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Economic Development
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The first hints of construction materialized Thursday as the developer of the South Street Landing project said the firm is on track for a summer closing on the property and completion of the project by early 2017. more
The R.I. Convention Center Authority buildings are not contributing as they should to the economic vitality of Rhode Island, according to a report issued Wednesday by a coalition of Republican lawmakers. more
Encased on two sides by scaffolding, Grace Episcopal Church is undergoing a nearly $800,000 exterior renovation that will clean and restore its stonework. more
The Providence Foundation’s executive committee and board of trustees have voted to endorse the proposed Interstate 195 parcel for a new Pawtucket Red Sox baseball stadium. more
A groundbreaking will be held May 28 for Blue Sphere Corp.’s waste-to-energy project. 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
The owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox remain focused on moving the team to downtown Providence, according to a team spokeswoman, and hope to finalize a deal by June. more
For the third time, the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District Commission has extended a deadline to allow a developer to try to reach an agreement on a tax stabilization plan with the … more
(Updated 12:03 p.m.) Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad said that Newport has been awarded an “exclusive” two-month negotiating window to secure the North American stopover in the 2017-2018 edition of the global race. more
(Updated 1:04, 1:28, 3:01 and 4:07 p.m.) James J. Skeffington, the prominent lawyer who was part of the new Pawtucket Red Sox ownership that is trying to move the team to Providence, died Sunday while jogging near his home, his spokeswoman Patti Doyle confirmed. more
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