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Rhode Island will partner with the Brookings Institution, one of the nation’s most prominent public policy organizations, to identify economic development initiatives and industries that have the most potential to strengthen the economy. more
The city’s Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, in partnership with Rhode Island LISC, received a $300,000 grant from ArtPlace America through its 2015 national grants program, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said this week. more
The World Match Racing Tour will visit Newport next year, Brad Read, executive director of Sail Newport, said Thursday. more
It didn’t come as a surprise to Twin River officials that plans for a casino in New Bedford fell through, according to a spokeswoman for Twin River Management Group. more
(Updated 12:01 p.m.) The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area climbed 31 spots to No. 95 in the Milken Institute’s 2015 Best-Performing Cities report, propelled by growth in wages and high-tech jobs. more
(Updated 11:49 a.m.) Massachusetts home sales grew 25.3 percent in September, continuing an upward trend and marking the best September sales month for residential real estate in a decade, The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, said Tuesday. more
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in almost a decade in a widely telegraphed move while signaling that the pace of subsequent increases will be “gradual” and in line with previous projections. more
A total of $12 million in available to local nonprofit organizations from the United Way of Rhode Island through its 2016-2019 grant cycle. more
(Updated 3:46 p.m.) New England Institute of Technology is ranked 49th – up from 140th – in the U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of 290 of the best 2016 online bachelor’s programs. more
John Shea, a sales associate with Hammond Residential Real Estate LLC in Boston, was recently honored for his work in restoring the the James L. Hazard house, a 6,000-square-foot Newport Victorian built in the 1800s. more
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