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E.C. approves APC’s acquisition by Schneider Electric

WEST KINGSTON – American Power Conversion Corp. today announced that its pending acquisition by France-based Schneider Electric has been approved by the European Commission. The...
THE HISTORIC Weekapaug Inn, in Westerly, has been in the Buffum family since the original inn was built in 1899. It was rebuilt after the Hurricane of 1938. /

Weekapaug Inn is named to National Register

WESTERLY – The Weekapaug Inn, at 25 Spray Rock Road, today announced it has been added to the official National Register of Historic Places....

Calif. woman pleads guilty in July ID, bank fraud

PROVIDENCE – The last of three California women arrested by North Providence police July 11 (“3 women face charges of ID, bank fraud at...

Consumer credit rises 3% in December

WASHINGTON – Consumer credit rose in December as consumers took out more non-mortgage loans, but the rate of borrowing slowed, according to today’s statistical...

CBS selling 6 TV stations, 1 in R.I., for $185M

CBS Corp. today announced a definitive agreement to sell WLWC TV Providence, an affiliate of The CW, and six other stations to Cerberus Capital...

4Q sees gains in business, factory productivity

WASHINGTON – Productivity gains for the fourth quarter and for all of 2006 were reported today by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of...

Towerstream adds 2 directors to board

MIDDLETOWN – WiMax service provider Towerstream today announced the addition to its board of directors of William Bush and Paul Koehler. Bush brings more than...
"DIGICATION provides educators with the ability to manage and control their online learning communities, big and small," says CEO and RISD faculty member Jeffrey Yan.  /

Digication adds tool to educational software suite

PROVIDENCE – Educational software company Digication Inc. this week unveiled its Digication Admin Tool, designed to help schools manage the company’s Web-based learning, collaboration...

UMass survey: Visits to R.I. slot parlors declining

DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Though more Rhode Island residents have been visiting Lincoln Park, fewer have been visiting Newport Grand, and those who visit the...
A 17th-CENTURY Flemish Baroque silver- and brass-mounted ebony, red tortoiseshell and giltwood cabinet is one of several antique pieces now on display at The Elms in Newport after being donated by private collectors Annette and Dr. Sam Mandel. /

Preservation Society gets $2M furniture collection

A private collector has donated antique furniture, light fixtures, decorative objects and architectural pieces valued at more than $2 million to The Preservation Society...

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