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Economic Development
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PROVIDENCE – The House has approved legislation to clear the way for construction of a hotel at or near the Twin River Casino in Lincoln. The bill, introduced by Rep. Jeremiah T. O'Grady, D-Lincoln, now goes to the Senate for … more
The proposed creation of a School Building Authority in Rhode Island will allow the state to direct construction funds to public schools based on prioritized need, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Work has begun on a $6.9 million upgrade to the entrance plaza and traffic pattern for Providence Station, where several thousand commuters each day access Amtrak or Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority trains. more
Penn National Gaming Inc. said that it plans to open the $225 million Plainridge Park Casino on June 24, pending final regulatory approval by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. more
Before news broke that the new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox wanted to move the team from its longtime home at McCoy Stadium to the Providence riverfront, Pawtucket officials had been thinking big. Could the area around the stadium be the … more
The realignment of tourism spending proposed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is intended to create a coordinated, statewide focus on attracting visitors to Rhode Island. It's an idea long advocated by state tourism and economic-development … more
Osbert Duoa moved to Rhode Island with his mother when he was 5 years old. By the time he turned 14 he was skipping school to get into fights. "I felt like the world was in my hands and I could do whatever I wanted," Duoa told Providence … more
Think of Rhode Island, and for many the beaches, quahogs, Del's Lemonade and the PawSox immediately come to mind. How much longer the family-friendly minor league baseball team, known officially as the Pawtucket Red Sox, remains identified with … more
Ever since Boston started sprouting building cranes, people have been wondering, why can't we make it happen here in Providence? The answers is complex, but it starts with the economy. Without robust job and population growth, why would any … more
The region's leaders should be working together to keep the PawSox in Pawtucket. McCoy Stadium is a place where a family of six can attend a game and each family member could have a hot dog and a soda for less than $60. The … more
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