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THIS CLOSE-UP shows how the development will hug Attleboro's riverfront. /

Attleboro plans downtown revitalization

Frank Cook, chairman of the Attleboro City Council’s finance committee, sees the council’s vote last month to approve a downtown renewal plan as the...
Work continues on Forty 1? North, a yacht facility, restaurant and event space on Newport?s waterfront in the space once occupied by Christie?s restaurant. /

Former Christie’s space is remade<br> as name resurfaces elsewhere

Christie’s, the waterfront institution that stopped doing business on Thames Street in Newport last year, is set to reopen as an exclusive yacht facility,...
STEPHEN LANE, CEO of Item Group, says Item's development of the spill-proof 'big-kid cup' led to a series of inventions, including a breast pump and industrial fluid dispensers. /

Can industrial designers<br> change the whole world?

Industrial designers are not only riding the shifts in their industries. They are creating the shifts by designing straws that filter unsafe water for...

New home sales in U.S. rise 2.6%</br> in March to rate of...

Nationwide purchases of new homes rose in March, for the first time this year, as sales incentives and unusually warm weather brought out more...
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Undersea work links URI, industry

Working with funding from the R.I. Science and Technology Advisory Council and the U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center, a team of scientists from private...
GUY deWARDENER, chief information officer at Applied Sciences Associates, says the company's Oilmap software lets users 'actually see ... how [a spill] is dispersing.' /

Modeling movement in water

What do the Coast Guard, dredgers and the oil industry have in common? They all, from time to time, have a need to predict...
DAVID M. DUARTE, a worker at TPI Composites, stands at the root end of a 46-meter mold used to make wind energy turbines. /

Wind-power trend gives boost to TPI

TPI Composites has had a very busy April. The Warren-based manufacturer of large-scale composite structures such as blades for wind turbines, hoods for military vehicles...

Amgen recognizes R.I., Mass. teachers<br> for science excellence

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – For the 16th year in a row, pharmaceuticals giant Amgen Inc. is honoring K-to-12 science teachers across the nation, including...

Smiths unit to expand MTA security program

NEWPORT — The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority has awarded Smiths Detection-LiveWave a $3.2 million contract to engineer and deploy an advanced security system. The...

Quaker Fabric’s 1Q loss widens to $5.1M

FALL RIVER – Quaker Fabric Corp. says it lost $5.1 million or 30 cents per diluted share in the first quarter, 23.7 percent worse...
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