra, a Colombian immigrant who is now enrolled as a...
THE HOLIDAY INN SOHO, above, is one of two hotels that Procaccianti has acquired in Manhattan; they are its first properties in the city. /

Procaccianti buys Manhattan hotels

The Procaccianti Group last week announced it is venturing into a new market, Manhattan, with the acquisition of two hotels there, for undisclosed prices.The...
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Stand out with great service

Dear Dan: When my bank recently gave me a customer service runaround, I was reminded of how vital it is to treat customers right....
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