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Economic Development
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Political signs for local elections scatter the well-kept lawns alongside Route 5 – also known as Greenville Avenue – a two-lane state highway in Johnston. Robert V. Russo is running for re-election in District 4; Robert Civetti is … more
PAWTUCKET – James E. Doyle, a former mayor and fixture in city government for 40 years, died on Aug. 26. News of his death came during opening events of the Pawtucket Arts Festival, a signature event he started nearly two decades ago. … more
Paypal Holdings Inc., one of the world’s largest online payment companies, is considering to move its operations center to Rhode Island, according to a report today by WPRI-TV CBS 12. more
The city hopes to repurpose a historic former office building that supported the now-razed Lafayette Worsted Mill complex. The city is requesting proposals from developers for the sale and renovation of the building, which includes 12,000 square feet of land and room for up to 17 parking spaces. more
(Updated 12:05 and 3:29 p.m.) Citizens Bank on Wednesday broke ground at the development site for its new corporate campus slated to open in 2018. more
FM Global said ground was broken last week on an approximately $55 million loss prevention training and operations center in Singapore, which represents additional expansion in Asia for the commercial and industrial property insurer. more
FALL RIVER – The city is one of four clusters of marine technology in the country, and new grants might give it an edge in the industry. Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker announced on Aug. 16 that the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and its … more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. has agreed to a $25.6 million settlement with two more defendants in the ongoing 38 Studios LLC civil lawsuit. The proposed settlement is between Commerce RI, formerly known as the R.I. Economic … more
NEW BEDFORD – Mayor Jon Mitchell has sharply different views than state representatives on how unspent federal earmarks could benefit the city's waterfront, and said the potential windfall could total more than $10 million. In an Aug. 18 … more
In signs of a strengthening economy, businesses are increasingly reinvesting in both employees and big-ticket items despite rising health care costs and other concerns, according to Providence Business News' Summer 2016 Business Survey. … more
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