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Textiles are still vital to R.I. economy

On Feb. 11, the Ocean State showed the textile industry a little love, holding its first Academic & Textile Industry Networking Fair.Included in its...

Mass. recording ban unconstitutional

A journalist, or a citizen with a tape recorder, secretly records the conversation or debate involving an elected official or a police officer, in...

RITIN partners with URI to host first textile and academic networking...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – More than 200 people attended the first annual Academic & Textile Industry Networking Fair on Feb. 11 at the University of...

URI College of Nursing names new associate dean of graduate programs

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Katherine Hutchinson will join the University of Rhode Island’s College of Nursing as associate dean of graduate programs and research this...
BETTER THAN EXPECTED: Adrien Hebert, left, co-owner and chief financial officer, speaks with Bob Laferriere, operations manager, at Trans-Tex, a company in Cranston that makes lanyards, sports merchandise, small-equipment pieces and other items. Hebert said business in January was better than expected.
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Business costs are rising but owners still confident in growth plans,...

Most Rhode Island businesses are doing well and have positive outlooks for themselves and the economy for 2019, though their confidence is not quite...
DECEMBER 2018's Current Conditions Index was measured at 50 - a 17-point decline from November and a 33-point decline year over year. The data was released Monday in the latest report from University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

A drop from Nov., but CCI closes 2018 in neutral territory

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – After a double-digit climb in November, the December 2018 Current Conditions Index fell 17 points to a value of 50, according...

URI to host 4th annual Guitar Festival in April

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island will host its fourth annual Guitar Festival April 5-7.Participating artists for 2019 include Gaelle Solal from...

URI announces speakers for 20th forensic science seminar series

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island recently announced the lineup for the Spring 2019 Forensic Science Partnership seminar series, including headliner Dr....
THE COMMERCE RI Board of Directors approved incentives for CV Properties and its construction of the Aloft Hotel in the I-195 Innovation District. Above on the right, an initial rendering of the hotel. Commerce also approved incentives for the relocation and staff hiring at Custom & Miller Box and approved five innovation vouchers Monday. / COURTESY ­WEXFORD SCIENCE & ­TECHNOLOGY

Commerce RI approves incentives for Aloft Hotel, Custom & Miller Box

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. board of directors approved incentives for CV Properties LLC and Custom & Miller Box, as well as Innovation...

URI promotes sustainability with bottle-refill initiative

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – In an effort to reduce the amount of plastic entering local landfills, a new campuswide program at the University of Rhode...
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