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Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator slipped .2 percent in February to a reading of 131.7, partly due to a decline in building permits, among other factors, according to the Providence Business News/e-forecasting.com Leading Economic Indicator Index. more
Magnus Jonsson, chief marketing officer for A.T. Cross Co. in Lincoln, discusses the venerable company’s recent announcement that it will distribute Sheaffer pens in the global corporate gift sector. A.T. Cross, known for fine writing instruments, also recently launched a Star Wars pen line. Jonsson talks about Cross’ plans going forward. more
The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner Tuesday night at Twin River and attendees got more than they have come to expect when a political campaign event broke out. more
(Updated, 8:30 p.m., March 18) An ordinance that proposes a uniform approach to tax stabilization agreements for projects in the former Interstate 195 corridor will be introduced to City Council this week. more
(Updated 1:53 p.m.) A pedestrian bridge crossing the Providence River is critically important for development of cleared land on either side of the river, according to Joseph F. Azrack, chairman of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission. more
Development of a new pedestrian bridge crossing the Providence River and connecting the I-195 Redevelopment District sites on both banks, appears to be back on again. more
(Updated, 5:30 p.m.) Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has proposed an increase in the minimum wage from the existing $9 an hour to $10.10, to help working families and strengthen the state’s middle class, according to a statement from her office. more
The elements of a mixed-use and life-sciences project that could cover five acres of the former Interstate 195 land were revealed Monday in a public overview by the development team. more
Deepwater Wind LLC reached a milestone this weekend after successfully setting a 400-ton wind turbine frame – or “steel jacket” – into the seabed approximately three miles off the coast of Block Island. more
(Updated 4:57 p.m.) WHEN David Stem noticed the Providence Revolving Fund sign on the George C. Arnold building downtown two years ago, he thought the structure might make a "cool" project. Restoring the 1923 building, highlighted for preservation by the … more
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