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Economic Development
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Thirteen communities are eligible to participate in the Working Cities Challenge through the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and receive between $300,000 and $500,000 over a three-year period to implement initiatives to improve the lives of low-income residents. more
Problem: With one of the highest violent crime rates in the state, according to FBI statistics, the Central Falls Working Cities team has identified Sylvian Street as the epicenter of such problems. Absentee landlords, migratory tenants and a … more
(Updated, 9:22 p.m.) A key advisory committee of the R.I. Commerce Corp. is expected to review requests for state tax credit incentives for more than $90 million worth of projects, including the renovation of three historic buildings on Westminster Street. The Lapham Building, as well as smaller buildings at 270 and 276 Westminster, would be renovated for commercial and residential uses under a redevelopment proposal submitted by Conrnish Associates LP. 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
Grace Episcopal Church will undertake an expansion into a new parish hall within the next several weeks. more
A ribbon cutting will be held for the new $68 million Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences at the University of Rhode Island on Tuesday morning. more
Roger Williams University on Monday showcased future community-centric opportunities available for students and organizations operating out of its new satellite campus, One Empire Plaza, which is under construction. more
(Updated 2:46 p.m.) Deepwater Wind LLC on Friday finished testing the nation’s first offshore wind farm and expects to bring it online in a matter of days. more
The opening of North Atlantic Distribution Inc.’s newest auto processing facility at the Port of Davisville was celebrated Friday by state and congressional leaders. more
(Updated, 10:55 a.m.) Fourteen projects received a total of $3.7 million in matching grants under the new Brownfields Remediation and Economic Development Fund, the governor’s office and R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced Wednesday. more
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