Updated February 28 at 8:42pm
Economic Activity
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The city this spring will once again apply for a federal transportation grant to fund a new streetcar system between Upper South Providence and College Hill, Providence officials said Friday. more
(Updated 4:44 p.m.) The bets were on, and after the New England Patriots’ 28-24 Super Bowl win over the Seattle Seahawks, an influx of Washington-based goods are coming to Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island ranked a dismal 46th on a ranking of the best and worst states for business, according to Forbes. more
(Updated 8:49 a.m. to reflect corrected U.S. Airways numbers)January passenger traffic increased at T.F. Green Airport for the first time in three years, with passenger counts at nearly 2 percent more than January 2014’s figures. more
City planners Tuesday night unveiled a first-draft rewrite of the Providence zoning code intended to modernize and clarify local land-use rules while encouraging some new urban development. more
(Updated, Aug. 4, 3:45 p.m.) GateHouse Media will not honor the collective bargaining agreements negotiated between the Providence Journal and A.H. Belo Corp. and may lay off as many as 40 Journal employees upon its purchase of the paper who will be covered by Belo’s severance policy, according to an asset purchase agreement filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. more
Rhode Island gained 1,045 manufacturing jobs between December 2012 and December 2013, the first time in 13 years that the state posted an increase in manufacturing employment, according to a report released Monday by the Rhode Island Manufacturers Register. more
Elected officials, including Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, will meet with more than 150 small business owners, leaders and advocates during the 8th Annual Rhode Island Economic Summit Friday to discuss the state’s small business climate. more
The cost of a gallon of self-serve, unleaded regular gasoline increased over the last week in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts, the fourth week in a row that fuel prices went up, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England. more
Paolino Properties has acquired the former Cherry & Webb department store building at 275 Westminster St. downtown, the Providence real estate firm announced Thursday. more
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