Updated December 10 at 6:26am
Economic Development
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Starting with the Navy shrinking its presence nearly half a century ago, Aquidneck Island has lost more than one-quarter of its population, with Newport and Middletown accounting for the entire decline. And the state expects that trend to continue. … more
WHITINSVILLE, Mass. – Blackstone Heritage Corridor Inc. has been awarded a $200,000 grant from The Champlain Foundations to fund construction of a replica barn at the site of the Captain Wilbur Kelly House and Transportation Museum in the … more
Sail Newport’s Campaign for Blue Space, which is building an education and recreation center at Fort Adams State Park, received a $500,000 grant from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo says that when out-of-state business leaders see her coming, they know what's about to happen. She's going to sell Rhode Island to them. Of course she is. In a state that doesn't require big numbers to move the needle, … more
FALL RIVER – Southcoast Technology Center Inc. recently sold the property at 420 Airport Road, a nearly 6-acre lot in the Fall River Industrial Park, to Madison FR Properties LLC for $2.4 million, The Herald News reported Nov. 17. Paul … more
The Newport Opera House Theater will receive state historic preservation tax credits for a conversion to a nonprofit theater and performing arts center. more
Before an audience of more than 700 Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce members, Providence Equity Partners LLC founder and CEO Jonathan M. Nelson provided outside validation that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s personal efforts on behalf of the Ocean State are having an effect. more
(Updated 9:36 a.m.) Six companies will share more than $275,000 through the next round of Innovation Voucher awards to leverage research and development partnerships with local universities or institutions: Aquanis LLC, MindImmune Therapeutics Inc., NanoSoft LLC, ProThera Biologics Inc., PowerDocks LLC and Videology Imaging Solutions Inc. more
A coalition of several Newport-based entities and the Economic Development Foundation of Rhode Island will seek $2.1 million in Rebuild Rhode Island tax credits to create an innovation center. more
WaterFire received a $250,000 grant from The Champlin Foundations on Thursday to help fund its “Inspire, Imagine, Ignite – The Campaign for WaterFire” capital fundraising initiative, the public phase of which launched Thursday evening during the second annual FireBall. more
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