Duke University Press to use Tizra Agile PDF

PROVIDENCE – Tizra Inc. says Duke University Press has signed an agreement to use Tizra’s Agile PDF, a hosted publication sales and delivery service,...
VOLUNTEERS in a URI study of tick repellents walk in place to simulate spending time outdoors while 30 ticks climb on their skin. URI's Center for Vector-Borne Disease is studying the effectiveness of repellents sprayed on clothing.
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A creepy, crawly way to aid science

Sarah Smith sat calmly for two afternoons as dozens of deer ticks crawled up her legs and arms and burrowed their tiny heads under...

Latin American Film Festival seen as educational

José Torrealba sees the Providence Latin American Film Festival as much more than a venue for showing films, though it is one of the...
CEOs John J. Hynes, left, of Care New England and George A. Veccione of Lifespan announced the proposed merger at a joint news conference July 27. /

Lifespan, Care New England CEOs: Merger is a must

Almost two months ago, Rhode Island’s two large health care systems, Lifespan – a $1.3 billion company with more than 11,000 employees – and...

R.I. seeks to connect disabled to jobs

The director of a local program designed to help the disabled enter the work force is “cautiously optimistic” that state officials are now serious...

Expo adds arts, farms to the mix

This year, in addition to perusing the booths of more than 100 businesses from across the region, attendees of the South Kingstown Chamber of...
LINDA JANE MAAIA, right, took over Full Channel after her father died in 2004. Above, in her office at the  cable TV company, she works with Jane Cotter, left. /

Cable TV exec never envisioned herself at helm

This is the second in a series of 12 PBN articles focusing on the backgrounds, challenges and successes of some of the area’s most...

Coastway Credit Union donates $13,000 to VIPS

PROVIDENCE – Second-graders in city public schools will get extra help this year to build their reading skills, thanks to a donation from the...
INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR: Serial entrepreneur Robert Rabiner, whose new IlluminOss Medical Inc. in Middletown is stabilizing shattered bones using a light-activated glue. /

2007 winners:<br>12 honored at PBN-R.I. EDC-Tech Collective gala

PAWTUCKET – Innovators in a wide range of sectors came together last night for the combined Rhode Island Innovation Awards and Tech Laureates Night...

Baldwin to direct Healthy Kids lead-hazard initiative

PAWTUCKET – Barbara Baldwin has been named as program coordinator for the Healthy Kids Collaborative, R.I. Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch and the Children’s...
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