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Economic Development
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FALL RIVER – The city is one of four clusters of marine technology in the country, and new grants might give it an edge in the industry. Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker announced on Aug. 16 that the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and its … more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza unveiled a $716.8 million operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year Wednesday, a spending package that includes reductions in the commercial and residential tax rates, and an increased exemption for auto excise taxes, but which will most likely result in increased taxes for many property owners due to rising assessments. more
This year's "March Madness at the Dunk" is projected to pump $3.5 million into Rhode Island – about the same as it did six years ago – but the success of such events is not always measured in dollars, Providence leaders say. The event … more
The General Assembly passed legislation Thursday that allows Twin River to transfer Newport Grand operations to a new casino in Tiverton – if voters approve the measure statewide and in the proposed host town. more
The CEO of Social Enterprise Greenhouse talks about its inaugural food-accelerator cohort and what it means to concentrate on one industry. more
A tax stabilization agreement was signed by Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Wednesday enabling McInnis Cement USA Inc. to establish its cement distribution facility at the Port of Providence. more
Abigail P. Johnson, president and CEO of FMR LLC, the parent company of Fidelity Investments, and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will be featured speakers at the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Economic Outlook Luncheon on June 2 at the R.I. Convention Center. more
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said 25 Rhode Island cities and towns will share nearly $12.9 million in federal funding to develop, improve and finance public housing in their communities. more
Sixteen Rhode Island cities and towns have applied for state financing for energy efficiency or renewable energy upgrades, through the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank, the agency announced on Thursday. more
Edesia Inc. is relocating from Providence to its new factory in the Quonset Business Park in April, and hosting a ribbon cutting May 2 and a grand opening and celebratory fundraiser on May 6. more
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