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Economic Development
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With a quick pace and little dissent, the Rhode Island House of Representatives approved a budget for the next fiscal year that includes almost everything proposed by first-year Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
YWCA Rhode Island has acquired the Nickerson Community Center in the Olneyville section of the city. more
The elements of a mixed-use and life-sciences project that could cover five acres of the former Interstate 195 land were revealed Monday in a public overview by the development team. more
As Rhode Island enters a new era of economic growth, it is important for the business community to have the confidence that's needed to invest in our state. Businesses are attracted to places where the rules are clear and fair. This begins with … more
A key component of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's blueprint for state economic development efforts is the need to identify the state's "advanced industries and innovators for growth." Rhode Island's reputation among the nation's "foodies" is sterling, … more
The National Park Service has added the city’s century-old Standard Paper Box Corp. mill complex to the National Register of Historic Places, State Historic Preservation Officer Edward F. Sanderson, executive director of the state Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission, said Tuesday. more
In the wake of James J. Skeffington's death and signals from elected officials that action on the proposed Providence baseball stadium is not likely in this legislative session, the Pawtucket Red Sox have backed away from the push to have the state … more
Without the opportunity to lure funding presented by Providence-based Betaspring, a nationally recognized business accelerator, Jon Bittner and his partners never would have brought their startup, Splitwise Inc., to the Ocean State. Nor would they … more
Providence has proposed two standardized tax incentive programs for development in the Interstate 195 corridor, including one that would defer full taxes for projects of at least $10 million for 13 years. more
Wind-whipped sails on yachts fluttered at Fort Adams State Park in early May, as Alan Nissen and Annette Poutoppidan enjoyed the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport. The couple from Horsens, Denmark, both avid sailors, spent hours admiring … more
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