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EAT DRINK RI announced a new food hall project at 235 West Park St. in Providence and an accompanying Kickstarter fundraising campaign. Above, the interior second floor of the new space in its current state. / COURTESY EAT DRINK RI

Eat Drink RI announces new food hall project and Kickstarter campaign

PROVIDENCE - Eat Drink RI LLC announced it has launched a Kickstarter fundraising campaign to back a new project, the West Park Food Hall...
THE MBTA commuter rail reported more mechanical failures in 2016 than any other system in the U.S. / PBN FILE PHOTO / VICTORIA AROCHO

MBTA commuter rail worst-in-nation for mechanical failures in 2016

BOSTON –Boston commuter rail trains had more mechanical failures last year than any other system in the country, newly released federal data shows, despite...

Miriam Hospital wins federal grant to study post-incarceration opioid treatment

PROVIDENCE — Miriam Hospital has been awarded a federal $215,157 National Institutes of Health grant to study an innovative opioid addiction program for incarcerated...
THE INSTITUTE ON TAXATION AND ECONOMIC POLICY created a chart that shows how the proposed tax reform package would affect Rhode Islanders. / COURTESY INSTITUTE ON TAXATION AND ECONOMIC POLICY

Report: Proposed tax changes would mostly benefit top 1% of R.I....

PROVIDENCE -  The latest proposed tax reform framework supported by President Donald Trump and U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan would disproportionately benefit the top...
MORTGAGE DELINQUENCIES 30 days or more in the Providence metro area declined 1.2 percentage points year over year to 5.6 percent in July. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DAVID CALVERT

CoreLogic: Mortgage delinquencies in Providence metro decline in July

PROVIDENCE – In July, 5.6 percent of all mortgages in the Providence metropolitan area were delinquent by 30 days or more, including homes in foreclosure,...

Capital Good Fund to expand services with $466K Treasury grant

PROVIDENCE – The Capital Good Fund has received its largest influx of funding ever with a $466,000 grant from the U.S. Treasury, which will...
TVAR EDTECH won the grand prize at the Get Started Rhode Island busines pitch competition Wednesday evening. / COURTESY COX BUSINESS/PAMELA BHATIA

Tvar EdTech wins grand prize at Get Started R.I. business pitch...

PROVIDENCE – Wednesday evening, Rhode Island’s entrepreneurs brought a slice of Silicon Valley to the Waterfire Arts Center in Providence with the annual “Get...
Up to 75,000-square-feet at Emerald Square mall is being converted to office space, as shown in graphic./Courtesy MG COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

Emerald Square mall converting to a retail-office mix

NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH – The Emerald Square mall is undergoing a conversion in identity, from a place to shop, to a place to shop –...
BROWN UNVERSITY'S ENDOWMENT grew 13.4 percent during fiscal 2017 to $3.5 billion. /PHOTO COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown endowment hits $3.5B

PROVIDENCE - Brown University's endowment rose to $3.5 billion by the end of the 2017 fiscal year - a 13.4 percent increase year over...
REVENUE OUTPERFORMED THE enacted budget estimates forAugust by $5.8 million, but July revenue collection's shortcomings still put fiscal year-to-date revenue behind the budget by $5.7 million.

DOR: August revenue outpaces budget estimate

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s August revenue of $268.4 million outpaced fiscal 2018 budget estimates by 2.2 percent, or $5.8 million, according to a report...
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