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Rhode Island’s capital city is the fifth-highest in the nation for income inequality, behind Boston, New Orleans, Atlanta and Cincinnati, according to a report from The Brookings Institution. more
In the wake of last week’s announcement that the General Electric Co. would open a new technology center in Providence, city, state and congressional officials on Monday gathered at the Statehouse to welcome company executives to the state. more
(Updated, 3:50 p.m.) With each new fiscal year comes a volley of changes to the state’s tax code, and this year is no exception to that rule. One set of taxes among the one dozen changes highlighted by Acting Department of Revenue Director David M. Sullivan in particular has drawn significant attention in the hospitality sector. more
Main Street, Baker and Child streets to Jefferson Street, Warren more
(Updated, 10:33 a.m.) Structural repair work has begun on the Cranston Street Armory, one of the properties consistently identified as on more
(Updated 2:47 p.m.) Gold’s Gym is back open, a day after a Superior Court judge ordered it closed, and it has until the end of January to either vacate the premises or find a new owner, according to a court order released Wednesday. more
(Updated 3:14 p.m.) The City Council will have a dedicated spokeswoman, a new position that will increase awareness of council activities and economic development opportunities in the city, Council President Luis A. Aponte announced recently. more
(Updated 11:09 a.m., 1:48 p.m. and 2:18 p.m.) General Electric Co. announced Wednesday that it will move its corporate headquarters to Boston from Fairfield, Conn. more
An independent analysis of promising economic clusters for Providence to nurture has identified five stars: life sciences, food processing and packaging, social enterprise, design coupled with advanced manufacturing, and education technology. more
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. agreed to acquire Rite Aid Corp. for about $9.4 billion in cash in a transaction to further expand the company’s role in the distribution of medications in the U.S. more
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