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Rhode Island moved up 11 spots in a ranking of best states to retire in, compiled annually by personal finance website Bankrate.com. more
(Updated, 4:38 p.m.) The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission has rejected a proposal by the owners of 95 Chestnut St. to purchase Parcel 30 on the former highway land known as The Link, along with two other proposals. more
(Updated, 9:45 p.m.) The Providence Journal has begun laying off employees in advance of its acquisition by the parent of Gatehouse Media Inc., according to comments from newsroom staff on social media. Rhode Island Public Radio reports that 22 editorial union personnel were losing their jobs. more
State, federal and local officials marked the groundbreaking of a $29.9 million project that will overhaul Warwick’s historic Apponaug Village last week. more
The R.I. Commerce Corporation Monday authorized a $3 million investment in the Slater Technology Fund’s new venture capital fund for Rhode Island energy sector startups. more
Nearly 300 job seekers attended an informational job fair at Newport Grand on Wednesday, according to a press release from Jobs for Newport. more
The nonprofit Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council released an analysis of Rhode Island’s budget outlook, saying that due to increased revenue and lower-than-anticipated expenditures, the state’s projected opening surplus for fiscal 2015 has been increased to approximately $8.8 million. more
(Updated, 4:15 p.m.) Developer Richard Baccari II said Monday that his proposal for a mixed-use building on a parcel of East Side former Interstate 195 land has received a preliminary endorsement from the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission. more
(Updated, 5:15 p.m.) Cornish Associates LP has added to its Westminster Street portfolio again. The Providence firm responsible for much of the residential redevelopment of downtown has purchased the historic Lapham Building for $2.7 million, director of development Steve Durkee confirmed Monday. more
Bringing Broadway to the Providence Performing Arts Center will continue through the 2016-17 season thanks to a new multi-year sponsorship by the Taco/White Family Foundation. more
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