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The Newport Skating Center will return to its former downtown location at the Newport Yachting Center this winter. more
Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co., two historic giants of U.S. industry, will join in an all-stock merger of equals that’s the first step in a plan to create three new highly-focused businesses. 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
Eisenhower House, at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, is open for year-round event rentals following a $2.2 million renovation. more
Rhode Island’s economic growth in February was “tepid at best,” according to Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
Three new incentive programs were launched Friday by officials to improve streetscapes in central business districts, provide tax stabilization incentives, and give tax credits to Rhode Island companies that play a role in persuading a supplier or customer to relocate to the Ocean State and create at least 10 new jobs. more
Wendy Nicholas, the longtime former executive director of the Providence Preservation Society, will serve as interim leader of ONE Neighborhood Builders, the nonprofit community development organization announced Thursday. more
Consumer comfort in the first week of February held close to a three-month high as Americans grew more upbeat about the buying climate. more
Rhode Island made the top 10 list of the worst-funded state pensions by ThinkAdvisor, which provides information for the investment advisory community. more
The greater Providence-Warwick area is ranked in 36th place out of 300 medium to large cities in the U.S. as an attractive place for new lawyers to start their careers. more
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