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Economic Development
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The Great Chowder Cook-off in Newport brings in a stellar group of chefs to compete with Rhode Island’s best. Chowder luminaries arrived this year from restaurants in California, Maine, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Washington State – not to mention from across the ocean. more
After Providence rewrote downtown land-use rules two-and-a-half years ago to ease development, the citywide rezoning effort that culminated this month was supposed to be about the neighborhoods outside the central business district. more
James S. Bennett, the city’s economic-development director, will leave his position in early January to return to private industry, the office of Mayor-Elect Jorge O. Elorza announced Wednesday. more
Rhode Island ranked eighth in the nation in terms of jobs lost to China from 2001 to 2013, according to a study released by the Economic Policy Institute on Thursday. more
David Moscarelli, Rhode Island’s 2015 Teacher of the Year, is known as a “technology guru” by his peers. more
U.S. Treasury officials are satisfied the Slater Technology Fund did not spend federal funds recklessly and may be eligible to receive the bulk of a $9 million grant awarded three-and-a-half years ago. more
Rhode Island’s cities will drive its economy in the future and leaders should focus investments on the existing assets and people within them, according to a proposed economic-development plan for the state. more
(Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of articles focused on the 2014 gubernatorial candidates and their plans for economic development.) more
Richard R. Spies became chairman of the Providence Plan in 2006, and continues to oversee the growth of the nonprofit and implementation of demonstration projects that have helped fulfill its mission. more
The latest plan to overhaul Providence’s controversial development property tax incentives restarts the debate over whether elected officials should approve individual deals or not. more
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