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Economic Development
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A cost-sharing proposal for a wastewater system upgrade could allow the long-awaited American Tourister Mill project to move forward to construction. more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Joy Hearn, D-Barrington, has introduced a resolution that would grant $750,000 to the Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership. The nonprofit organization, a business unit of the University of Rhode Island Research … more
Federal Hill has occupied a special place in Providence's self-image for a long time. But in many people's eyes, that place is being challenged. This week's cover story examines the changing face of the neighborhood, specifically Atwells … 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
The proposed downtown Providence site for the Pawtucket Red Sox ballpark is large enough and suitable for the facility, and will have sufficient parking and traffic circulation, the team’s president announced Thursday. more
Providence City Council President Luis A. Aponte on Thursday announced a 28-member “Steering Committee,” comprised of city officials and local business leaders, who will assist an economic consulting firm in conducting research for the city. more
PROVIDENCE – The House has approved legislation to clear the way for construction of a hotel at or near the Twin River Casino in Lincoln. The bill, introduced by Rep. Jeremiah T. O'Grady, D-Lincoln, now goes to the Senate for … more
The proposed creation of a School Building Authority in Rhode Island will allow the state to direct construction funds to public schools based on prioritized need, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Work has begun on a $6.9 million upgrade to the entrance plaza and traffic pattern for Providence Station, where several thousand commuters each day access Amtrak or Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority trains. more
Penn National Gaming Inc. said that it plans to open the $225 million Plainridge Park Casino on June 24, pending final regulatory approval by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. more
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