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Economic Activity
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Money Magazine last month named Webster Bank best bank in New England for 2016-17. more
In the wake of last week’s announcement that the General Electric Co. would open a new technology center in Providence, city, state and congressional officials on Monday gathered at the Statehouse to welcome company executives to the state. more
The state has a new tourism logo and marketing campaign: “Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer.” Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the R.I. Commerce Corp. on Monday unveiled the new campaign and slogan. more
West Elm, a subsidiary of Williams-Sonoma Inc., will open its first retail store in Rhode Island in Wayland Square. The building, now under renovation, is at 179 Wayland Ave. more
(Updated 10:18 a.m. and 2:05 p.m.) A six-month research effort on Rhode Island’s economy delved into the Ocean State’s past as an industrial leader, its struggles during the Great Recession and its need to innovate to move forward again. more
The New York Yankees again are the most valuable team in baseball, with a net worth of $3.4 billion, Forbes reported on Wednesday more
(Updated, 8:37 p.m.) It’s not the first time developers of the so-called Superman Building at 111 Westminster St. have sought city and state support to rehabilitate the iconic 26-floor Art Deco Providence office tower. more
(Updated 2:12 p.m.) A request for proposals is being sought for a study of McCoy Stadium and the surrounding area by the Pawtucket Red Sox and city and state officials. more
In reaction to the truck tolls associated with RhodeWorks, the Northeast Trucking Association Executives Council is working to relocate to Maine a 2018 annual meeting that had been set for Newport – a change the council chairman says could cost Rhode Island $250,000 or more in revenue. more
Charging for trash collection, selling the public golf course, increasing the meal and beverage tax, asking more of non-tax-paying entities and renegotiating pension and health care agreements with city employees are just a few of several ideas being floated to help Providence fix its fiscal problems. more
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