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A modest investment for state’s fire safety

It's an open secret that delays in fire safety inspections are slowing down the completion of construction projects all across the state. And as...
BRIAN JEPSON, a computer programmer, writer and editor, is applying his expertise to innovative projects in Rhode Island, including RI-WINs. /

Drawing on geek power to transform the Ocean State

Brian Jepson has gained a reputation as an expert on and a catalyst for digital innovation in Rhode Island. At O'Reilly Media, he has...
STUDIO 1011 builds trade show exhibits and other branding and promotional items that draw in audiences with humor, quirky features and interactivity. Pictured, from left, are owners Finn and Janie Yonkers and staffers Iain Lawson and Nina Williamson. /

Digital branding to engage clients

PROFILE: STUDIO1011 OWNERS: Finn and Janie Yonkers TYPE OF BUSINESS: Design firm LOCATION: 150 Chestnut St., Providence EMPLOYEES: 6 YEAR ESTABLISHED: 2000 ANNUAL SALES: WND Studio1011 is a design firm of...

Clear Channel urges shareholders to approve merger

SAN ANTONIO – Clear Channel Communications Inc. (NYSE:CCU), a global media and entertainment company whose properties include local radio stations WHJY-FM, WHJJ-FM, WSNE-FM and...

Inventors warned of IP pitfalls

When Elizabeth Pierotti woke up with the idea of developing a retractable-coil cord for headphones, she had no idea the headache it would eventually...

Towerstream stock to trade on NASD’s OTCBB

MIDDLETOWN – Towerstream Corp. today said its common stock will trade on NASD's OTC Bulletin Board, under the symbol TWER, beginning with the market’s...
ROBERT J. LEAVER, founder of New Commons, is a proponent of regional partnerships for food, transportation and other services. /

Selling ideas and a grand vision

A Providence firm focuses on sustainable economies and communities Robert Leaver wants you to think outside the box. Leaver, the founding principal of New Commons...
KARYN RHODES, who recently earned a national human resources certification at Bryant, has been hired as a senior HR manager at New England Ambulance. /

Certifications seen as crucial to gain a competitive edge

PMP. PHR. CFP. The acronyms that follow a person's name after he or she has received a professional certification are increasingly sought after by employers. As...

Searching for the right customers

A Providence marketing firm specializes in pay-per-click advertising WORKING PLANET MARKETING GROUP INC. www.WorkingPlanet.com TYPE OF BUSINESS: Paid search (pay-per-click) marketing firm LOCATION: 180 Elmgrove Ave., Providence OWNERS: Soren...

Tribe ‘weighing options’ after appeal’s rejection

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the Narragansett Indian Tribe’s appeal of a lower-court ruling that the tribe is subject to Rhode...
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