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Economic Development
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Through the first two months of its direct public offering, Urban Greens Food Co-op, a community-owned grocery store planned for the West End of Providence, has raised more than half of the equity it needs to ensure the store opens. more
Problem: Despite marginal population growth since 2000, the Cranston Working Cities team says the city is losing economic ground, as the poverty rate has grown from 8 percent in 2000 to 11.2 percent in 2010. A growing economic divide between eastern … more
The renovation of a historic building at 32 Custom House St. is completed and is fully leased, according to the New York-based development company. more
The General Assembly considered but did not pass Bill 7375, The Remote Sales Tax Collection Act, for real and fair competition reflecting 21st century commerce. It was "held for further study." Today, online-only retailers are not required … more
Rhode Island Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor and representatives of Ocean State companies are completing a one-week trade mission to the United Kingdom. more
A U.S. District Court judge sided with plaintiffs who want to stop the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe from building its $1 billion First Light Resort and Casino here. more
A host of business, labor and community leaders on Thursday are holding a press conference to talk about the redevelopment of the so-called Superman Building at 111 Westminster St., Providence, which has been vacant for about three years. more
A new facility has been built at 375 Wampanoag Trail for University Medicine to serve its primary care and sub-specialty patients. more
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston joined local and state leaders on Friday to celebrate seven Rhode Island municipalities selected as design-grant recipients of the Working Cities Challenge, a cross-sector collaborative designed to improve the lives of low-income people in small- to mid-sized cities. more
The R.I. House of Representatives approved a nearly $9 billion state budget late Wednesday, which includes several tax breaks and dramatically increases the size of state … more
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