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Cumberland trucking firm fined $80,000<br> on federal hazardous waste charges

PROVIDENCE – Berkeley Transportation Co. yesterday was fined $80,000 in federal court for illegally shipping hazardous waste from a property in East Greenwich to...

Wind energy association honors TPI Composites

LOS ANGELES – Warren-based TPI Composites Inc. has been honored by the American Wind Energy Association with the 2007 Commercial Achievement Award for its...
GASOLINE PRICES in Rhode Island remain below those in much of the nation, AAA said. Above, Leticia Cardona pumps gas into her van at a station in Chicago. /

AAA: R.I. gas prices fall 6¢ to $3.009/gallon

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island gasoline prices have fallen for the second consecutive week after 15 weeks of increases, according to AAA Southern New England....
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Small business ‘matchmaker’ summit<br> on federal contracting runs through Wednesday

WARWICK – More than 500 small businesses from across the Northeast and 80 federal agencies and prime contractors are expected to attend the Small...
CHARLIE GOSS works in the Artiste Historic Windows shop, making wooden windows such as the ones overhead, about 1,500 of which will be needed just for the Hope Webbing mill. 'We're making windows that look historically accurate, using modern techniques,' says shop manager Dennis Lussier. /

Making ‘historic’ mill windows<br> on an industrial scale

What do you do when you’re rehabbing a late-1800s/early 1900s mill and need to replace about 1,500 windows – yet keep them authentic, to...

Shorter runway helps extension plan

The R.I. Airport Corporation board of directors has taken a step in the right direction in trying to find an acceptable compromise for the...
CLEAN THE BAY staffer Dave Tobler removes debris during the cleanup last Monday. /

Out of the water, at long last

Volunteers from five organizations worked together last Monday to remove a barge that had been grounded on the Providence Harbor shore since the Hurricane...
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Narragansett firm helps prepare ports for attacks

A Narragansett firm is playing a key role in exercises being conducted in Providence and at port cities across the nation to prepare for...
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U.S. trade gap narrows in April by 6.2%

WASHINGTON – The nation’s imports of goods and services exceeded exports in April by $58.5 billion, narrowing by $3.9 billion or 6.2 percent from...
AMTROL, founded in 1946, is a maker of water heaters, pressure boosters, well tanks, chemical containers and other storage and control systems. Above, a sampling from its family of products. /

Amtrol emerges from Ch. 11 protection

WEST WARWICK – Amtrol Inc. today announced it has emerged from its Chapter 11 reorganization thanks to the closing of $128 million in exit...
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