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AN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM called “First Down” would grant a $7,500 down payment to first-time homebuyers in what Rhode Island Housing considers the six hardest-hit cities by the foreclosure crisis: Providence, Pawtucket, Woonsocket, Warwick, Cranston and East Providence., R.I. Housing announced Friday. /PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. Housing introduces ‘First Down’ home-purchasing assistance program

Updated: 3:08 p.m.PROVIDENCE – An assistance program called “First Down” would lend a $7,500 down payment to first-time homebuyers, Rhode Island Housing announced Friday. The program...
THE PROPOSED APEX AND TIDEWATER sites for a new Pawtucket Red Sox stadium in downtown Pawtucket. The Pawtucket Red Sox are expected to make an announcement on the development of a new stadium Tuesday afternoon. / COURTESY BRAILSFORD & DUNLAVEY

Study: Apex site for PawSox generates greater value for Pawtucket, R.I....

PAWTUCKET – A new economic and fiscal report commissioned by the city of Pawtucket and the Pawtucket Red Sox on the proposed downtown locations...
EAST PROVIDENCE is one of the best small cities to start a business, WalletHub said Monday. /COURTESY WALLETHUB

Report: East Providence one of best small cities to start a...

PROVIDENCE – East Providence is one of the best small cities to start a business, WalletHub said Monday.East Providence ranked 38th on a list...
THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE reported that April continued a downward slide in the 2017 fiscal year with a 26.1 million dollar shortcoming from previous estimates.

DOR: Hotel tax collections rise in November

PROVIDENCE – One percent and five percent hotel tax collections increased both year over year in November and fiscal year over fiscal year through...
THE TIDEWATER-NATIONAL Grid site is one of two new sites that the Pawtucket Red Sox are considering for a baseball stadium in the city. /COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX

Economic-development study commissioned for potential PawSox stadium sites

PAWTUCKET – An economic-development study regarding two new potential sites for a Pawtucket Red Sox stadium is expected to be completed by the end...
Isle Brewers Guild

Webster Bank provides $7.2M to Isle Brewers Guild

PAWTUCKET – Webster Bank closed a $7.2 million financing deal with Isle Brewers Guild LLC, a newly opened craft beer cooperative in Pawtucket.The multifaceted...
THE TIDEWATER-NATIONAL Grid site is one of two new sites that the Pawtucket Red Sox are considering for a baseball stadium in the city. /COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX

PawSox want to duplicate Fenway interior at new stadium site, down...

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Red Sox owners are considering two sites for a new baseball stadium in the city, and want to duplicate the...
Daymond John

Cloud Control wins Hasbro 2016 Gaming Challenge contest

PAWTUCKET – Cloud Control, a family-friendly game that allows children to turn, twist and animate clouds into recognizable shapes before time runs out, won...
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