(Updated 8:32 a.m.)
The R.I. Public Transit Authority has initiated a market study to consider options for expanding service to Quonset Business Park, one of the largest employment centers in the state without direct service.
An Attleboro company that specializes in demographic analysis for retail locations will relocate to downtown Providence, bringing with it 28 jobs. The move will qualify for $500,000 in state Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credits, as approved Monday by the R.I. Commerce Corp. board.
A new wave of federal funding has been released from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide direct assistance to Rhode Island fishermen affected by the 2013 groundfish disaster.
(Updated 11:19 a.m.)
A key committee of the Providence City Council voted Tuesday to recommend a tax stabilization agreement for real estate and tangible property taxes to help facilitate development of a cement distribution center at the Port of Providence.