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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...

OceanServer finds profits in low-cost unmanned subs

For 3 1/2 years, OceanServer Technology Inc. has been funding the research and development of unmanned miniature submarines by selling its line of lithium-ion...

Pawtucket fights to keep trash transfer station out

In the last few years, Pawtucket has made no secret of its plans to reinvent itself. In an effort to shed its image as...

Stephen Lane and Aidan Petrie of Item Group show off some of the gadgets they have created with their clients. The company develops new products and helps redesign and rebrand others. /

Inventors help meet global demand for new ideas

To stay alive, some fish must stay in motion constantly, driving water through their gills to move oxygen into their bloodstream. And to stay...

Medical supply firm finds a niche and grows with it

When doctors perform an angioplasty, they usually start by inserting a catheter – a thin plastic tube – into the patient’s blood vessel. Then...

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...
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