With new paint and grease, Navy tries to lengthen subs' life

New paint, water-resistant grease: Navy finds ways to squeeze more life out of attack subs

Whistle-blower lawsuit settled in U.S. Navy kickbacks case

Long-running whistle-blower lawsuit settled in US Navy kickbacks case in Rhode Island

Sears sales fall sharply in 2Q as it spins off real estate

Key sales figure drops at Sears, hurt by softness at namesake stores; electronics sales weak




Business Briefs

Business Briefs

Little Caesars looking to New London, Westerly

A Little Caesars executive said Friday the pizza chain is looking to open new stores in New London, Groton and Westerly.

Pending layoffs at Newport News not expected to impact work at EB in Groton

Matt Mulherin, president of Newport News Shipbuilding, announced last week in a letter to shipbuilders that more than 500 employees will be laid off in 2015, and likely more than 1,000 employees will be laid off in 2016. EB and Newport...


While its streaming service booms, Netflix streamlines old business

Netflix now counts more than 65 million streaming members in more than 50 countries and plans to expand across the world in the next 18 months. But that breakneck growth comes at a cost: The company expects its streaming business to just break even...

Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

As Verizon contract expires, union members to work without new pact; more negotiations ahead