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The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will auction off leases for offshore wind energy projects on July 31, with Providence-based Deepwater Wind one of nine energy companies that have qualified for the two blocks to be leased, according Executive Director of Rhode Island’s Coastal Resources Management Council Grover Fugate. more
Westerly and Attleboro are among the 20 communities that will be a part of Benjamin Moore & Co.’s 2013 “Main Street Matters” program, an annual project is designed to renew support for communities and local businesses by presenting a “revitalization package” to all participating neighborhoods that includes the exterior painting of local businesses in two- to three-blocks of the community. more
The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre was awarded a $25,000 grant to bring its production of Macbeth to 10 or more local public schools at little or no cost, the theater announced Tuesday. more
The R.I. Economic Development Corporation has approved a total of $174,791.97 of funding through the Renewable Energy Fund, which will be divided amongst four Rhode Island solar installation companies as they engage in clean energy projects across the state. more
Rhode Island is set to receive a $1.06 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor as part of $58 million in funding awarded to 30 states for expanded training for dislocated workers, the agency announced Wednesday. more
Media General Inc. – parent company of WJAR-TV NBC 10 – and privately-held New Young Broadcasting Co. Inc. announced a definitive agreement Thursday to combine the two companies in an all-stock merger transaction. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a total of $172,000 to four projects that were developed out of the Make It Happen Rhode Island Initiative. more
Any questions as to how much Brown University is contributing to the vitality of Providence and Rhode Island should be put to rest by the announcement last week of the $206 million plan to rehabilitate the South Street Power Station and develop a mixed-use building and parking facility adjacent to it. more
Joseph McCarthy, a sales associate at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Warwick, was recently recognized with the Coldwell Banker International President’s Circle award. more
The markets’ early reaction to the Federal Reserve’s latest policy announcement isn’t what Chairman Ben S. Bernanke wanted: Long-term interest rates have gone up. That’s a problem because the recovery is still tepid. more
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