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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 advertising WORKING 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...

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...
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