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Herb Weiss has worked for 14 years to transform and revitalize the historic mill town of Pawtucket through a dynamic infusion of the arts into the economic-development fabric of the city. more
The port of Point Judith, which has seen a steady reduction in the size of its local fishing fleet since the 1990s, received a much-needed economic boost this year from out-of-town vessels. more
An analysis of Rhode Island’s tax data, released Tuesday by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, shows more growth in the state’s private-sector employment during the second quarter of 2013 than was originally estimated. more
Marcel A. Valois, executive director of the R.I. Economic Development Corporation, believes the agency must earn back its reputation by reaching out to local businesses and focusing on “the nuts and bolts” of economic development, The Associated Press reported Wednesday. more
The land slated for development around T.F. Green Airport and a commuter-rail station has a new name and website to market it. The 95-acre former Warwick Station Development District is now called City Centre Warwick. more
The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority submitted its final application to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission ahead of the proposal deadline on Tuesday, pushing forward its bid for the sole Boston-area gaming license, the Boston Business Journal reported. more
U.S. state revenue isn’t rising fast enough to keep up with the cost of funding pensions, health care and public works projects, underscoring financial strains that persist during the economic recovery, according to a report. more
Macy’s Inc., the second-largest U.S. department-store company, forecast profit for its next fiscal year ahead of analysts’ estimates and disclosed a program to cut costs that includes eliminating about 2,500 jobs. more
The 2014 Working Waterfront Festival set for Sept. 27 and 28 has been awarded a $45,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to help with production. more
U.S. mortgage rates fell for the first time in three weeks as investors speculated that the Federal Reserve will hold off on tapering bond purchases that are bolstering the economy. more
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