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Economic Development
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A $1.7 million federal grant has been awarded to the Newport County Development Council to help establish a technology business incubator to foster startups, creating more than 100 jobs. more
Restoration of the micro lofts at the Arcade Providence garnered a “preservation honor award” from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. more
Developing plans to encourage economic development will be priorities for state officials and their counterparts in Providence this year. more
Warwick’s Elizabeth Mill, a 19th-century structure that a development company had initially said could be transformed into apartments, retail and office space instead will be torn down and replaced with a modern building. City officials hope the new mixed-use building will spur other development around T.F. Green Airport. 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
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
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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