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TEESPRING, which allows people to design and sell their own T-shirts, has raised $35 million in venture capital from Silicon Valley investors. / COURTESY TEESPRING

Apparel maker Teespring raises $35M in venture capital

PROVIDENCE – Teespring, a custom apparel-making platform founded by Brown University graduates, has raised $35 million in venture capital from Silicon Valley investors. The Series...

I-195 Commission approves sale for $50M apartment project

PROVIDENCE - The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission approved its first land sale Monday, signing off on a purchase-and-sales agreement with a Dallas-based developer who...

Corvias Campus Living lands $517M student housing contract with University of...

EAST GREENWICH – Corvias Campus Living has landed a $517 million contract with the University of Georgia to maintain and expand the school system’s...
TACO INC., on Thursday, was set to announce a collaboration with an Italian manufacturer. Oudome Rajsasombat  is shown doing the final testing on the Smart Plus pump, a product of the Cranston company.  / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Taco collaborating with Italian manufacturer Askoll

Updated 2 p.m. CRANSTON – Climate control equipment maker Taco Inc. has entered into a partnership with an Italian pump manufacturer to collaborate on...
DEVELOPER Joseph Paolino Jr. has not ruled out investing in Newport Grand, even though voters defeated his proposal to expand casino gaming beyond slot machines there. / PHOTO COURTESY NEWPORT GRAND/ANDREA HANSEN

Voters reject expanded gaming at Newport Grand, but Paolino not ruling...

PROVIDENCE – Although his plan to expand the Newport Grand slot parlor into a full casino was rejected by local voters, developer Joseph Paolino...
BARNABY EVANS, WaterFire's executive artistic director,  has asked city and state officials to redesign the planned Providence River pedestrian bridge to make it possible for more boats to pass underneath. / COURTESY WATERFIRE

WaterFire executive requests redesign of Providence River pedestrian bridge for more...

PROVIDENCE – WaterFire Executive Artistic Director Barnaby Evans has asked city and state officials to redesign the planned Providence River pedestrian bridge to make...
NATIONAL GRID told city and state leaders that burying unpopular high-voltage wires running between downtown Providence and East Providence will cost roughly $11 million more than previously estimated.

National Grid: Burying high-voltage wires to cost $11M more

PROVIDENCE – Burying unpopular high-voltage wires running between downtown Providence and East Providence will cost roughly $11 million more than previously estimated, utility National...
A FORMER employee of Alex and Ani LLC is seeking damages to remedy what he called “unlawful employment discrimination” that he suffered due to his sex and religion in a lawsuit he filed against the company last month in U.S. District Court. / COURTESY ALEX AND ANI LLC

Alex and Ani sued over aborted sale

CRANSTON – Alex and Ani LLC is being sued over the aborted sale of its since dissolved Seven Swords Media subsidiary. In a complaint filed...

PRA approves triangle lot lease to First Bristol for hotel plan

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Redevelopment Agency Thursday approved leasing the “triangle lot” in downtown to a Fall River developer who intends to build a...
RHODE ISLAND had its credit outlook upgraded by Moody's Investor Service from negative to stable thanks to "the state's success in shoring up its finances," said the debt rating firm. / COURTESY WIKIPEDIA/CHENSIYUAN

Moody’s upgrades R.I. debt

PROVIDENCE – Moody’s Investors Service upgraded Rhode Island’s credit outlook from negative to stable while maintaining an Aa2 bond rating, the agency announced Monday. The...

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