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MassChallenge will receive $100,000 through an Innovation Matching Grant to help Rhode Island create a “powerful innovation brand” and build its reputation as “an ideal state for entrepreneurship.” more
The price of self-serve, unleaded regular gasoline in Rhode Island and Massachusetts increased 1 cent per gallon in the last week, according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey. more
(Updated 11:54 a.m.) The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission has a new executive director. Peter McNally, a real estate investment manager, was selected Monday as the commission’s new administrative leader, succeeding Jan Brodie, who unexpectedly announced her resignation last month. more
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was given hours to come up with a plan to keep his country in the euro as citizens endure a second week of capital controls. more
The behavior of two population groups, the baby boomers and the millennials, will have outsized influence on real estate markets in the next several years, according to a report by The Counselors of Real Estate, an association of real estate advisers. more
Warren Buffett donated $2.8 billion of stock to charities, led by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, after praising the couple for committing more of their time to philanthropy than other billionaires, including himself. more
Three projects will be recognized with Doris Duke Historic Preservation Awards this year, including the restoration of the Audrain Building on Bellevue Avenue, now home to the Audrain Auto Museum. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is the fifth-highest in the nation for income inequality, behind Boston, New Orleans, Atlanta and Cincinnati, according to a report from The Brookings Institution. more
Providence Business News once again packed the Providence Public Library at its annual Book of Lists premier party Thursday night. More than 400 of the region’s business and civic leaders networked while marking the publication of PBN’s 2016 Book of Lists. more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. authorized more than $9 million in state development incentives on Monday, including $5.5 million in tax credits for the construction of 160 apartments near the Providence Amtrak and MBTA station and $2.7 million for new construction at the former Louttit Laundry site in the West End. more
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