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Economic Development
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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
Despite competition from a potential casino in Taunton, Mass., the operation of a Tiverton casino would mean increased jobs, tax revenue and new economic activity for the state of Rhode Island, according to an Economic Impact Study released Tuesday by Twin River Management Group. more
The Rhody Awards for historic preservation will be given to 11 recipients on Oct. 16. more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. board authorized $6.1 million in real estate-related tax credits, as well as $1.2 million in sales tax incentives, to encourage development of two new mixed-use projects. more
The Burrillville Town Council at a special meeting Thursday voted to oppose a proposed natural gas power plant in the town. more
Billed as a future income generator, the R.I. Convention Center has been a point of contention since its doors opened in 1993. Operationally, the facility, including the parking garage and food services, has lost more than $21 … more
School's in, and for no one is that more true than Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. In the span of less than two weeks, the governor has: n Set new goals for 3rd grade reading in the public schools – 75 percent reading at grade level by … more
1 As the city's new director of administration, what are your responsibilities? The position … has primary responsibility for all day-to-day operations of the city, to include public works, parks and recreation and information technology. … more
Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. has for decades built hulking platforms to extract oil and natural gas from the seabed. With the collapse of offshore drilling, the company has turned to helping harvest another energy resource: wind. 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
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