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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,...

St. Louis developer adding affordable units at ALCO

A St. Louis-based developer and its local partners have announced plans to build 201 mixed-income apartments within Struever Bros. Eccles & Rouse’s American Locomotive...

Living/learning innovator joins RISD leadership

David Bogen has been named associate provost at Rhode Island School of Design. He will work with the provost, faculty and other members of...
THE DOWNCITY, a longtime favorite with the local gay and lesbian community, reopened Sept. 7 at a new site, with anexpanded menu that includes cocktails named after well-known drag queens and other local characters. /

Taking pride in city’s gay appeal

Most people who live near the city know of Providence’s gay-friendly atmosphere. With more than five gay bars downtown, the gay and lesbian nightlife...
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.

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...

Hollywood on Narragansett

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...

Hospitality industry fears loss of seasonal labor

The National Hotel on Block Island got only five employees from other countries to work seasonally on H-2B visas this year. But next year,...
SCOTT WOLF, executive director of Grow Smart Rhode Island, speaks at a press conference on the historic tax credit at Hope Artiste Village last week. /

Tax credit program paying off, say its supporters

Few in Rhode Island would question that the state’s historic preservation investment tax credit has fostered development. There are so many concrete examples, from...
THE MET SCHOOL arranges internships for its students, a strategy the RIEPC supports. Above, sophomore Edwin Nunez works with Sunthar Anandarajam at Atrion Networking. /

RIEPC takes another pass at planning the future

When the R.I. Economic Policy Council published “A Rhode Island Economic Strategy: 10 Ways to Succeed without Losing Our Soul” in 2001, the public/private...
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