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Economic Development
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National Grid has gained design approval for a new electrical substation along the Providence River, which will accommodate the electrical needs for future development downtown. more
Rhode Island's reputation for high-quality restaurants is the result of the talent and work ethic of its chefs, many former students here at Johnson & Wales University, but many also trained at some of the world's best schools and eateries. … more
Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed, D-Newport, has held the post since 2009. She discusses the state's current economic health, what voters can expect from the Senate in 2016 and why she supports a proposed Tiverton casino. … more
Rhode Island’s second-largest city is among the suitors for a potential new campus for Citizens Bank. more
Last week the Raimondo administration granted Greystone of Lincoln Inc. a 10-year, $460,000 tax credit for expanding its workforce by about 10 percent. The grant is the first one under the Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credit program, which … more
In the last year PBN staffers have written more than once a week about the nearly 40 acres left behind when Interstate 195's course through downtown Providence was moved. Significant stories demand significant coverage, and the opportunity … more
Representatives of the R.I. Commerce Corporation told state lawmakers Thursday that the agency has not dispersed any new loans or awarded financial incentives created in the fiscal 2016 budget, but has laid the groundwork for evaluating applications for state assistance. more
Five years ago, Durval Tavares, president and CEO of Aquabotix Technology Corp., moved his company into an incubator run by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for a seven-month stay. In October, following steady growth at other … more
The $12 million renovation of Butterfield Hall, one of two main dining centers at URI, involved a 10,000-square-foot renovation of the dining room and a 7,500-square-foot addition. The project included the rehabilitation of a student lounge on the … more
The West Elmwood Housing Development Corp. in August broke ground on a 50-unit affordable-housing development in the West End. The $15 million project will include the low-income rental units, as well as construction of a community center. Nine … more
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