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(Updated 11:02 a.m.) Textron Inc. plans to restructure and align its businesses through employee reductions and facility consolidations, but no changes are planned for the company’s headquarters in Providence, a spokesman said Wednesday. more
Three college scholarships and one vocational scholarship, totaling $4,500, for students in local high schools will be funded by the Westerly Community Credit Union for the 2016-17 school year. more
Tedor Pharma Inc., a pharmaceutical development and manufacturing company, will double its production capacity this coming year with a multi-million dollar expansion. more
Hope & Main, the state’s first food business incubator, will hold its first tabletop show on May 19. more
(Updated 4:28 p.m.) State and city officials on Thursday unveiled the redesign of the Route 6-10 interchange in Providence, altering a plan originally proposed by the state five months ago, but falling short of an alternative design advocated for on behalf of the city. more
In its report, “A Stronger Nation,” the Lumina Foundation found that 43.1 percent of Rhode Islanders had attained higher education degrees in 2014, a 1.7 percent increase since 2008 when degree holders were first counted. more
With 5.71 percent of people uninsured, Rhode Island has the seventh lowest uninsured rate in the U.S., according to an in-depth analysis conducted by personal finance website WalletHub released this week. more
Christopher Samih-Rotondo is the community organizer for the Tenant and Homeowner Association at DARE, or Direct Action for Rights and Equality, a Providence-based organization. He has held this position for five years. He is a graduate of Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., and an occasional contributor to local media, including the RI Future blog. more
(Updated 2:38 p.m.) The new president and CEO of T.F. Green Airport is Iftikhar Ahmad, who led the international airport of New Orleans through six years of passenger and route growth, according to an announcement by the R.I. Airport Corp. more
Here are the problems and proposals coming from the competing communities, which include Central Falls, Cranston, East Providence, Newport, Pawtucket, Providence and Westerly. more
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