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Rhode Island’s average hotel occupancy rate for May increased 4.7 percent over last May, exceeding the 3.6 percent rate for New England, and tourism experts say new and trusted marketing strategies, and pent-up demand are the reason. more
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The Governor’s Workforce Board has awarded a total of $1.1 million in Industry Partnership grants to eight groups with proposals aimed at addressing the skills gap in Rhode Island. more
(Updated, 12:05 p.m.) Eastside Marketplace will be acquired by Ahold USA, the parent company of Stop & Shop and other U.S. grocery chains, the Providence company announced Tuesday morning. more
The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ award to Providence as one of four U.S. cities recognized with a 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award in City Livability was accepted by Providence Mayor Angel Taveras Friday. more
While perhaps best known for his stint as Providence mayor, Joseph R. Paolino Jr. has been a presence in the state’s real estate industry for several decades. He’s currently managing partner at Paolino Properties, a development and real estate firm who’s portfolio includes several downtown Providence properties. more
How about a serving of celebrity with a side of substance? more
Charlie Enright, a Bristol resident and a professional sailor, will be racing around the world for the first time in the Volvo Ocean Race, a Grand Prix competition that runs from Oct. 4, 2014 through June 27, 2015, with the only North American stopover in Newport from May 5-17. Enright’s team, Team Alvimedica, will join Team SCA (with fellow American Sally Barkow onboard), Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Dongfeng Race Team and Team Brunel in the race, which will be contested over 38,739 nautical miles and nine months. The race starts in October in Alicante, Spain and finishes in Gothenburg, Sweden. more
In about a year, the Twin River Casino will be competing for part of its gaming dollar with slot operators in Plainville, Mass. more
Service industries in the U.S. expanded in July at the fastest pace since December 2005, showing the economy was building more momentum at the start of the second half of 2014. more
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