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Economic Development
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The proposed downtown Providence site for the Pawtucket Red Sox ballpark is large enough and suitable for the facility, and will have sufficient parking and traffic circulation, the team’s president announced Thursday. more
Providence City Council President Luis A. Aponte on Thursday announced a 28-member “Steering Committee,” comprised of city officials and local business leaders, who will assist an economic consulting firm in conducting research for the city. more
The proposed creation of a School Building Authority in Rhode Island will allow the state to direct construction funds to public schools based on prioritized need, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Work has begun on a $6.9 million upgrade to the entrance plaza and traffic pattern for Providence Station, where several thousand commuters each day access Amtrak or Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority trains. more
Penn National Gaming Inc. said that it plans to open the $225 million Plainridge Park Casino on June 24, pending final regulatory approval by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday unveiled an $8.6 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that begins in July, weighted toward efforts to increase economic activity and create jobs in Rhode Island. more
The Providence Journal building is under agreement for sale to local development company Cornish Associates, which hopes to close on the property by the end of March, according to Arnold B. “Buff” Chace Jr., managing general partner for Cornish. more
James J. Skeffington said that he hopes that he will know by early April if the former Interstate 195 land on the west side of the Providence River will be suitable for a baseball stadium. more
More than 3,700 people contributed more than 38,000 gifts to help the Trinity Repertory Company reach its $18 million comprehensive capital campaign, theater leaders said Friday. more
Two new state government appointees will focus on economic development efforts at the Rhode Island Commerce Corp. Stefan Pryor, the new commerce secretary, has appointed Darin Early as chief operating officer and Daniel Jennings as senior economic development adviser. more
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