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Economic Development
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Stefan Pryor moved quickly through what he called the challenges and promise of Rhode Island's economy before an attentive breakfast audience of Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce members last month. They'd heard much of it before, but not … more
Rhode Island's new commerce secretary, Stefan Pryor, faces a daunting challenge: how to stimulate economic growth on a major scale without many resources to use for that purpose. So far, anyway, he seems to understand the nature of his job, … more
A proposed conversion of the historic Pontiac Mills into residential and commercial space will receive $5 million in state historical preservation tax credits, the state announced Tuesday. more
There appears to be some growing optimism among leaders of the business community who participated in a real-time survey on Tuesday looking at Rhode Island’s economy over the next 12 months. more
A senior official with the U.S. Economic Development Administration will tour several business facilities in Rhode Island Wednesday and meet with business representatives, to identify ways the federal agency can help promote economic growth, according to the office of U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse. more
A newly formed I-195 Redevelopment District Commission met for the first time Monday, encouraged in welcoming comments by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza, and its own leadership. more
The nonprofit Grow Smart RI released its 2015 Rhode Island Smart Growth Awards on Monday, recognizing state residents, businesses and government agencies for launching innovative preservation and revitalization solutions. more
A cost-sharing proposal for a wastewater system upgrade could allow the long-awaited American Tourister Mill project to move forward to construction. more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Joy Hearn, D-Barrington, has introduced a resolution that would grant $750,000 to the Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership. The nonprofit organization, a business unit of the University of Rhode Island Research … more
Federal Hill has occupied a special place in Providence's self-image for a long time. But in many people's eyes, that place is being challenged. This week's cover story examines the changing face of the neighborhood, specifically Atwells … more
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