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(Updated 2:46 p.m.) Deepwater Wind LLC on Friday finished testing the nation’s first offshore wind farm and expects to bring it online in a matter of days. more
Rhode Island tied with three other states for the second-highest statewide sales tax rate in the nation at 7 percent, according to a report released this week by the Tax Foundation, an independent tax policy research organization. more
Main Street, Baker and Child streets to Jefferson Street, Warren more
In an unprecedented forum, four of Rhode Island’s six living governors spoke with one another for an hour about economic development, education, politics and demographics as part of Providence Business News’ 30th anniversary programing. more
Rhode Island is the seventh-most expensive place to hold a wedding, according to The Knot, a wedding resource. more
Texas-based retailer and distributor Tandy Leather Factory has opened a retail store in Johnston, its third site in New England and first in Rhode Island. more
In the first-ever coordinated gift by senior leadership members of Citizens Bank, personal donations totaling $200,000 were made to the Citizens Charitable Foundation during the December holiday season. more
Roger Williams University and the nonprofit Arts in Common are pursuing a plan to renovate the long-vacant Walley School at the center of Bristol, for conversion to an arts and cultural hub. more
Aetna Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Bertolini escalated his criticism of the Affordable Care Act, saying Obamacare’s markets are nearing failure as premiums climb and healthier individuals drop out. more
The Brown Corporation announced on Monday it has authorized the commencement of the selection process for an architect to design a new campus performing arts center. more
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