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Saturday, May 26, 2018

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Kilmartin again tries to ban cell phones in cars

PROVIDENCE – House Majority Whip Peter F. Kilmartin, D-Pawtucket, has again filed legislation to ban the use of non-hands-free cellular phones by drivers on...

N.E. health, biotech firms see 44% boost in VC

BOSTON - A report from PricewaterhouseCoopers shows 2006 was a near-record year for venture capital investment in New England biotechnology, health care services and...

USPS facility commits to environmental upgrades

PROVIDENCE – The vehicle maintenance facility of the U.S. Postal Service in Providence has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Environmental Performance Track,...

Good investments are important for R.I.

Just as the state should be careful how it cuts spending (see this week’s lead editorial, on RIte Care), it must also take great...

Paint makers to appeal to R.I. Supreme Court

PROVIDENCE – Two paint manufacturers today filed notices they will appeal Superior Court Associate Justice Michael A. Silverstein’s Feb. 26 ruling in the state’s...
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Ceramics Process Systems becomes CPS

CHARTLEY, Mass. – Ceramics Process Systems Corp. (OTCBB: CPSX) has changed its name to CPS Technologies Corp., effective immediately.“CPS began as a developer of...

February producer prices outpace expectations

WASHINGTON – The Producer Price Index for Finished Goods, a measure of wholesale prices, rose 1.3 percent last month after seasonal adjustment, the U.S....

Lincoln Park agrees to let RIPTA return

At a meeting yesterday evening in Lincoln, Lincoln Park and R.I. Public Transit Authority officials agreed to a resumption of bus service to the...

Astro-Med officers to exercise 85,000 options

WEST WARWICK – Astro-Med Inc. (Nasdaq: A LOT) says five company officers plan to exercise options on a total of 85,000 shares of Astro-Med...

RIPTA eager to talk to Lincoln Park

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Transit Authority’s buses still are not stopping at Lincoln Park, and a RIPTA spokeswoman says the park hasn’t been...
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