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2014-05-28 23:01:59

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) has started a major renovation project at their Pawtucket office in order to make room for the newest generation of MRI - the 3T MRI. Upon completion of the renovations, RIMI will be providing patients access to three, out-patient 3T MRI’s throughout Rhode Island. Pawtucket, RI (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) broke ground earlier this week on renovating an existing suite at the Blackstone Valley Medical Building to house the...

2014-05-22 23:07:53

Tunstall Americas was awarded the prestigious “Innovation Award” at the recent Rhode Island Governor’s Workforce Board annual meeting. Pawtucket, RI (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Tunstall Americas was awarded the prestigious “Innovation Award” at the recent Rhode Island Governor’s Workforce Board annual meeting. The award is given to Rhode Island companies who are committed to contributing to the economic development of Rhode Island. Casey Pittock, President and CEO, accepted the award...

2014-05-21 23:04:23

Interstate Reliability Project Construction Part of $512 Million Project to Strengthen New England’s Electric Transmission System Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 National Grid today announced that it would begin construction on a 15.4 mile 345 kV electric transmission line project within its existing right-of-way in the towns of Millbury, Sutton, Northbridge, Uxbridge and Millville following the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board’s (EFSB) final approval, which was issued...

2014-05-19 12:20:59

Speedcraft VW presents buyers with true costs related to vehicle purchase WAKEFIELD, R.I., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For a large amount of auto buyers, many dealerships' promises of low lease rates and small down payments are too much to ignore. However, a growing amount of shoppers experience a rude awakening when they find out that the price they've seen and heard prior to their dealership visit is a far cry from what they will actually pay. One Providence-area Volkswagen...

2014-05-14 12:28:14

NEWPORT, R.I., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soup's almost on "Chowdah" lovers! The 33(rd) Annual Polar Seltzer Great Chowder Cook-Off, the original, largest and longest-running chowder championship in the country scheduled for Saturday, June 7, 2014, will welcome dozens of restaurants from across the country as they take aim at the national titles of "Best Clam", "Best Seafood", and "Best Creative" chowder and celebrate the traditional kick-off to the summer season in the beautiful,...

2014-05-13 16:34:16

PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a well-attended ceremony held at the Manton Heights Community Center on Monday afternoon, the Providence Housing Authority (PHA) and its partners celebrated the accomplishments of 25 adult public housing residents who have completed an "Internet Basics" training course as part of the "Get Connected" initiative. Attendees included Senator Juan Pichardo, State Representative Raymond Hull, Jeshenia Brito, City of Providence,...

2014-05-09 12:26:27

WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 9, 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 UBS Global Healthcare Conference on May 20, 2014. Mr. Merlo is scheduled to present at approximately 8:00 a.m. (EDT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090226/NE75914LOGO An audio webcast of the presentation will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor...

2014-05-07 23:12:27

Warwick car accident lawyer Richard Sands of Sands Law Offices helps a woman settle her case and recover for medical bills, lost earnings, pain and suffering and future damages. Warwick, RI (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Rhode Island personal injury attorney Richard Sands of Sands Law Offices has recovered $625,000.00 for his client (name withheld for confidentiality). The woman’s car accident occurred in January of 2013 when a driver went through a red light and struck the woman’s car at...

2014-05-07 23:05:58

Innovative Visualization Tool Announced at Industry Briefing with the US House STEAM Caucus on Capitol Hill Providence, RI (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) is launching a new STEAM Map today during an industry briefing being held on Capitol Hill in collaboration with US House STEAM Caucus Co-Chairs Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Aaron Schock (R-IL). This innovative mapping tool visualizes STEAM activity worldwide to enable advocates, practitioners and followers of...

2014-05-05 08:34:13

PAWTUCKET, R.I., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Annette Niemczyk, a Senior Engineer at Envision Technology Advisors, has been named a "Woman to Watch" in the Technical Services category of this year's Business Women Awards program from the Providence Business News. Annette began working at Envision in 2003 as an intern, coming to the company directly out of school. Annette's desire to grow her skills, and her ambitions to one day become a Senior Engineer, quickly pushed her to...


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