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Hexagon division, Faro settle disputes

LAKE MARY, Fla., and NORTH KINGSTOWN – Romer Inc., a Hexagon Metrology company, and Faro Technologies Inc. have agreed to settle all outstanding disputes...

PACE-R.I. joins CareLink network

PROVIDENCE – The PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) Organization of Rhode Island today announced it has joined CareLink, a nonprofit...
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AAA: R.I. gasoline rises 3¢, to $2.609/gallon

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s self-service price for regular gasoline has risen 3 cents in the past week, in its sixth straight week of increases,...

Division of Motor Vehicles gets new phone system

PAWTUCKET – The R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles has a new main telephone number, 426-4DMV (462-4368), effective today.Callers will reach a new, automated main...
DR. SELIM SUNER helped found the R.I. Disaster Medical Assistance Team in 1989, when he was a med student and an EMT. Today, he is a unit commander heading a team of 230 volunteers. /

Team is ready for any emergency

Disasters can happen, and the smart homeowner or business manager is ready in advance: candles, batteries, rock salt, propane stove, drinking water, walkie-talkies, data...

Even small companies seeking to protect data

UNICOM, a Woonsocket-based computer technology consulting company, was recently approached by a client concerned about the costs it would incur if its e-mail communications...

Continuity plans seen as crucial

The pitch from business continuity planning experts is simple: Companies need to prepare so they can minimize the amount of lost business in the...
DAWN MARIE LEWIS, emergency preparedness coordinator at the Hospital Association of Rhode Island, explains how the Hospital Capacity System works /

System connects ERs, emergency dispatchers

When The Station nightclub burned down in 2003, leaving hundreds of people injured – many grievously – a handful of hospitals took the majority...

Supply-chain disruption is only one of many worries

As American manufacturers increasingly reach across the country and around the world for component parts, they risk becoming victims of disasters many time zones...

Businesses find flood insurance costly, crucial

At Hope Global in Cumberland, no one mentions the “f-word”: flood. During the downpours in October 2005, the company’s 300,000-square-foot office was awash...
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