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BIG AND SMALL: Helena Buonanno Foulkes, vice chair of the EDC, said the so-called “Knowledge District” and Main Street businesses are priorities for the agency. /

Governor, EDC focused on economic ‘wins’ for R.I.

Apparently, being a top executive at one of the largest pharmacy chains in the U.S. isn’t enough of a challenge for Helena Buonanno Foulkes....

Chafee quickly putting stamp on economic-development agency

Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee is moving quickly to put his stamp on the R.I. Economic Development Corporation, though at least one board member wants...

Video game industry could energize R.I. economy

To the Editor: I applaud the recent selection by Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee of Keith W. Stokes as the head of the R.I. Economic Development...
AN IMAGE FROM 38 STUDIOS' Copernicus video game currently in development.  /

Mass. looks to attract video gaming industry; R.I. took ‘wrong approach’

BOSTON – Massachusetts hopes to attract video gaming companies to the state through legislation that would offer tax credits and other incentives, the Associated...
KEITH W. STOKES will stay on as executive director of the EDC, a spokesman for Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee confirmed Monday.   /

Chafee ends speculation, says Stokes to stay on as head of...

(Updated, 12:50 p.m.)PROVIDENCE – Keith W. Stokes will stay on as executive director of the R.I. Economic Development Corporation, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s spokesman...

Geeks greet 38 Studios’ CEO Jennifer MacLean; Chewbacca steals the show

PROVIDENCE – “I’ve always considered myself a geek, ever since I was … 7 years old with my Atari 2600 and really thick glasses;...

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Curt Schilling is best known as the pitcher and team leader of the 2004 and 2007 World Series champion Boston Red Sox. But he...

Schilling looks to become involved in philanthropy, combating brain drain

PROVIDENCE – Curt Schilling predicted Thursday that his video game company 38 Studios LLC will spur far-reaching changes in the Rhode Island business community,...

Chafee issues statement on 38 Studios deal; says he will monitor...

PROVIDENCE – Lincoln Chafee, Rhode Island governor-elect, issued a statement late Wednesday expressing his disappointment over the closing of R.I. Economic Development Corporation's $75...

Schilling’s 38 Studios bond closes, governor-elect disappointed

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Economic Development Corporation announced Wednesday that it had sold $75 million in bonds to help finance the expansion of 38...
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