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DAN WILLIAMS, who took over as general manager at the Providence Biltmore Hotel four months ago, reviews the day's activities with some of his staff. /

New faces abound in city’s hotel management ranks

By Natalie Myers MYERS@PBN.COMDan Williams became the general manager of the Providence Biltmore Hotel four months ago. Before that, he opened and operated Six Flags...
OCEANSTATE TECHNOLOGY's first commercial job involves simulating the landing of a radio-controlled unmanned flying vehicle on an unmanned boat traveling 25 to 35 knots. /

New England models jobs of future <br> <i>Simulation extends to health, defense...

Steve Swenson stands next to a plasma screen showing an unmanned air vehicle landing on an unmanned boat while skimming the ocean's surface. The images...

<i>Where to eat? So many choices in R.I.</i>

How frequently do you dine out? * Several times a week – 54.3% * About once per week – 31.4% * 1 to 3 times per...
A VIEW from the mezzanine level of Lincoln Park's new game room, scheduled to be finished in March, which will feature live entertainment, dining and a full bar. /

Lincoln Park’s event center to open in spring

Lincoln Park has come a long way since it opened 60 years ago as Lincoln Downs, a horse race track. But right now, it's...
LYNNE DUNPHY, recently appointed to the Routhier Chair of Practice at URI's College of Nursing, focuses on work force issues. /

URI professor tackles nursing shortage

When the E.J. and V.M. Routhier Foundation invited the University of Rhode Island's dean of nursing, Dayle Joseph, to write a proposal for a...

Consumer-driven plans still rare in R.I. <br> <i>But high premiums add to...

Consumer-driven health plans, long resisted by Rhode Island employers accustomed to rich benefit packages, are gaining more popularity in the state, especially among companies...
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<i>Written policies key in labor-law compliance</i>

Is managing labor law compliance difficult? Absolutely! A company with at least one employee needs to understand up to 15 federal and state labor laws....

<i>The best technology for startups</i>

Dear Dan: We're in the early stages of startup and beginning to shop for tech. We'll need basic hardware and software, plus other technology....
GARY GOLDBERG, CEO of CleanBrands LLC, shows off the new packaging and motto for his company's CleanRest mattress and pillow covers, which block even the tiniest allergens. Goldberg's goal is to lead that segment of the market. /

A better way to help you sleep <br> <i>Textile industry veteran creates...

CleanBrands LLC OWNERS: Gary Goldberg, CEO, and Northbridge Equity Partners Type of business: Developer and distributor of allergen-blocking pillow and mattress encasements LOCATION: 400 Massasoit Ave.,...
PUT A CORK IN IT! Some restaurants are promoting the merlot-to-go idea, while others fear liability if patrons uncork their bottles on the road. /

Wine-to-go idea isn’t taking hold <br> <i>Many restaurants don’t offer patrons the...

Few restaurant patrons take unfinished bottles of wine home with them following a meal, despite a law passed in the summer that allows them...
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