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7 hrs ago | Barnstable Patriot

PEOPLE 7-11-14

Franklin Pierce University : Erica Planamento of Centerville, doctor of physical therapy; Lindsay M. Bill of West Barnstable, bachelor's degree.


Related Topix: Franklin Pierce University, Texas

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Printing Impressions

Charlie Corr, Printing Industry Veteran and Group Director for InfoTrends, Passes

July 10, 2014 - It is our sad duty to report that Charlie Corr has died after a long illness.


Related Topix: Harvard University, Northeastern University, UMass Amherst

Foster's Daily Democrat

College news

Abigail MacGregor of Durham has been named to the dean's list at Bucknell University for the spring semester of the 2013-14 academic year.


Related Topix: Durham, NH, Bucknell University, Assumption College, Ithaca College, Somersworth, NH

Tue Jul 08, 2014

I-Team: Laws govern destruction of personal information

But the I-Team found those sensitive details out in the open at the old Enchanted Forest amusement park site in Hopkinton.


Related Topix: Hopkinton, RI, Social Security, Personal Finance, Woonsocket, RI

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Submarine Maker Plans R.I. Expansion

Submarine maker Electric Boat plans to double its workforce in Rhode Island to build a new class of submarines under a $95 billion Navy program, welcome news in the state with the nation's highest unemployment rate.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jack Reed, Democrat, Rhode Island, US Military, US Navy, North Kingstown, RI

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Orange Live

Orange Post 127 takes early lead in 5-4 win over Providence

Five first-inning runs helped Orange Post 127 to a 5-4 win over Providence in the Legion Firecracker Invitational Tourney at the University of Rhode Island on Friday.


Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Submarine maker plans expansion in Rhode Island

In this Tuesday, July 1, 2014 photo, a welder works on a "compressed air flask" that will eventually be installed in a Virginia class nuclear powered submarine at the Electric Boat company's Quonset Point facility, in North Kingstown, R.I. Submarine maker Electric Boat plans to double its workforce in Rhode Island to build a new class of ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jack Reed, Democrat, Rhode Island, North Kingstown, RI, US Military, US Navy

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Orange Live

Orange Post 127 Musters 8 Hits, Drops 9-2 Contest to Barnstormer in Tourney

Orange Post 127 lost 9-2 to Barnstormers on Wednesday in the Firecracker Invitational Tournament at the University of Rhode Island, despite a total of eight hits.


Wed Jul 02, 2014

Soccer America

Three clubs claim two Region I championships

Beadling, VSA Heat Blue and Baltimore Celtic all claimed two titles at the U.S. Youth Soccer Region I Championships held at the University of Rhode Island.


Related Topix: Germantown, MD


w.o.d.welder helping athletes stay in the game

Former Portsmouth High School sports standout and college baseball player Keegan Pafford has traded in his bat for a new business endeavor targeting athletes.


Tue Jul 01, 2014

Label & Narrow Web

Toray Plastics CEO announces retirement

Toray Plastics , Inc ., the only United States manufacturer of precision-performance polypropylene, polyester, bio-based, and metallized films for packaging and industrial applications, announces that Richard Schloesser, president, CEO, and adviser to the Toray Industries' Board of Directors, has retired and is succeeded by Michael Brandmeier, ... (more)


Mon Jun 30, 2014

Agri Marketing

U Of Florida Researcher Wins Global Biology Award

U OF FLORIDA RESEARCHER WINS GLOBAL BIOLOGY AWARD Jul. 1, 2014 Source: University of Florida news release A 27-year University of Florida faculty member who recently received a global award for his life's work in biology credits his colleagues and his students for his success.


Related Topix: University of Florida, Agriculture, Science, UC Riverside

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Day

Former Groton Mayor Linda Krause, 69, dies

Linda Blaker Krause, a former Groton town mayor and town councilor who worked years as a planner in southeastern Connecticut, died on June 19 after complications from surgery.


Related Topix: Groton, CT, Noank, CT, Ledyard, CT, Mystic, CT

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

in Their Own Words: Boy Scouts look at the journey from Cub to Eagle

Courtesy photos by Ralph Dieter From left, Connor Dunn, Matthew Williams and Nathan Blanchard have attained the rank of Eagle Scout.


Related Topix: Goffstown, NH, Family, Teenagers, Home Gardening, Home


University of Rhode Island awards almost 700 graduate degrees at commencement

The University of Rhode Island and families recently celebrated the achievements of more than 680 students who received their master's or doctoral degrees at the Graduate Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 17 at the Thomas M. Ryan Center on the Kingston Campus.



Why We Name Our Stuff

Hope F. Hudner, namesake for the new University of Rhode Island 35-foot fisheries research vessel, gets assistance from URI Associate Professor Dick Wing as they christen the boat, May, 7, 2004, in Wickford, R.I. Humans have a longstanding tendency to anthropomorphize the objects and appliances we use - boats , cars , computers, even electric ... (more)


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions


Ukraine Update: Report from Odessa

My sixth interview from Ukraine with David C. Speedie, director of the program on U.S. Global Engagement at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, first published on May 7, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Cianci to run again for mayor of Providence

Now Vincent Cianci, 73, is auditioning one more time for a role he's twice given up in disgrace: mayor of Providence.


The Times

Kienzle to head Apalachicola historical society

The Apalachicola Area Historical Society on Saturday afternoon chose a retired librarian and former history teacher as its president for the next two years.


Related Topix: Libraries, Apalachicola, FL, University of North Texas, Education Etc.

Sheehan Seeks Another Senate Term

Senator James C. Sheehan announced Monday that he will be running for re-election to the State Senate in District 36 .


Related Topix: North Kingstown, RI, Narragansett, RI, Rhode Island College