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Product of URI research at leading edge of sonar

By John P. Mello Contributing Writer Sonar (sound navigation and ranging) has been around since the beginning of the 20th century, but it didn’t enter the...

Restoration program marks 1.25 million lobsters

Lanny Dellinger, a full-time lobsterman since the early 1990s, said the best thing to come out of a recently completed six-year lobster restoration program,...

Innovating in a traditional world

Tucked away in the woods off Route 2 in East Greenwich, in a simple 10,000-square-foot building, Chronomatic Inc. produces intricate logo jewelry and awards...

Uvex Safety changes its name

Uvex Safety Inc., the Smithfield-based maker and distributor of protective eyewear and other safety equipment, is changing its name to Bacou-Dalloz Eye & Face...

Textron grants $400,000 to R.I. nonprofits

Textron Inc. recently announced 23 Rhode Island-based recipients of the company's 2006 grant program. Grants are awarded two times each year via the Textron...

Item subsidiary to focus on new medical devices

Robert E. Pelletier has been named CEO of Ximedica, a newly established, wholly owned subsidiary of Item Group in Providence that specializes in design,...
Quonset Point in North Kingstown has long provided opportunities for commercial development and job growth. The port has been a topic of debate for many years.

Quonset Business Park: The land of opportunity

At the R.I. Economic Development Corporation’s offices in Providence, there’s a white board with a list of what Rhode Island needs to prosper in...

Restocking doesn’t ease overfishing concerns

It’s not as glamorous as “the City that Lit the World,” but it’s still a nice way to be known: For five years, New...

Critical Junction

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld said in 1991 that if there wasn’t a commuter rail from Boston to New Bedford and...

Tiffany’s new plant growing into its Cumberland home

The workers at Tiffany & Co.’s Rhode Island facilities had a betting pool when they first moved from their 5,000-square-foot Warwick location to a...
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