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(Updated 11:19 a.m.) A key committee of the Providence City Council voted Tuesday to recommend a tax stabilization agreement for real estate and tangible property taxes to help facilitate development of a cement distribution center at the Port of Providence. more
Hope & Main, the state’s first food business incubator, will hold its first tabletop show on May 19. more
In its report, “A Stronger Nation,” the Lumina Foundation found that 43.1 percent of Rhode Islanders had attained higher education degrees in 2014, a 1.7 percent increase since 2008 when degree holders were first counted. more
(Updated 1:16 and 3:09 p.m.) Snow will gradually taper off tonight, making for a messy evening commute, according to the National Weather Service. more
A Dallas company that had proposed to develop private student apartments on a 1.25-acre parcel in the I-195 redevelopment district has withdrawn its interest, according to the redevelopment commission. more
HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University has formed a partnership with the Rhode Island Association of Realtors, allowing the housing policy nonprofit to access more detailed, current data, including real estate listings. more
(Updated 2:20 and 4:17 p.m.) Two companies have submitted plans for a large-scale, mixed-use life-sciences project on two parcels of the former Interstate 195 land, initiating what could be the first movement toward an innovation district, government and business officials said. more
L.L. Bean is coming to Garden City Center. The outdoor retailer said it will open its first Rhode Island store this summer, and 29th retail store outside of Maine, where the company is based. more
Rhode Island, as in most of the nation, has experienced economic growth since 2010. But in that period the Ocean State has seen cumulative growth at a rate that is roughly 75 percent as large as the United States as a whole. (Ocean State … more
University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley made $330,000 in total compensation in 2014, ranking 61st among 238 chief executives at 220 public universities surveyed by the Chronicle of Higher Education. more
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