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August 22, 2017

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Federal Delegation Hopes $125K Federal Grant Will Grow Composites Industry, Create Jobs in RI

BRISTOL, R.I. – Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen David Cicilline and Jim Langevin today announced a $125,000 federal grant to develop a composites industry cluster that will support job creation and economic growth in Rhode Island.  The grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) was awarded to the Rhode Island Marine Trades

Ted Hood Designer Series in Bristol Showcases Historic Fleet–and the Public’s Chance to Experience It

Ted Hood (1927-2013) made a lot of history during his lifetime. He was an innovative sailmaker and yacht designer, an America’s Cup winner, and a businessman who helped transform an abandoned parcel of Navy land in Portsmouth into a thriving complex of marine businesses. But the new Designer Series, which takes place this month in