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Economic Development
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The proposed downtown Providence site for the Pawtucket Red Sox ballpark is large enough and suitable for the facility, and will have sufficient parking and traffic circulation, the team’s president announced Thursday. more
A new report aimed at revitalizing Pawtucket’s downtown recommends broad strategizing and concrete steps like rebuilding the downtown parking garage. more
Wind-whipped sails on yachts fluttered at Fort Adams State Park in early May, as Alan Nissen and Annette Poutoppidan enjoyed the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport. The couple from Horsens, Denmark, both avid sailors, spent hours admiring … more
At the time, the replacement of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission members, including founding Chairman Colin P. Kane, seemed a signal Gov. Gina M. Raimondo generally wanted a more activist … more
The façade of the former Providence National Bank building was supposed to have been incorporated into a new high rise, a luxury condominium tower for downtown Providence that never materialized after the economy soured. It now fronts a … more
A $50 million project for Pawtucket’s riverfront is being touted by the mayor as a “transformational proposal” with potential to drive future economic growth. more
Rhode Island proudly lays claim to being the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution. More than 230 years ago, Samuel Slater built the nation's first water-powered textile mill in Pawtucket, thereby launching an era of rapid change in how … more
One of the justifications for the nearly $200 million extension of the runway at T.F. Green Airport was the important role that the facility currently plays and is expected to play in economic development in the state. But just how important is T.F. … more
(Updated 2:55 p.m.) The Tops Electrical Supply block downtown has been sold with eventual plans for mixed-use redevelopment, according to listing agent Peter M. Scotti & Associates Inc. Tops … more
The Providence Foundation’s executive committee and board of trustees have voted to endorse the proposed Interstate 195 parcel for a new Pawtucket Red Sox baseball stadium. more
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