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The Exchange Bank building facing Kennedy Plaza is seeking $1.25 million in historic tax credits. / PBN PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD

More than $224M in historic building renovations proposed

PROVIDENCE – An update submitted to the state on the Rhode Island Historic Preservation Tax Credit program indicates that more than $224 million in...
R.I. SEN. JACK F. REED said Wednesday that Rhode Island will receive $3 million this year to help create affordable rental housing in communities throughout the state. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

R.I. to receive $3M to create affordable rental housing

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will receive $3 million this year to help create affordable rental housing in communities throughout the state, thanks to a...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION has moved up the schedule for starting work on the proposed pedestrian bridge connecting the east and west sides of the Providence River in the city using the former piers of Interstate 195. If the schedule is adhered to, the bridge would open in early 2018. / COURTESY INFORM STUDIO

RIDOT moves up Providence River pedestrian bridge schedule

PROVIDENCE – The process for building a pedestrian bridge connecting the two sides of the Providence River in the I-195 redevelopment district, will move...
A PRESS CONFERENCE will be held Thursday at the Superman building in Providence to discuss its future. / PBN FILE PHOTO

Leaders call press conference to talk up Superman redevelopment

PROVIDENCE – A host of business, labor and community leaders on Thursday are holding a press conference to talk about the redevelopment of the...
CORELOGIC SAID home prices rose 4 percent year over year in March in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area. / COURTESY CORELOGIC

Home prices climb in Prov. metro, R.I. in March

PROVIDENCE – Home prices in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area rose 4 percent year over year in March, CoreLogic said Tuesday. Rhode Island posted...
EAST GREENWICH was named the safest community in Rhode Island by BackgroundChecks.org, a public safety-focused website. Pictured is downtown Main Street. / PBN PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

Report: East Greenwich safest community in R.I.

East Greenwich is the safest community in Rhode Island, according to BackgroundChecks.org, which released its list of the 20 safest communities in the state...
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5Q: Edward Sanderson

1 What help is available to businesses that want to invest in historical buildings?The commission administers federal and state tax credits for rehabilitating...

Providence Place to replace J.C. Penney with parking

PROVIDENCE – The owner of Providence Place mall plans to replace two levels of the vacant J.C. Penney Co. retail store with additional parking,...

WashTrust banking on expanding markets

WESTERLY – Washington Trust Bancorp Inc. is hopeful its market-expansion strategy will lead to a bounce back from a slight dip in first-quarter earnings,...
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Tollgate Hill Farm

Kaplan Development Group LLC of Jericho, N.Y., is developing a 112-bed assisted-living facility on nearly 4 acres of a 10-acre mixed-use development site on...
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