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A MAP of available parcels in the Interstate 195 District hosted on the district website. / COURTESY INTERSTATE 195 DISTRICT COMMISSION

I-195 Redevelopment Commission to consider building permit fees Tuesday

PROVIDENCE – The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission is considering a proposal to set building permit fees at 1.4 percent of construction costs, inclusive of...
Jaclyn Leibl-Cote, president of Collette Travel Services Inc., is pictured right standing next to her father, Dan Sullivan Jr., former president and current Collette CEO. On Wednesday, the Pawtucket-based company announced it planned to create "75-plus" full-time jobs in the local market over the next "several years." / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Local growth plans in the works, says Collette

PAWTUCKET - Less than one week after an announcement by the Pawsox that they planned to pursue a stadium deal in Worcester, Mass., one...
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With Michael McNally

Michael McNally | Member, I-195 Redevelopment District Commission1. How has your work leading Skanska USA prepared you to be on the I-195 commission?...

Polaris MEP’s Manufacturing Innovation Challenge application period opens Aug. 24

PROVIDENCE – The application period for the next cohort of Polaris MEP’s Manufacturing Innovation Challenge opens Aug. 24, the nonprofit announced.Polaris MEP will host...
COLORFUL CLOTHING: Women’s attire is displayed showing the styles of the 1960s. The Newport Restoration Foundation will host a talk titled “Camelot vs. the Counterculture” on the fashion, culture and society of the day at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 23 at Rough Point in Newport.
 / COURTESY NEWPORT RESTORATION FOUNDATION.

Editor’s Choice: Newport Restoration Foundation to host discussion on fashion trends

EDITOR’S CHOICE Newport Restoration Foundation to host talk on fashion trends NEWPORT RESTORATION FOUNDATION will hold a talk on the tug of war between fashion’s...
PROTECTIVE GEAR: John Caito III, Desmark Industries CEO, and Layne Mayer, Desmark consultant, on the production floor with the company’s first-generation riot suit.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Desmark looks to lead in protective-textiles market with new riot suit

All forms of activism – from riots to demonstrations, rallies and protests – have colored the 18-plus months since President Donald Trump’s administration took...

R.I. tops in small-biz survival

The climate in Rhode Island for small businesses has generally been on the upswing – by one recent study it’s the second-best in the...
CLEAN ENERGY employment in Rhode Island increased 3.7 percent year over year from 2017 to 2018. / COURTESY OFFICE OF ENERGY RESOURCES

Report: R.I. clean energy sector grows 3.7%

PROVIDENCE – Employment in the clean energy sector in Rode Island increased 3.7 percent year over year in 2018 to 15,866 workers, according to...

There are a host of candidates for the state’s top job....

All the major candidates running for governor will point to their professional record and say they have the experience to lead the state. But...

I-195 Redevelopment District Commission sells Parcel 30 for $752K

PROVIDENCE - A parcel of vacant land in the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District has been sold for $751,837, the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission announced...
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