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Acushnet Co. parent posts 39% rise in earnings per share

Fortune Brands Inc. today reported earnings per share growth of 39 percent in 2006, as well as a fourth-quarter per-share profit increase of 38...

Textron 4Q profits rise 65%, to $195M

PROVIDENCE – A rise in aircraft deliveries by its Cessna unit helped boost Textron Inc.’s fourth-quarter profits by 65 percent, according to Bloomberg News....

Kopin boosts production for Army contract

TAUNTON, Mass. – Kopin Corp. this week announced a “significant” increase in production of hardware for the Army’s TWS-II Thermal Weapon Sight program. Kopin declined...

Searching for the right customers

A Providence marketing firm specializes in pay-per-click advertisingWORKING PLANET MARKETING GROUP INC. www.WorkingPlanet.com TYPE OF BUSINESS: Paid search (pay-per-click) marketing firm LOCATION: 180 Elmgrove Ave., Providence OWNERS: Soren...

German firm picks R.I. for its North American HQ

Polyrack North American Corp. was joined this month by Gov. Donald L. Carcieri, Mayor David S. Iwuc, the R.I. Economic Development Corporation and the...
GEORGE SAGE poses with one of 'Sage's Stages,' in this Peter Pan Bus Lines photo.

George M. Sage, Bonanza Bus founder, dies at 74

PROVIDENCE – Local businessman and philanthropist George M. Sage, 74, the founder of Bonanza Bus Lines, died unexpectedly Monday in Providence, Bonanza’s parent company...

Markland may sell its 82% stake<br> in Technest Holdings

WARWICK – Markland Technologies Inc., working to transform laboratory technology into real-world products, yesterday said it is "exploring strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value,"...

Flagship signs with Trailways

Flagship Bus. Co. last week announced that its trademark bright blue buses are getting a splash of red in time for the holidays, because...

Study finds rail stop makes sense in Pawtucket

If a commuter rail stop were placed in Pawtucket, it could be used by more than 1,000 people every day by 2030, with about...

Could a cruise ship dock revitalize the waterfront?

The way Patrick Conley sees it, his and his wife Gail’s new development could be the beginning of a “mini-Baltimore,” right here in Providence. At...
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