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Like most trends, the "sharing economy" has moved west to east nationally and is fast becoming an accepted way of doing business in Rhode Island, although challenges are beginning to mount. The sharing economy connects owners to consumers … more
Rhode Island's slow climb from the economic basement it fell into during the Great Recession has lagged neighboring states' recoveries, but most regional business owners are optimistic about the direction the state is heading in, according to … more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. has launched a new Business Navigation Center and website for firms looking to do business in the Ocean State. "This center will serve as a one-stop shop for existing business looking to grow and new … more
PROVIDENCE - The state will receive $3.76 million in federal funding over four years to boost efforts to prevent deaths due to drug overdoses. Rhode Island is one of 16 states that will receive funding through the new U.S. Centers for … more
PROVIDENCE - The owner of Daniel Chapter One, a self-proclaimed health and healing ministry, pleaded guilty in federal court last week to tax evasion and selling unapproved products for cancer treatment and prevention. James Feijo, 68, … more
PROVIDENCE _ A 33-year-old Warwick man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for masterminding a conspiracy to defraud two Rhode Island banks of nearly $600,000. A federal court jury convicted David Alcantara on May 1 of … more
(Updated 12:52 p.m.) Is Providence still the front-runner to be the next home of the Pawtucket Red Sox? While team owners say they are still interested, momentum for a new stadium in the city has ground to a halt. And that's raising hopes in other communities, … more
1What are your top initiatives as Providence's new economic-development director? Spurring economic development in Providence through an emphasis on job creation and business retention. … Providence has many phenomenal resources such as … more
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe announced Friday it has received approval from the federal government to re-establish its sovereign lands in Taunton and Mashpee, a decision that will allow the tribe to proceed with construction of a resort casino. more
Total general revenue has increased 2.3 percent so far in fiscal 2016 to $467.5 million compared with expected revenue of $456.8 million, the state Department of Revenue said Friday. more
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