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2014-01-15 08:34:17

PAWTUCKET, R.I., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Envision Technology Advisors has recently been awarded contracts to bring wireless access to Rhode Island classrooms in the school districts of Smithfield and Tiverton. These contracts are part of the Rhode Island Department of Education's (RIDE) Wireless Classroom Initiative, for which Envision was named a Qualified Vendor earlier in the year. Aimed at expanding wireless access in Rhode Island schools over the next two years, these...

2014-01-14 08:28:02

New Analysis Finds 32 States Fail to Vaccinate at least 40 Percent of Adults 18-64 Years Old WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An analysis released today by the Trust for America's Health (TFAH) found that only 35.7 percent of adults ages 18 to 64 years old got the flu shot last season (the most recent period data with available data). By comparison, 56.6 percent of children (ages 6 months to 17 years old) and 66.2 percent of seniors (ages 65 and older) were vaccinated....

2014-01-13 16:27:02

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nortek, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTK), a global diversified company with leading brands and innovative, technology-driven products and solutions for residential and commercial applications, today announced the appointment of Andrew Bonham as group president of its Residential Ventilation (RESV) segment. Bonham replaces David Pringle, who recently retired from the company. Bonham joins Nortek with 30 years of manufacturing, sales, marketing and...

2014-01-09 23:25:57

James Purcell joins other mediation professionals offering a variety of mediation services through Mediation.com. Hyannis, MA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Specializing in alternative dispute resolution, with a focus on the healthcare industry, James Purcell has announced his membership in one of the leading mediation networks in the country, Mediation.com. Jim’s primary goal for this career move is to help more people who are looking for someone who understands the more complex issues in...

2014-01-09 23:24:14

Resident Power is now officially taking enrollments from Ocean State, providing residents with an opportunity to save on their electric bills and enjoy the freedom to choose their supplier; a benefit that large commercial business have been privy to since 1999. Resident Power’s entry into RI could not have come at a better time, as National Grid, the state’s largest utility, raised their rate 12.1% effective January 1st, 2014. Manchester, NH (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 New England...

2014-01-03 16:21:50

Jeffrey Alexander of Portsmouth, RI has been honored with a recognition by Rhode Island Monthly in its selection of "Top Wealth Managers In Rhode Island." PORTSMOUTH, R.I., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the January, 2014 issue of Rhode Island Monthly published by Rhode Island Monthly Communications. Jeffrey Alexander was selected for the following honor: "Top Wealth Managers In Rhode Island" (Photo:...

2014-01-03 12:23:33

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Larry Merlo, the company's president and chief executive officer, will be making a presentation to investors at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 14, 2014. Mr. Merlo is scheduled to present at 10:00 a.m. local time (1:00 p.m. ET). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO) An audio webcast of the presentation will be broadcast simultaneously...

2014-01-03 08:20:08

Investment Reinforces Cox's Leadership in the Automotive Services Industry ATLANTA and PROVIDENCE, R.I., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Enterprises, Inc. and Providence Equity Partners announced today a definitive agreement by which Cox has acquired Providence Equity's 25 percent equity interest in AutoTrader Group. Cox Enterprises now holds a 98 percent stake in AutoTrader Group, with the remainder being held by current and former employees. Financial terms of the transaction...

2014-01-02 12:21:33

CRANSTON, R.I., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Work Out World (WOW) is proud to announce the grand opening of its newest health club in Cranston, RI! This brand new, state of the art facility will be part of the Blast Fitness network which owns & operates health clubs in 13 states, and members have access to over 70 clubs nationwide. Work Out World's high-value, low-cost approach has been virtually unmatched by competing health club chains. Unlike other fitness centers, WOW...

2013-12-31 23:22:43

Royal Flush Havanese announces plans to expand to Florida. Charlestown, Rhode Island (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Royal Flush Havanese is excited to announce that it is establishing a new Florida sister location. For many years now Royal Flush Havanese has been deluged with requests to ship its amazing Havanse pups to the great Sunshine State. Unfortunately for doglovers in Florida, Royal Flush Havanese does not ship its pups because it is not advisable for the sake of the pups' mental...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.