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Long-time fans of Vincent A. “Buddy” Cianci Jr. rejoiced last week when the former Providence mayor, who served nearly five years in prison on a racketeering conviction, announced his intention to seek the top job in City Hall once more. more
The Governor’s Workforce Board has awarded $1.75 million in Innovative Partnership grants ranging in size from $86,000 to $196,000 to 13 organizations. more
Another grueling June debate over whether the state should repay 38 Studios bondholders gave way to something unexpected: good news in the state’s lawsuit against architects of the failed deal. more
Even if they disagree about the federal health care law that created it, Rhode Island’s major candidates for governor all want to see the state’s health-benefits exchange become a moneymaker. more
(Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of articles focused on the 2014 gubernatorial candidates and their plans for economic development.) more
From the outside, it seems Rhode Island officials have been working on a new comprehensive plan for land use and economic development for ages, or at least since they finished the last plan. more
Contrary to conventional wisdom, things may be looking up for the future of Providence’s former Interstate 195 lands. more
Rhode Island’s only landfill, in Johnston, is on track to be filled by 2038. The big question facing the state is: Then what? more
The Department of Environmental Management said that farm viability grants totaling $255,543 have been awarded for projects that will enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island. more
Middletown-based Rite Solutions has an issue with companies that are no longer small being “grandfathered” in when it comes to competing for U.S. Department of Defense contracts. The 14-year-old company has 125 employees and specializes in submarine-combat-systems software development and does work mainly for the U.S. Navy. more
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