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REVENUE FROM Newport Grand has fallen short of projections, so state officials are eager to see the facility expanded and revamped. /

Newport zoning can’t stop Grand plan

A Superior Court judge has ordered the City of Newport to stop trying to block an expansion of Newport Grand and issue the required...
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PBN wins NEPA headline honors

Providence Business News was named a winner in The New England Press Association’s 2006 Better Newspaper Contest for consistent accomplishment in the "demanding and...
BRIAN P. STERN, executive director of the R.I. Department of Administration, will become the governor's chief of staff March 1. /

Carcieri names Brian Stern as new chief of staff

Gov. Donald L. Carcieri yesterday named Brian P. Stern his new chief of staff, effective March 1. He replaces Jeffrey Grybowski, who...
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Amica Tall Ships fest announces 22-ship lineup

NEWPORT – Amica Insurance Tall Ships Rhode Island 2007 today announced the final lineup for the festival, and said three more class-A vessels have...
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KVH posts ’06 revenue of $79.0M, up 11%

MIDDLETOWN – KVH Industries Inc. today posted revenue of $79.0 million for the year ended Dec. 31, an 11-percent increase over the previous year’s...

Recycler to pay $107,000 to settle pollution charges

PROVIDENCE – N.E. Environmental Services Inc. has paid $30,000 into the state’s environmental response fund, and agreed to pay an additional $77,250 to the...
MR. POTATO HEAD, seen in his 2007 'Sweetheart Spud' incarnation, is just one of the iconic Hasbro lines slated to appear on Steve & Barry's apparel items. /

Hasbro signs 12-brand apparel licensing deal

PAWTUCKET – HPG, the licensing arm of Hasbro Inc. (NYSE: HAS), today announced it has signed an agreement for an apparel collection to appear...
THE MERGER PLAN announced in November by Thomas M. Ryan, left, president and CEO of CVS, and Mac Crawford, his counterpart at Caremark Rx, today hit its first delay. /

Judge delays CVS vote by Caremark shareholders

WILMINGTON, Del. – A lawsuit by a group of Caremark Rx Inc. investors today succeeded in delaying a shareholder vote on CVS Corp.’s $25.7...
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<i>Written policies key in labor-law compliance</i>

Is managing labor law compliance difficult? Absolutely! A company with at least one employee needs to understand up to 15 federal and state labor laws....
PUT A CORK IN IT! Some restaurants are promoting the merlot-to-go idea, while others fear liability if patrons uncork their bottles on the road. /

Wine-to-go idea isn’t taking hold <br> <i>Many restaurants don’t offer patrons the...

Few restaurant patrons take unfinished bottles of wine home with them following a meal, despite a law passed in the summer that allows them...
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