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State develops strategic plan for offshore wind jobs, investment

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee’s administration on Monday released details on the development of Rhode Island’s strategic plan to develop the state’s offshore...

Vertical construction on Pawtucket soccer stadium to start ‘within the month’ 

A victory for soccer fans and state officials backing the $124 million Pawtucket soccer stadium: Construction has resumed after a months-long timeout, with 23...

New Jersey paper company relocating to R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Norpak LLC, a New Jersey-based food packaging product manufacturer, is relocating its manufacturing facility to South Kingstown.  The company is taking over the...

DESIGNxRI’s Design Catalyst Program expands throughout state

PROVIDENCE – DESIGNxRI's Design Catalyst Program has funded the efforts of Providence-based entrepreneurs since its launch in 2016. Now in its eighth year, the...
REACHING OUT: Alison Bologna , center, Shri Studio Inc., Shri Service Corps and Shri Bark founder and WJAR-TV NBC 10 morning news co-anchor, participates in a class in her new yoga studio in Pawtucket. Joining her are Alex Godin, left, of the Life Inc. social service agency in Tiverton, and Michelle Peloquin, of The Arc of Blackstone Valley social service agency in Pawtucket.

After opening yoga studio, she has stretched for more

It’s a late summer morning and the stately brick building that is Shri Studio Inc.’s new home is about to officially open for business. A...

What’s R.I.’s return on trade mission to Dominican Republic?

Leading up to his first economic trade mission since taking office, Gov. Daniel J. McKee touted the trip to the Dominican Republic as a...

McKee, Tanner report success on trade mission to Dominican Republic

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee and R.I. Commerce Secretary Elizabeth M. Tanner reported  boosted relations with the Dominican Republic as a result of...

Trade mission boost for R.I. businesses

Gov. Daniel J. McKee and R.I. Commerce Secretary Elizabeth M. Tanner are leaving the Ocean State to lead what hopefully will be their first of many...

McKee: R.I.’s economic driving force is small business

Our small businesses play a crucial role in fostering innovation, job creation and community identity here in the Ocean State. Rhode Island’s small businesses...
CONNECTORS: Jennifer Hawkins, left, CEO and president of the nonprofit ONE Neighborhood Builders, and David Marble, CEO and president of OSHEAN Inc., check new network antennae on the roof of ONE Neighborhood Builders’ Providence headquarters. The antennae are helping to provide free Wi-Fi to residents in the Olneyville neighborhood. 

Olneyville’s free internet narrows digital divide 

During a pandemic Zoom meeting from home, Jennifer Hawkins had a revelation. The CEO and president of the nonprofit ONE Neighborhood Builders felt guilty for...
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