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Vanguard Sailboats is acquired<br> by Gavel Securities for undisclosed sum

PORTSMOUTH – Vanguard Sailboats Inc. this afternoon announced its acquisition by Gavel Securities Inc., the parent of Performance Sailcraft Europe Ltd. (PSE) and Laser...
HASBRO CEO Alfred Verrecchia - shown in February at Hasbro's showroom at the International Toy Fair in New York -  last year received $8.41 million  in salary, stock options and other compensation. /

Hasbro’s CEO is paid 40% more than Mattel’s

Hasbro Inc., the world’s second-largest toymaker, last year paid CEO Alfred Verrecchia 40 percent more than No. 1 Mattel paid his counterpart, Robert Eckert,...

Ryanair’s O’Leary may launch E.U.-U.S. airline

Michael O’Leary, CEO of Dublin-based Ryanair Holdings Plc, may start a no-frills transatlantic airline once the U.S.-E.U. “open skies” agreement takes effect next March,...
AT A GAS STATION in Newton, Mass., last month, an attendant fuels a customer's car. /

AAA: R.I. gas prices rise 5¢ to $2.799

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island gasoline prices have risen for the ninth consecutive week, to 62 cents per gallon above their price in mid-February, according...
A TEMPORARY construction wall toppled just before 3 a.m., scattering debris across the security checkpoint, Goldstein said.  /

T.F. Green Airport reopens <br> after extended shutdown

WARWICK – After working since early morning, work crews have reopened T.F. Green Airport, according to airport spokeswoman Patti Goldstein.The airport was shut...
HIGH WINDS reportedly damaged a temporary construction wall on the runway side of the terminal building, sending debris through the building and across the runways. /

<b>Storm damage closes T.F. Green</b>

WARWICK – T.F. Green Airport shut down early this morning because of storm damage from what forecasters were calling the worst nor’easter in years. The...
THE SOUTH COAST RAIL project calls for the construction of several passenger stations and two terminal layover facilities.  /

High hopes for South Coast train plans

After watching several governors present studies and plans for a rail line into southeastern Massachusetts since 1991, Roland Hebert takes Gov. Deval Patrick’s pledge...
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Chocolatier’s creations draw national attention

From “Baja popcorn” to mango jasmine bonbons, Garrison Confections, located at 815 Hope St., has something for just about any palate. And that has...
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Salvadoran VP visits Rhode Island<br> to make new connections

A number of factors drew The Moore Co. Textile Group to invest in a 250-employee manufacturing plant in El Salvador a year ago this...

Patrick seeks relief for Bay State fishermen

BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick has called for the federal government to declare a “fishery resource disaster” to aid coastal communities reeling from...
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