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Economic Development
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House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello says public support will be needed for a new Pawtucket Red Sox stadium proposal for Providence to move forward, though it remains unclear how much time and opportunity voters would get to weigh in. The … more
(Updated 2:41, 4:10 and 4:56 p.m.) Reaction to Rhode Island’s new slogan, Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer, has been anything but lukewarm. more
(Updated 2:40 p.m., 3:48 p.m. and 6:20 p.m.) Citizens Financial Group Inc. will build a new 420,000-square-foot corporate campus on the west side of Interstate 295 in Johnston to consolidate more than 3,200 employees in 2018. more
Christina H. Paxson became Brown University's 19th president in July 2012. She led development of the 10-year university strategic plan, "Building on Distinction," completed in late 2013. Paxson continues to focus her own research on the … more
Nearly 100 people pack the outdoor patio of The Hot Club, a popular Providence waterfront bar, on a Wednesday evening. It's a common summer scene at happy hour across the city, except for the one thing that links The Hot Club patrons this … 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
Less than an hour away from Providence, an economic boom is taking place. I'm talking about Boston, where there seems to be a crane on every corner and a new company moving to town every week, bringing thousands of jobs with them. Boston is bursting … more
PROVIDENCE – Goldman Sachs announced on March 22 that it will offer $10 million in capital and philanthropic support to help small businesses grow in Rhode Island. The funding will come through Goldman Sachs' "10,000 Small Businesses" … more
FALL RIVER – Two granite mills were sold last month to developers with a track record of giving old buildings new life, The Herald News reported. The Cornell Mill, 649 Alden St., was sold to Cornell Mill LLC, a company controlled by Starr … more
In one room at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Massachusetts, a large table is shared by a half-dozen people, plugged into laptops and oblivious to passing visitors. In a connecting hallway, overstuffed couches attract workers who would rather … more
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