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Workforce Board announces $1.3M in grants

PROVIDENCE – More than 4,000 workers across the state will benefit from the 69 grants, totaling about $1.3 million, announced this week by the...

Providence Metallizing settles clean air charges

BOSTON – The Providence Metallizing Co. has settled U.S. Environmental Protection Agency allegations of Clean Air Act violations by agreeing to pay a...

Durable-goods orders rise 2.5% in February

WASHINGTON – New orders for durable goods last month rose 2.5 percent to $206.9 billion, after falling 9.3 percent in January, the U.S. Commerce...
ASTRO-MED is a maker of specialty printing, testing and measurement systems including the ToughWriter 4, above, a high-resolution PostScript printer for airborne use. /

Astro-Med profit more than doubles, to $6.06M

WEST WARWICK – In the year ended Jan. 31, Astro-Med Inc.’s profit more than doubled to $6.06 million or 82 cents per diluted share...

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...
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