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(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 SouthCoast Development Partnership has been relaunched to address emerging economic opportunities and challenges facing the SouthCoast region. 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
Total general revenue for Rhode Island through the first seven months of fiscal 2015 was $1.82 billion, a 2.5 percent increase on the budgeted revenue, according to the state’s monthly revenue assessment report for January. more
(Updated 4:22 p.m.) The Bridgham Estate on the East Side, one of the largest family estates remaining in the city, has been sold for $4 million, according to Residential Properties Ltd., which represented the sellers. more
In recent months two international airline carriers have announced plans to come to Warwick’s T.F. Green Airport. Together they’ll provide a marginal but much-needed boost to annual passenger traffic at Rhode Island’s flagship airport. 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
Rhode Island Housing has authorized $24 million in funding for affordable housing improvements in the West End of Providence, including 57 new homes at the Phoenix Renaissance Apartments and a renovation of the Aaron Briggs Apartments. more
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