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AAA: R.I. gas prices rise 1¢ to $2.579

PROVIDENCE – Gasoline prices in Rhode Island stand at $2.579 per gallon, according to AAA’s March 19 survey, an increase of 1 cent over...

KVH to unveil TV system for larger boats

MIDDLETOWN – KVH Industries Inc. (Nasdaq: KVHI) today announced plans to unveil the TracVision M9, for vessels 80 feet and longer, at this week’s...

Markland issues update on planned dividend

WARWICK – Markland Technologies Inc. (Pinksheets: MRKL) says that a registration statement for its planned dividend of shares in Technest Holdings Inc. has been...

State seeks to lure sea power firm to Quonset

A company developing technology to harness energy from ocean waves is considering establishing a production facility in Rhode Island, despite federal regulatory hurdles that...

China seen as a challenging market<br> but also a rewarding one

Though doing business with China can be a lucrative endeavor, getting started requires a ton of research, and once you get a client, it...

Toray hopes to gain edge with clear polyester film

With its parent company operating in 18 countries, including lower-wage Asian nations, Toray Plastics America Inc. faces more pressure to perform and to make...

Gilbane sets out to build waterfront ‘destination’

Aiming to build a new “neighborhood on the Bay,” Gilbane Development Co. has signed an agreement with British Petroleum to buy a 40-acre property...

E.B. fitness center is a long-term investment

If the $130,000 that Electric Boat has invested in a wellness/fitness center at Quonset Point helps to prevent just eight employees from having a...

Honeywell’s CEO earned $27.7M in ’06

Honeywell International Inc., the world’s biggest maker of airplane controls, paid CEO David Cote $27.7 million in 2006 as profit and sales climbed.Cote’s...

New England Tech bachelor’s program<br> targets auto service managers

Keri Mello always keeps applications for service managers on file, because “there’s always a need for service managers.”But that need doesn’t necessarily stem...
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