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Economic Development
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The South Eastern Economic Development Corp. has elected Richard Shafer its new board of directors chair for 2017. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's leading economic indicator was flat in December, as only three of the nine components that comprise it had a positive contribution: jobless claims, exports and interest-rate spread. The indicator, which is … more
The R.I. Department of Environmental Management said $1.25 million is available in matching grant funds to cleanup contaminated properties known as “brownfields.” more
High Rock Development, owner of the what is known as the Superman Building in Providence, and developer Cornish Associates, called a press conference on May 5 to announce … what exactly? Two years ago High Rock put forth a plan to … more
With the help of affluent investors, Savoy Bookstore and Café has filled what some considered a void in Westerly since opening in the spring. Annie Philbrick, a partner of Mystic Books Inc. in Connecticut, is running the new bookstore, … more
1 The role of Save The Bay includes environmental advocacy and education. How do you balance the two? Save The Bay's commitment to environmental education is strategic and reflects our belief that advocacy for the bay begins with education. … more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. has agreed to a $25.6 million settlement with two more defendants in the ongoing 38 Studios LLC civil lawsuit. The proposed settlement is between Commerce RI, formerly known as the R.I. Economic … more
NEW BEDFORD – Mayor Jon Mitchell has sharply different views than state representatives on how unspent federal earmarks could benefit the city's waterfront, and said the potential windfall could total more than $10 million. In an Aug. 18 … more
Blade by blade, General Electric Co. is building part of its future a few miles off the Rhode Island coast, turning a one-time piece of Enron Corp. into a global renewable-energy business. more
PAWTUCKET – James E. Doyle, a former mayor and fixture in city government for 40 years, died on Aug. 26. News of his death came during opening events of the Pawtucket Arts Festival, a signature event he started nearly two decades ago. … more
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