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Economic Development
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NEW BEDFORD – Mayor Jon Mitchell has sharply different views than state representatives on how unspent federal earmarks could benefit the city's waterfront, and said the potential windfall could total more than $10 million. In an Aug. 18 … more
Blade by blade, General Electric Co. is building part of its future a few miles off the Rhode Island coast, turning a one-time piece of Enron Corp. into a global renewable-energy business. more
About 12 years ago, Bryant University officials began working on developing educational exchanges with China, which was showing signs of explosive economic growth. The school already had made the decision it wanted to have an international … more
PROVIDENCE – Thanks largely to general revenue exceeding estimates and state agencies spending under budget in fiscal 2015, Rhode Island has a surplus for the year that is $47.8 million larger than anticipated, bringing the total surplus for the … more
1 What in your professional background has best prepared you for the new role? During my years as a private-equity real estate portfolio manager my fund was, by design, overweighted to properties in urban neighborhoods. … The investment … more
PAWTUCKET – James E. Doyle, a former mayor and fixture in city government for 40 years, died on Aug. 26. News of his death came during opening events of the Pawtucket Arts Festival, a signature event he started nearly two decades ago. … more
1 What is the purpose of having Rhode Islanders help shape the state's tourism campaign? What we're seeing in destination marketing and place-making is an evolution toward a local spirit, a local voice, a grassroots kind of storytelling. … more
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. this morning hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for an expansion that is expected to double the size of its plant over the next five years. more
Providence's Downtown Improvement District is expected to unveil a plan within the next week to address chronic problems of homelessness, crime and panhandling in and around Kennedy Plaza. It will go nowhere without support from state and … more
Define competitive advantage for a business and if innovation is not the first word, it should be. In a similar way, cities, regions and states enjoy advantages in today's hyper-competitive world if innovation is the hallmark of their … more
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