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Economic Development
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Bristol County Savings Bank is supporting the region’s clean energy initiatives with a $45,000 commitment to the New Bedford Wind Energy Center, the bank announced. more
Rhode Island is continuing its slow march toward an improved economy, but still struggling to find some economic momentum, according to economists in the Ocean State. more
Charlie Enright, a Bristol resident and a professional sailor, will be racing around the world for the first time in the Volvo Ocean Race, a Grand Prix competition that runs from Oct. 4, 2014 through June 27, 2015, with the only North American stopover in Newport from May 5-17. Enright’s team, Team Alvimedica, will join Team SCA (with fellow American Sally Barkow onboard), Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Dongfeng Race Team and Team Brunel in the race, which will be contested over 38,739 nautical miles and nine months. The race starts in October in Alicante, Spain and finishes in Gothenburg, Sweden. more
For Newport Grand, 2015 could be the year the slots parlor pivots between subsistence and a grander metamorphosis befitting its name. Even those closest to the casino, which a developer says … more
The Social Enterprise Ecosystem for Economic Development Summit has added former Clinton policy adviser Ira C. Magaziner to its lineup of keynote speakers for the annual event, to be held this year on April 25-26 at Brown University. more
Construction is scheduled to begin Monday on the conversion of a former Bank of America Corp. skyscraper into apartments following the closure Friday of a $78 million financing package, the Hartford Business Journal reported. more
(Updated 11:11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.) Transportes Aereos de Cabo Verde will begin service from T. F. Green Airport to the Cape Verde Islands starting June 2, officials announced Friday. more
(Updated, July 10, 8:51 a.m.) The $2.4 million renovation of Kennedy Plaza will begin Tuesday, July 15, with an official groundbreaking ceremony, city spokeswoman Ann Gooding confirmed Wednesday. more
The Top 5 Rhode Island SBA Lenders, ranked by number of 2013-2014 loans. more
The Interstate 195 Redevelopment Commission Monday heard presentations from two developers with plans for the east side of the former highway land. more
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