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Economic Development
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Construction of a new parking garage to support tenants of South Street Landing will begin this week, and will require the long-term closure of a northbound lane on Eddy Street. more
Andy Trench was building drones to fly cameras for filming when he was posed with a challenge: Assess the condition of a 60-foot-tall cupola atop a 100-year-old Pawtucket church. The challenge resulted in the production of a lightweight … more
National Grid has gained design approval for a new electrical substation along the Providence River, which will accommodate the electrical needs for future development downtown. more
1 How many jobs does the so-called clean-energy economy support? The clean-energy economy supports nearly 10,000 jobs throughout the state. Last year, this sector added over 600 jobs, with nearly 90 percent of the growth occurring in firms … more
Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed, D-Newport, has held the post since 2009. She discusses the state's current economic health, what voters can expect from the Senate in 2016 and why she supports a proposed Tiverton casino. … more
(Updated, 10:55 a.m.) Fourteen projects received a total of $3.7 million in matching grants under the new Brownfields Remediation and Economic Development Fund, the governor’s office and R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced Wednesday. more
Five temporary art installations have been placed in Providence along the vacant I-195 lands, joining 12 that were placed on the parcels in 2014. more
Betsy Wall, the former head of the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism, has been hired as chief marketing officer for the R.I. Commerce Corporation, the agency announced Wednesday. more
Mike Stenhouse is founder and CEO of the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity, a free-enterprise, public-policy think tank. The Cranston native is a former small-business owner with a dot-com company, a marketing professional with a … more
Erin Donovan-Boyle is executive director of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce, one of the state's largest business-advocacy organizations. She discusses some of the changes in the business climate in the state and new initiatives for the … more
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