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Four nonprofits to share $8.1M in HUD housing aid

PROVIDENCE – Nonprofit organizations in Providence, Little Compton, Cranston and Warwick will share more than $8.1 million in federal block grants announced today by...

PreserveRI honors 8 projects with ’07 Merit Awards

PROVIDENCE – Historic preservation projects and programs across the state were honored this week with Preserve Rhode Island Merit Awards. The awards, in four categories,...
DOUBLE-DIGIT INCREASES in sales of Titleist and Pinacle golf balls and FootJoy footwear drove 3Q sales to a new record, The Acushnet Co. said.  /

Acushnet Co. posts record 3Q sales of $318.6M

FAIRHAVEN – The Acushnet Co., citing double-digit increases in sales of golf balls and golf footwear, posted third-quarter revenue of $318.6 million, 6.98...
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SBA: Small firms are R.I.’s “job-creating dynamo”

WASHINGTON – “Small businesses are Rhode Island’s job-creating dynamo,” Dr. Chad Moutray, chief economist at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Business Advocacy,...

Projo parent sees 3Q earnings fall 2.4%

DALLAS – Belo Corp. (NYSE: BLC), parent of The Providence Journal Co., today reported a third-quarter profit of $18.76 million, a 2.4-percent decline...

65% of Americans expect a recession, poll finds

NEW YORK – Forty-six percent of Americans say the economy is doing well, the lowest rate since February 2003, a Bloomberg-Los Angeles Times survey...

Reed lauded for homeless, affordable-housing efforts

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Jack Reed was honored by the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty with its 2007 Steward McKinney Award,...
THE PLANNED R&D CENTER at Brayton Point, above, will be constructed by GreatPoint Energy, on a site provided by power station owner Dominion.  /

Brayton Point plant to host clean-energy R&D center

SOMERSET – The Brayton Point Power Station will become a research center for coal-to-natural gas conversions, under an energy technology partnership between the power...

Amgen profit falls on restructuring, buyout costs

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – For the quarter ended Sept. 30, Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN) reported a profit of $201 million or 18 cents per...

Cianci to join Ch. 6 as chief political analyst

PROVIDENCE – WLNE-TV Channel 6, the local ABC affiliate, tonight announced that Vincent A. “Buddy” Cianci will serve as a contributing editor and the...
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