Updated February 9 at 8:09am
Economic Development
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Osbert Duoa moved to Rhode Island with his mother when he was 5 years old. By the time he turned 14 he was skipping school to get into fights. "I felt like the world was in my hands and I could do whatever I wanted," Duoa told Providence … more
(Updated 12:45 and 1:16 p.m.) To compete with Massachusetts gaming, the owners of Twin River Casino said Tuesday they are proposing to build a casino with table games on 45 acres in Tiverton and transfer Newport Grand’s gaming license to it. more
The largely vacant New Harbour Mall will be redeveloped in a $50 million project that will convert the enclosed retail center to an open-concept plaza. 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
Alex Hurd has been appointed as a destination expert at Discover Newport. In his new role, Hurd will assist sales in corporate/association markets that include Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., as well as areas within western New England. … more
Ten organizations are receiving a total of $45,000 in 2014 Doris Duke Fund for Historic Preservation grants through the Newport Restoration Foundation. more
The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner Tuesday night at Twin River and attendees got more than they have come to expect when a political campaign event broke out. more
Bryant University and the Beijing Institute of Technology, Zhuhai have initiated a partnership to educate one another’s students at their respective campuses in Smithfield and Zhuhai, China. more
LaunchCode, which has been awarded a $350,000 Real Jobs RI implementation grant to help place nontraditional candidates into information technology jobs, plans to open a local office to help implement the initiative. more
The Breakers Welcome Center project will move forward after a Newport Superior Court judge on Monday dismissed all appeals of a Zoning Board decision that approved its construction. more
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