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CULTURED WORKPLACE: Brendan Breen has developed a way for quahogs to produce pearls, which he plans to sell overseas or to jewelry makers closer to home. 

Using clams, URI student produces pearl of a business idea

A COMMERCIAL QUAHOGGER since he was 14, Brendan Breen knew that the clams don’t often produce pearls. The discovery of such a gem in...

RWU Law, URI among institutions to share $1.2M grant to help...

BRISTOL – The Marine Affairs Institute at Roger Williams University School of Law and Rhode Island Sea Grant Legal Program, housed at the law...
THE USDA'S Natural Resource Conservation Service has called on aquaculture oyster producers in Rhode Island to apply for financial and technical assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program as part of an effort to restore oyster reefs in protected water bodies as part of the Rhode Island Oyster Initiative. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CAROLINE BLUMBERG

USDA calls on oyster farmers to apply for Rhode Island Oyster...

WARWICK – The U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service has called on aquaculture oyster producers in Rhode Island to apply for financial...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND received more than $745,000 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to strengthen and develop training programs for aquaculture workers. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI receives $746K for aquaculture worker training

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island received $745,815 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for its Rhode Island Sea Grant program,...

The Town Dock | Calamari

THE STORY: Narragansett-headquartered The Town Dock has been serving customers worldwide since 1980. It offers many product lines of frozen calamari and whole squid,...
THE THIRD ANNUAL QUAHOG WEEK begins March 26. The DEM is still accepting applications from restaurants and markets, as well as potential partners and venues that want to be involved with the week-long event. / COURTESY RIDEM

Third annual Quahog Week set to start March 26

PROVIDENCE – The third annual Quahog Week in Rhode Island will begin March 26, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management said Tuesday. The week runs...

Job Creators Q&A: Brad Waugh

Brad Waugh | CEO, Life Wear Technologies Is Rhode Island a good place to grow jobs? Why? R.I. is a less-competitive market compared to the...

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