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HISTORIAN Patrick T. Conley, left, and retired R.I. Supreme Court Justice Robert G. Flanders Jr. have just published a book on the history of the R.I. Constitution. /

Tracing the rich history of a state constitution

We all learn in school about the U.S. Constitution, the Founding Fathers and the fundamental principles on which our nation is built. But what...
URI OCEAN ENGINEERING Prof. Malcolm Spaulding, left, the director of the new undersea center, shows off his CoastMap software program along with colleague Eoin Howlett. /

Dual-use applications are focus of undersea center

This spring, the U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center awarded the University of Rhode Island $150,000 to create a Center of Excellence in Undersea Technology....

Panel to study financial education in R.I.

STATE HOUSE – The General Assembly has authorized the creation of a panel to examine the status of youth financial education in Rhode Island. The...

Mentoring programs in the workplace

Do you have a formal or informal mentoring program in your company? • Yes – 72% • No – 28%If you do not, do you believe...

Buses showcase PPL youth poetry project

PROVIDENCE – The back of the bus took on a whole new meaning last month for 25 local students, thanks to a citywide after-school...
THE SITE of the proposed Island Global Yachting facility is shown in red in this aerial photo of the Quonset Business Park. /

Luxury shipyard planned at Quonset

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The Quonset Development Corporation has given its preliminary approval to a 43-acre megayacht construction and repair facility proposed by Fort Lauderdale,...

Caprio, union announce Treasury reorganization

PROVIDENCE – General Treasurer Frank T. Caprio and union representative Sal Lombardi today announced a plan to reorganize the R.I. Treasury Department. “I came into...
BUILT IN THE MID-1970s, the Moshassuck Square Apartments were designed by architect William Warner. /

RISD leases Moshassuck Square Apts.

PROVIDENCE – The Mount Vernon Co. today announced that the Rhode Island School of Design has signed a long-term master lease on the Moshassuck...

Senate panel condemns student-loan tactics

Financial services companies seeking to be listed as preferred lenders have tempted college officials with free travel, happy hours, sports tickets and paid consulting...
VANESSA TOLEDO-VICKERS tapes her show, which focuses on business issues, at Latino Public Radio last Wednesday. /

A station with great expectations

Reynaldo Almonte begins his broadcast at 5 a.m. every day by announcing in his deep voice: “This is Exitos 88.1FM. Latino Public Radio, nationwide...
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