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Journal Register selling R.I. papers for $7.6M

YARDLEY, Pa. – Journal Register Co. (NYSE: JRC) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Rhode Island publications to...

E.P. waterfront panel OKs GeoNova’s East Pointe plans

EAST PROVIDENCE – The Waterfront Special Development District Commission Monday night gave its unanimous approval to GeoNova Development Co.’s plans for the East Point...
THE FORMER GTECH Corp. headquarters will be occupied by Amgen as part of a plan for the site that also includes more than 350,000 square feet of new development. /

GTECH campus sale to lead to more development

It didn't take long to find a buyer for the GTECH Corporate Campus off Interstate 95. The 51-acre, West Greenwich parcel was on the market...
THE AGENCY and its 46-person staff are the first to occupy the American Locomotive Works (ALCO) project, a mixed-use complex on a former industrial site in Olneyville. /

RIEDC move into Valley supports area’s growth

Since Struever Bros. Eccles & Rouse began its work in Rhode Island around the turn of the century, it has been praised for redeveloping...
ROBERT J. LEAVER, founder of New Commons, is a proponent of regional partnerships for food, transportation and other services. /

Selling ideas and a grand vision

A Providence firm focuses on sustainable economies and communitiesRobert Leaver wants you to think outside the box. Leaver, the founding principal of New Commons...

Dartmouth sets tax auction of 66 properties

DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The town has scheduled a tax possession auction for Friday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. in the John Marland Meeting Room...

BLS report shows Providence area gaining 2,000 jobs

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics Wednesday released its breakdown of November employment and unemployment rates in 367 metropolitan areas nationwide....

BLS report shows Providence area gaining 2,000 jobs

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics yesterday released its breakdown of November employment and unemployment rates in 367 metropolitan areas nationwide....

German firm picks R.I. for its North American HQ

Polyrack North American Corp. was joined this month by Gov. Donald L. Carcieri, Mayor David S. Iwuc, the R.I. Economic Development Corporation and the...

Sage aims to reinvent hotel dining

Maggie Longo sees more than drywall and dust when she looks at the site where Temple Downtown Restaurant and Lounge is slated to open...
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