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Blount Boats set to launch ferry Plum Island

WARREN – The M/V Plum Island, a 120-foot cargo-passenger ferry constructed by Blount Boats Inc. for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is slated...
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R.I. gas prices rise for 7th week, to $2.679

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island gasoline prices rose for the seventh consecutive week, to 50 cents per gallon above the price eight weeks ago, AAA...

Nestor’s annual loss rises 10.7% to $7.49M

PROVIDENCE – For the year ended Dec. 31, Nestor Inc. (Nasdaq: NEST) today posted a net loss of $7.491 million, an increase of 10.7...
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BankNewport to display Tall Ships painting

NEWPORT – “Tall Ships in Newport Harbor,” the signature painting for the Amica Insurance Tall Ships Rhode Island 2007, goes on exhibit today at...

R.I. firms’ exports surge 21% in ’06

Rhode Island companies last year exported $1.53 billion worth of goods, growing their foreign sales by 20.7 percent – including a big boost from...

Firm looks south to find profits

Building on connections made on a trip to Mexico five years ago, an East Providence-based specialty chemicals company has built a successful export operation...
ELECTRO STANDARDS has seen a considerable payoff from CE certification on one of its instruments. The Sepe family, from left: Mike  Sepe, Ray  Sepe Sr., Brenda Sepe, Ray  Sepe and Ken Sepe. /

Reaping rewards of meeting EU standards

If you are traveling to Europe and hoping to play one of the continent’s favorite sports, don’t take a baseball and bat. Similarly, if...
KAREN M. KENNEY, executive VP of Liberty International transportation and Logistics, is the new president of CONECT. /

A new leader for New England trade alliance

Karen M. Kenney is the new president of the Coalition of New England Companies for Trade (CONECT), a nearly 700-member group that promotes the...
SUMMER INFANT President and CEO Jason Macari, center, and to his left, Steven Gibree, executive vice president of product development, celebrate with other company executives and family members after ringing the opening bell at Nasdaq on March 20. /

Summer Infant execs lead Nasdaq opening ceremony

In honor of its recent listing on Nasdaq, Summer Infant Inc., a North Smithfield-based company that designs and distributes infant and toddler health,...
DR. KATHLEEN C. HITTNER is promoting advances in cardiac care and minimally invasive surgery at The Miriam Hospital. /

High-flying Miriam chief <br>adds challenge at T.F. Green

Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner has distinguished herself on many fronts – in her medical specialty, as a leader in her profession, and especially at...
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