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Economic Development
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The R.I. Department of Environmental Management said $1.25 million is available in matching grant funds to cleanup contaminated properties known as “brownfields.” more
Leaders of the General Assembly, who have embraced a less expensive version of the RhodeWorks bridge and overpass reconstruction plan, appealed to business leaders Wednesday to support it as an economic investment. more
High Rock Development, owner of the what is known as the Superman Building in Providence, and developer Cornish Associates, called a press conference on May 5 to announce … what exactly? Two years ago High Rock put forth a plan to … more
With the help of affluent investors, Savoy Bookstore and Café has filled what some considered a void in Westerly since opening in the spring. Annie Philbrick, a partner of Mystic Books Inc. in Connecticut, is running the new bookstore, … more
1 The role of Save The Bay includes environmental advocacy and education. How do you balance the two? Save The Bay's commitment to environmental education is strategic and reflects our belief that advocacy for the bay begins with education. … more
The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission agreed Monday to spend up to $2 million to help the state finance construction of a pedestrian bridge over the Providence River to connect its development parcels. more
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston joined local and state leaders on Friday to celebrate seven Rhode Island municipalities selected as design-grant recipients of the Working Cities Challenge, a cross-sector collaborative designed to improve the lives of low-income people in small- to mid-sized cities. more
FM Global said ground was broken last week on an approximately $55 million loss prevention training and operations center in Singapore, which represents additional expansion in Asia for the commercial and industrial property insurer. more
Problem: East Providence is losing young adults, as the number of residents aged 25-34 years old fell 30 percent from 1990 to 2015. The East Providence Working Cities team has identified Riverside Square as an area where there's a large population … more
Problem: Although known for its mansions, Newport has issues with poverty, education and mobility. The Newport Working Cities team reports subpar graduation rates – 79 percent – high child-poverty rates – 24.4 percent – and a mass exodus, as … more
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