Updated February 27 at 4:27pm
Creative Economy
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Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and the Quonset Development Corporation announced Tuesday that international food manufacturer Greencore USA has entered a new 50-year lease at Quonset Business Park and will employ as many as 393 people at the facility it plans to build there. more
Rhode Islanders weary of the barrage of statistics that have put the Ocean State dead last for unemployment for four consecutive months can now view local success stories through “Our Backyard TV,” a new 24-hour On Demand channel produced by Cox Communications in partnership with the Rhode Island Foundation. more
The Rhode Island School of Design Museum is opening galleries to the public in its newly renovated 1926 Eliza G. Radeke Building on June 13. more
When people ask her about her work, Janice Lee Kelly usually tells them, “I’m in the event-transformation business.” That’s because what she designs and produces are floating sculptures – you could call them aerial installations – meant to create an environment. more
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition is partnering with the Bryant Marketing Association, a volunteer, student-led group at Bryant University, to promote its 2015 competition using social media tools. more
The Social Enterprise Ecosystem for Economic Development Summit has added former Clinton policy adviser Ira C. Magaziner to its lineup of keynote speakers for the annual event, to be held this year on April 25-26 at Brown University. more
Former Alex and Ani CEO Giovanni Feroce is returning to the retail industry with a 93-year-old wristwatch company he intends to resurrect as a military-inspired lifestyle brand, he announced Monday. more
The national nonprofit Made in the USA Foundation has named Alex and Ani LLC among its 2014 USA Hall of Fame winners. more
The 2014 Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts will be given at the 18th annual Pell Awards on June 9 to actor Richard Jenkins and his wife, director/choreographer Sharon Jenkins. more
From water treatment systems and recycled fashion to toys for children of all abilities and a food truck for the hungry, Social Enterprise Greenhouse’s 2015 accelerator class features entrepreneurs launching a variety of initiatives. more
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