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Application guidelines for the new State Cultural Facilities Grant Program are available, according to the R.I. State Council on the Arts. more
The round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race is attracting new teams after cutting costs in half by making competitors use identical 65-foot yachts instead of building their own boats. more
The elements of a mixed-use and life-sciences project that could cover five acres of the former Interstate 195 land were revealed Monday in a public overview by the development team. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders rebounded in June to a nine-month high as warmer weather and a brighter economic outlook drew prospective buyers back to the market. more
Gasoline prices are creeping up in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
The Millennial Professional Group of Rhode Island has launched a website that it hopes will help encourage the migration of new millennials into the Ocean State, and persuade those who are thinking about leaving to stay. more
Rhode Island’s economic performance lagged in April, and has been “disappointing” so far in 2015, according to Leonard Lardaro, an economist with the University of Rhode Island. more
(Updated, 5:40 p.m.) A package of economic development incentives proposed in the budget of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will head to the House floor on Tuesday largely intact, with only selected modifications made by lawmakers. more
Standard & Poor’s said it may have been too optimistic in its ratings on a $330 million bond deal that was backed by tobacco lawsuit settlement payments owed to the state of Rhode Island. more
When Mark Hellendrung bought the Narragansett Brewing Co. in 2005, close to nobody drank the 125-year-old New England lager. more
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