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Captain Howard Goldman has been relieved of duty as commanding officer of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Newport Division. more
Author Thornton Wilder likened Newport to the nine cities of ancient Troy in his autobiographical novel, "Theophilus North," set in 1926. "Newport, Rhode Island, presented nine cities, some superimposed, some having very little relation … more
Veterans of the Middle East wars, now attending universities and colleges, have experiences that are sometimes unique among their classmates. They tend to be of "nontraditional" college age, older than 18 to 23 years old, but beyond that, … more
(Updated 9:36 a.m.) Six companies will share more than $275,000 through the next round of Innovation Voucher awards to leverage research and development partnerships with local universities or institutions: Aquanis LLC, MindImmune Therapeutics Inc., NanoSoft LLC, ProThera Biologics Inc., PowerDocks LLC and Videology Imaging Solutions Inc. more
Dennis McLaughlin, president of Middletown-based Rite-Solutions Inc., a service-disabled veteran-owned small business specializing in systems and software engineering for government and commercial clients, talks about the company’s recent expansion to Virginia Beach and the kind of work it does in support of the U.S. Navy. more
The Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance’s Undersea Technology Innovation Center has launched its website, www.underseatech.org. more
Ralph D. Heath has been elected to the board of directors of Textron Inc. He is a U.S. Army veteran and Airborne Ranger. He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering and an MBA from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. more
Nicknamed the Ocean State, Rhode Island is home to thousands of boaters, various fishing companies, a Naval base and a prodigious port-based economy – all of which rely heavily on fossil fuel-powered machinery and vessels. The maritime … more
In January, Providence College received a $50,000 gift from Col. Noel J. Doyle Jr., ’58, a 30-year Army veteran who served two tours in Vietnam, and his wife, in support of a new scholarship for veterans who attend the college’s School of Continuing Education. more
The Rhode Islanders I know are doers — successful business owners, technology entrepreneurs, community advocates and passionate educators. more
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