APC joins 10 IT leaders in global ‘Green Grid’

American Power Conversion and 10 other major information technology companies – including fierce competitors – have joined forces to form the Green Grid, a...
URI PROF. Yan Sun, a computer engineer, has won a five-year grant to work on designing a 'trust infrastructure' for wireless networks. /

URI researcher building ‘trust’ network tools

A computer engineer at the University of Rhode Island has been awarded a five-year, $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support her...
George de Tarnowsky, executive director of the Central Rhode Island Development Corporation, said funding for CRIDCO has dried up. /

Lack of funds shuts down key Central R.I. resource

Municipalities simply do not have enough money in their budgets to support the Central Rhode Island Development Corporation. That’s the short answer to why...
LUZO COMMUNITY BANK started looking for a buyer two years ago because its CEO, Jose Gouveia, felt the bank could better serve its customers with a larger partner. /

BankFive adds heft with Luzo acquisition

BankFive of Fall River and Luzo Community Bank of New Bedford are similar in a few crucial ways. Both are community banks. And both...

Brown exhibits focus on history of slavery

PROVIDENCE – Following up on the October report by its Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice, Brown University is sponsoring four exhibitions that show...

Pawtucket couple starts PC scholarship fund

PROVIDENCE – A new endowed fund established by Barbara and William D. Slattery Jr. at Providence College will provide a new source of scholarships...

UMass–Dartmouth head calls for new thinking

DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Jean F. MacCormack, chancellor of the University of Massachusetts–Dartmouth, urged the campus community in a speech last month to become more...
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A night of art, gourmet food

The Plant – a new mixed-use development in Olneyville that will feature affordable live/work studio and commercial spaces as well as a community enterprise...

MetLife Foundation gives $20,000 for ‘e-mentoring’

The MetLife Foundation last month donated $20,000 to the Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership to continue the development of an “e-mentoring” program launched last year...

Newport Harbor’s top chef<br> gets national recognition

Casey Riley, who was promoted to corporate chef at the Newport Harbor Corp. last year, has been named 2006 Chef of the Year by...
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