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Economic Development
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(Updated 1:06 p.m.) The Pawtucket Red Sox said that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has nixed the I-195 site on the Providence River for a new ballpark. more
Rhode Island's new commerce secretary, Stefan Pryor, faces a daunting challenge: how to stimulate economic growth on a major scale without many resources to use for that purpose. So far, anyway, he seems to understand the nature of his job, … more
March 14 With the coming of the new Blackstone Valley National Park, there will be no barriers to economic development in the area. An MBTA commuter rail station could be developed adjacent to McCoy Stadium, a connection to the East Bay … more
(Updated 12:03 p.m.) Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad said that Newport has been awarded an “exclusive” two-month negotiating window to secure the North American stopover in the 2017-2018 edition of the global race. 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
(Updated 11:57 a.m.) ProvPort has released an economic impact study detailing economic and job creation benefits the port has generated since 1994, including nearly 1,200 jobs in the city of Providence and 1,700 jobs within the state of Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island will partner with the Brookings Institution, one of the nation’s most prominent public policy organizations, to identify economic development initiatives and industries that have the most potential to strengthen the economy. more
John Shea, a sales associate with Hammond Residential Real Estate LLC in Boston, was recently honored for his work in restoring the the James L. Hazard house, a 6,000-square-foot Newport Victorian built in the 1800s. more
R.I. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner said that the recent restructuring of a $175 million general obligation bond will fund economic-development and school-construction initiatives included in the budget. more
Construction of the $220 million South Street Landing project is expected to begin this month, following initial site work. more
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