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Economic Development
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Alex Hurd has been appointed as a destination expert at Discover Newport. In his new role, Hurd will assist sales in corporate/association markets that include Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., as well as areas within western New England. … more
Five nonprofits will receive 2015 Best Practice awards Tuesday from the Rhode Island Foundation. more
The CEO of Deepwater Wind LLC, the company behind the Block Island Wind Farm, told NPR that the New Bedford marine commerce terminal remains a wise investment, even as Cape Wind, which was supposed to be its major tenant, has ended its lease there. more
(Updated 4:33 p.m.) The six boats competing in the Volvo Ocean Race are expected to arrive in Newport tonight sometime after 10. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and other dignitaries officially opened Race Village for the Volvo Ocean Race Stopover at Fort Adams State Park late Tuesday afternoon. more
Since the start of the year, more than 2,000 new businesses have registered with the R.I. Department of State. more
The façade of the former Providence National Bank building was supposed to have been incorporated into a new high rise, a luxury condominium tower for downtown Providence that never materialized after the economy soured. It now fronts a … more
Take a moment to examine this week's cover. That's right, all that red you see represents surface parking lots in Providence's downtown. To all those people who over the years have complained that there isn't enough parking in the city, the response … more
The tantalizing promise of offshore wind energy as a growth industry for Rhode Island was again touted by state leaders last week, as several dozen employees at a marine fabrication company in North Kingstown started work on components of the Block … more
The proposed minor league baseball stadium will generate a peak traffic count of 1,800 vehicle trips an hour, when visitors arrive for the games or events, but will not tip surrounding intersections into failure, according to an analysis prepared for the team’s owners. more
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