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Last week the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission revealed that the developer of a $60 million student-housing project in the district had walked away from the deal. It is not clear why the Dallas developer pulled out, but the recently … more
Despite being the second-most densely populated state in the nation, fewer than 3 percent of Rhode Islanders use public transportation at least once a week. New Jersey, the most densely populated state, sees 10.8 percent of its citizens do so. … more
A new linear park recently was completed on the Washington Bridge between Providence and East Providence, providing a link from India Point Park to the popular East Bay Bike Path. more
The Rhode Island Manufacturers Association will host a business networking reception on Sept. 24 in celebration of Rhode Island Manufacturing Week and Manufacturing Day. more
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has a maintenance backlog approximately $500 million greater than estimates offered last month and “unsustainable” operating budgets, the Boston Business Journal reported Wednesday. more
A Dallas company that had proposed to develop private student apartments on a 1.25-acre parcel in the I-195 redevelopment district has withdrawn its interest, according to the redevelopment commission. more
Webster Bank this month announced the hiring of Gregory Gould, former lender relations specialist at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Rhode Island office. He talks about expectations for his new position. more
Last week Nabsys Inc. shut its doors, costing approximately 40 people their jobs and investors about $50 million. That's the nature of the beast in the high-risk biotech field. But by some of the reaction to the company's failure, it is … 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
The R.I. Department of Revenue is moving to terminate the receivership of the Central Coventry Fire District as of Oct. 1 and plans to leave the district with a plan to improve its fiscal stability, Acting Director of Revenue David M. Sullivan said Friday. more
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