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TIM ARCAND cleans carboys used for algae as behind him, clown fish swim in one of the tanks in the marine biology lab at Roger Williams University. /

Building alliances for a stronger marine economy

The topics ranged from climate monitoring, to the health and vitality of marine ecosystems, to the burgeoning aquaculture industry, to next-generation undersea military technologies,...
JAMES R. CAPALDI tells PBN, 'I enjoy solving problems and interacting with the public.' /

Retired DOT chief now working in private sector

James R. Capaldi has joined The Berger Group as manager of transportation services. He will manage Berger’s transportation projects in the Northeast, providing...

NTK posts $57.7M profit in sales of $2.22B for ’06

PROVIDENCE – NTK Holdings Inc., the parent of Nortek Holdings Inc. and Nortek Inc., posted a 1.4-percent increase in profit to $57.7 million in...

Mosquito Magnet maker attracts $6.5M bid

A Pennsylvania company has offered $6.5 million for American Biophysics Corp. of North Kingstown, the financially troubled maker of the Mosquito Magnet. The bid by...
MALCOLM L. SPAULDING, a URI professor of ocean engineering, will serve as CoEUT's director. /

URI and NUWC line up 19 partners and $1.5M for...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed and U.S. Representatives Patrick J. Kennedy and James R. Langevin joined University of Rhode...

Patrick unveils South Coast rail plan

DARTMOUTH – Gov. Deval Patrick today announced a plan to bring commuter rail service to Massachusetts’ South Coast by 2016. “For nearly 20 years,...

Steamship Historical Society hires director

EAST PROVIDENCE – Michigan native Matthew S. Schulte has been selected to serve as the Steamship Historical Society of America’s first executive director. His...

Ohio is 2nd state to sue over lead paint

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The State of Ohio yesterday filed suit against Sherwin-Williams Co., DuPont Co. and eight other former lead-paint makers, seeking to recover...
LIAM O'SHEA joins Ximedica as senior program manager. /

Ximedica expands its senior development team

PROVIDENCE – Ximedica LLC, an Item Group company specializing in the contract design, development and manufacture of new medical devices, has recruited two new...
THE QUICK ACTION of firefighters kept the July 18 fire, at a fuel terminal  in the Port of Providence, from spreading beyond the Motiva dock to the nearby storage tanks.  /

Firefighters honored for response to Motiva fire

PROVIDENCE – The members of the Providence Fire Department yesterday were honored by the U.S. Coast Guard for their “exemplary courage, dedication and leadership”...
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