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Sixty youth literacy kits and no-sew fleece blankets were donated by employees of BankNewport and OceanPoint Insurance Agency through the United Way of Rhode Island as part of the companies’ workplace giving campaign. more
(Updated, 8:37 p.m.) It’s not the first time developers of the so-called Superman Building at 111 Westminster St. have sought city and state support to rehabilitate the iconic 26-floor Art Deco Providence office tower. more
The Rhode Island economy contracted in the second quarter at an annualized rate of 1.2 percent, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Friday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
Providence Business News is moving its publication date to Friday from Monday, effective with the March 18 issue. more
(Updated 3:18 p.m.) SquadLocker, an online athletic apparel dealer, said it has signed a joint revenue agreement with USA Football, an organization which said it trains more high school and youth football coaches combined than any other in the United States. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester said fundamentals underlying the U.S. economy remain strong and the central bank should stay on track for a gradual tightening of monetary policy this year. more
Virgin Pulse Inc. will seek state tax incentives for a tenant build-out of some 88,000 square feet at the Providence Journal building in downtown Providence. more
(Updated 3:09 and 4:46 p.m.) Citing demand, cost and reliability, the R.I. Public Utilities Commission is urging state regulators to approve a proposed natural gas power plant in Burrillville. more
The Port of Davisville will receive a $625,000 federal grant to expand capacity for imports and exports including automobiles, cargo and offshore wind components. more
Bouckaert Industrial Textiles, a roll good manufacturer of nonwoven textiles, has purchased a new manufacturing line that will allow it to expand its production capacity this year, and will add 15 new specialized jobs. more
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